Elephant Hill Hawke's Bay Chardonnay (2019)

The 2019 vintage (4*) is a 'lightly oaked' style, estate-grown at Te Awanga (85 per cent) and in the Bridge Pa Triangle (15 per cent). Lees-aged for over a year, it was matured in a mix of French oak casks and tanks. Bright, light lemon/green, it is full-bodied, with generous, peachy, slightly toasty flavours, fresh acidity and good complexity. Drink now or cellar.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $28 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

Reviewed November 2021

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