Pegasus Bay Chardonnay


Strapping yet delicate, richly flavoured yet subtle, this sophisticated North Canterbury wine is one of the country’s best Chardonnays grown south of Marlborough. Muscular and taut, it typically offers a seamless array of fresh, crisp, citrusy, biscuity, complex flavours and great concentration and length. Estate-grown at Waipara, it is based on ungrafted, Mendoza-clone vines (about 30 years old), hand-picked and given lengthy oak aging (the 2018 vintage was fermented and lees-aged for a year in French oak puncheons, 30 per cent new). The 2018 vintage (5*) is bright, light yellow/green, with a rich, smoky, fragrant bouquet. Weighty, concentrated and youthful, it is powerful, with deep stone-fruit flavours, finely integrated oak, impressive complexity, and a long finish. Best drinking 2022+.


Price: $43.00 NZD
Value for Money: AV
Rating: 5 Stars
Sweetness: DRY
Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay

This is a Super Classic

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