Saint Clair Vicar's Choice Chardonnay

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Country: New Zealand

Region: Marlborough

Producer: Saint Clair

Appellation: マールボロ

Volume: 750ml

Vintage: 2017

Colour: White

Varietals: Chardonnay

Style: Dry

Food Pairing: Perfectly matched with grilled chicken or salmon.

Serving Temperature: 7 - 10

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Description

Colour: Pale gold. 
Aroma: Ripe stone fruit aroma of nectarine and peach, with citrus lift.
Palate: Juicy, fresh nectarine and peach stone fruit with a hint of hazelnut and vanilla.
 
Grape varaiety: Chardonnay 100% 

Winemaking

Selected from a range of vineyards with fertile, free draining soils across the Marlborough region. Picked at optimum ripeness, the careful selection of fruit contributes to the complexity of the wine.
 
Climate: 
Marlborough provides a semi-continental climate with cool winters, hot summers, cool nighttime temperatures and very low rainfall.
 
Soils: Varied throughout the Marlborough region.
 
Harvest: Machine
 
Vinification: 
The grapes were harvested at optimum ripeness and fermented in seasoned oak or stainless steel tanks. Each parcel went through malolactic fermentation to soften and round out the palate. After several months lees aging post fermentation, each parcel was assessed and selected for this final wine. 
 
Aging: Six months
 
Acidity: 5.6 g/l 
PH: 3.43
Residual sugar: 2.0 g/l  
Alc.%: 13.00% 
 

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