Lake Chalice `The Raptor` Chardonnay 2010 (12 x 750mL), Marlborough, NZ.

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Overview

A full bodied Chardonnay with flavours of white peach, nectarine and underlying hints of nuts and spice. The nose is aromatic and lifted and the palate elegant and creamy with well balanced acidity that leads to a warm lingering finish.

Region:
NZ - Marlborough
State:
Imported
Country:
New Zealand

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Bright, pale straw on release

Aroma/Palate

A full bodied Chardonnay with flavours of white peach, nectarine and underlying hints of nuts and spice. The nose is aromatic and lifted and the palate elegant and creamy with well balanced acidity that leads to a warm lingering finish.

Cellaring Potential

Enjoy now and over the next 5 years

Food Matching

Perfect with fettuccini and smoked ham. The creamy smoky nature of the dish complementing perfectly the flavours in this wine.

Medals & Trophies

Gold Medal, International Wine Show 2011

Gold Medal, Marlborough Wine Show 2011

Silver Medal, Spiegelau Int’l Wine Competition 2011

Vintage
2010
Region
NZ - Marlborough
Grape Style
Chardonnay
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13.5%

Winery Profile

Brand Profile Image

Lake Chalice Wines is one of the few remaining privately and locally owned wine companies in New Zealand and is located in the country's main wine-growing region, Marlborough.

Launched in 1989 on a 11ha (28 acre), stony paddock in Rapaura, Wairau Valley, Lake Chalice Wines now owns four key vineyard sites, as well as sourcing fruit from several carefully selected contract growers.

Founders Chris Gambitsis and Phil Binnie, who were joined in 1998 by winemaker Matt Thomson, share a simple philosophy: to make quality varietal wines from Marlborough grapes.

The Karearea or NZ falcon emblem features on the Lake Chalice Wines' label. In a land with no native mammals, this rare, endemic raptor has always flown fearlessly above the rest. Lake Chalice Wines is a proud sponsor of the Wingspan Birds of Prey Trust, dedicated to preserving New Zealand's raptors.

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