Carrick Organic Bannockburn Central Otago Chardonnay (2020)

Certified organic, the 2020 vintage (4*) was hand-harvested, and fermented and matured for over a year in French oak barriques (15 per cent new). Light gold, it is mouthfilling, with youthful, peachy flavours, showing good intensity and vigour, finely integrated oak, steely acidity and a crisp, dry, lingering finish. A distinctly cool-climate, slightly austere wine, it's well worth cellaring. Best drinking 2024+.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $36 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: –V

When to drink: 2024

Reviewed March 2022

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