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Tohu Whenua Awa Single Vineyard Series Chardonnay 2017

New Zealand, Awatere Valley
Chardonnay
Price code B
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DT

Dan Taylor
Export / Sales Manager, Kono NZ LP

NC

Nicola Clay
Kono NZ LP

Description

• aromas of juicy ripe stonefruit, pink grapefruit and soft smoky oak • richly textured palate of citrus, summer fruits and subtle mealy characteristics • seamless balance, refinement and length

Certifications

VegetarianVegan

Alcohol

13.0%

Analytical data

dry

2.5 g/l residual sugar
5.6 g/l acidity
3.44 pH

Vinification

• hand-harvested grapes, gently whole-bunch pressed • unsettled juice then moved to old French oak barriques for fermentation • fermentation with natural ‘wild’ yeasts, with a cultivated yeast added part way through fermentation to assist the wine to dryness • post-fermentation, each barrel underwent twice weekly batonage (yeast stirring) • malo-lactic fermentation occurred once the weather warmed in the spring • individual barrel assessment, with only the best deemed exceptional enough to make the final blend • bottled March 2018 - 4140 bottles produced

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