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Greystone - Chardonnay 2019 Greystone - Chardonnay 2019

Greystone - Chardonnay 2020

Barrel-fermented goodness.

Single Bottle:

$43.00
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Type:White

Varietal:Chardonnay

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:13.5%

Region:Waipara

Country:New Zealand

Tasting Notes

Aromatically inviting with golden kiwifruit, nashi with mild oak and coconut husk. The palate is full, with generous flavours supported by fine-grained oak phenolics and ripe acidity.

Technical Info

Brand:Greystone

Closure:Screwcap

Organic Certification:BioGro - 5920

Country of Origin:New Zealand

Serving Temperature:10-13°C

Drink By:2029

Wine Ageing:10 months Burgundy Oak Barriques - 31 % new

Winemaking Style:Low-intervention

Harvest:A blend of our two oldest blocks. One block is limestone dominant, while the other is clay.

Winemaking:Each block was wild-fermented separately in French oak barriques without intervention allowing for a natural, primary, and malo-lactic fermentation through to completion.

Viticulture:Unique limestone conglomerate in which the vine roots grow (greystone). A limestone mix of fossils, sea shells and small pebbles that have been fused together through the seismic movement of North Canterbury. The north-facing limestone hills slope down to clay, the perfect combination for growing wines with minerality and concentration.

Food Pairing:Grilled prawn salad, Chicken Caesar salad, Lemon herb roast chicken, Poached salmon, Pesto pasta, Butter-poached lobster, Creamy risotto, Fresh crab cakes, Tuna Niçoise salad.

Reviews and Accolades

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

97 points Champion Organic Wine of Show

95

The Real Review - Bob Campbell MW

Weighty and quite concentrated chardonnay with a nice mix of sweet fruit and savoury characters including peach, citrus, nectarine, baguette crust and spicy French oak.

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

Sweet

Fruity

Savoury

Acidity

Greystone

Established in 2000 by Peter Thomas and his wife Debbie, Greystone Winery, located on the Omihi Hills of New Zealand's South Island, has earned numerous accolades. In 2012, Decanter Magazine recognized it as one of New Zealand's Top 20 wineries. Winemaker Dom Maxwell was named New Zealand's Winemaker of the Year by Gourmet Traveller Wine. In 2023, Greystone was honored with the Trophy for Champion at The International Wine Challenge, earning the title of the #1 Organic Winery in the World. Founded with a vision to create wines reflecting their unique terroir, Greystone boasts organic certification and embraces regenerative practices, including the use of sheep for ground maintenance, reducing emissions and eliminating the need for high-emission vehicles. Their winemaking philosophy prioritizes natural inspiration and minimal intervention, resulting in a portfolio of delicious, texturally rich wines, including vegan-friendly options.

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