Pegasus Bay Virtuoso Chardonnay


Blended from the ‘best barrels’, this wine is hand-harvested from the company’s mature, Mendoza-clone vines at Waipara. Fermented with indigenous yeasts, it is lees-aged for a year in French oak puncheons (30 per cent new in 2016), matured in tanks on light lees for several more months before bottling, and then bottle-aged for a year prior to its release. The 2016 vintage (5*) has a fragrant, complex, inviting bouquet. Light lemon/green, it is full-bodied, rich and rounded, with deep stone-fruit and nut flavours, slightly smoky notes, excellent complexity, balanced acidity, and a seamless finish. Drink now or cellar.


Price: $60.00 NZD
Value for Money: AV
Rating: 5 Stars
Sweetness: DRY
Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay

This is a Potential Classic

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