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Elephant Hill Estate Chardonnay 2017

The Elephant Hill Chardonnay is an award winning white wine made from handpicked fruit of outstanding quality and optimal flavour ripeness. The bunches were whole-bunch pressed to 228L Burgundian oak casks of which 25% were new. This is a wild yeast fermented Chardonnay which purposely did not go through malolactic fermentation and remained in barrel, on lees, for 11 months. Citrus blossom, pink grapefruit, nectarine and hazelnut aromas intermingle with flavours of green apple and hazelnut. The finish is pleasant, complex and persistent.

Wine File
Producer:
Elephant Hill
Country:
New Zealand
Region:
Hawkes Bay
Sub Region:
Coastal Areas
Style:
White Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Chardonnay
Bottle Size:
75cl
Alcohol:
13.5%
Closure:
Screw Cap
Contains Sulphites:
Yes
Units Per Bottle:
10.13
£19.95

The Producer Elephant Hill | Hawkes Bay

Established in 2003, Elephant Hill is located within a stone’s throw of the Pacific Ocean on the idyllic Te Awanga coast of Hawke’s Bay on New Zealand’s North Island. It is the dream of Reydan and Roger Weiss who first fell in love...

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The Region New Zealand | Hawkes Bay

Hawkes Bay is located on the eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island and is the country's second largest wine region with a respected 100+ year heritage in wine production. The various topography and wide range of soil types - from fertile silty loam’s to free-draining shingle...

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The Primary Grape Chardonnay

Organic vines in vineyard with crop cover

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Jamie Goode - Professional

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Bob Campbell MW - Professional

93 Points