Monowai Chardonnay 2019

Tasting Notes

The flavours in our Chardonnay reflect the high-altitude inland position of the vineyard. Aromas of ripe peach abound in this pale gold wine, with subtle undertones of buttery oak adding layers of complexity. A balance of fresh fruit, malolactic and oak influences have resulted in a full bodied wine with stonefruit flavours, buttery, nutty notes and a hint of citrus.

Winemaker's Notes

Fruit was selectively harvested at optimum ripeness, gently pressed and fermented between 12-15˚C to maximise freshness and aroma. 60% was fermented in Oak barrels and underwent malolactic fermentation while the other 40% was aged sur lie in stainless tanks to retain fruit freshness. 100% of this wine underwent malolactic fermentation and ageing in French oak barrels.

Region: Hawke's Bay
Alcohol: 14%  pH: 3.4  RS: <2g/L  
TA: 5.6  

Cellaring

Delicious for drinking right now, this wine has the potential to cellar for another 5 years over which it will develop an added richness and complexity.

Food Match

Roast Chicken. Salmon Risotto. Quiche Lorraine

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Other Vintages

Monowai Chardonnay 2018
Monowai Chardonnay 2015
Monowai Chardonnay 2016
Monowai Chardonnay 2014
Monowai Chardonnay 2013

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