Kumeu River Rays Road Chardonnay 2021

Rays Road is Kumeu River’s new vineyard site located in New Zealand's Hawkes Bay region. This limestone hillside is at 180 meters altitude, with a northerly aspect and is dry-farmed to yield high quality grapes for wine under the Kumeu River Rays Road label. This Chardonnay was hand-harvested, whole bunch pressed and fermented with wild yeast in older French Oak barrels. The limestone soils of this vineyard give quite a different expression to the vineyards in Kumeu. The wine is fragrant and flinty with a hint of pink grapefruit. The palate is supple but with a limestone edge that is piercing and lingering.

Wine File
Producer:
Kumeu River
Country:
New Zealand
Region:
Hawkes Bay
Style:
White Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Chardonnay
Bottle Size:
75cl
Alcohol:
13.0%
Closure:
Screw Cap
Contains Sulphites:
Yes
Units Per Bottle:
9.75
Regular Price
£28.00
Sale Price
£28.00
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