Netherwood Chardonnay | Black Estate

A rare wine from a unique site, made in very small quantites – ripe and textured with a backbone of salty minerality – worth seeking out.

Region:

North Canterbury

Appellation:

Waipara Valley

Variety / Blend:

Chardonnay:

Climate:

Cool maritime

Soils:

Waipara Greensand - green grey richly glauconitic sandstone

Farming:

Organic with Biodynamic treatments. Certified BioGro

Altitude:

Fermentation:

Indigenous yeasts in seasoned 500-litre French oak

Ageing:

8 months on lees, full malo