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Greywacke Chardonnay

2015 | New Zealand | Marlborough 750 ml | 14.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Apple
  • Vanilla
  • Citrus
  • Good with
  • Chicken
  • Pork
  • Fish
  • Its also
  • Ecological
  • 90+
¥310
¥440
  • Product details

    Description

    Fragrant and intense, with honeysuckle, ginger and orange marmalade flavors, juicy lemon and pear notes and a smooth, lush texture. There's plenty of juiciness on the finish, and details of lemon verbena and apple blossom.  
    Rated 93/100 from Wine Spectator & 92/100 from Wine Enthusiast.

    About Greywacke

    Named after New Zealand’s prolific bedrock, Greywacke is the personal venture of Kevin Judd, one of Marlborough’s pioneer winemakers. He sources prime fruit from mature vineyards within the central Wairau and Southern Valleys.

    Variety Description

    Chardonnay

    Chardonnay is a green-skinned grape variety used to make white wine. It originated in the Burgundy wine region of eastern France but is now grown wherever wine is produced, from England to New Zealand.The Chardonnay grape itself is very neutral, with many of the flavors commonly associated with the grape being derived from such influences as terroir and oak. It is vinified in many different styles, from the lean, crisply mineral wines of Chablis, France to New World wines with oak, and tropical fruit flavors.

    Country Description

    New Zealand

    New Zealand wine is largely produced in ten major wine growing regions spanning from north to south Northland, Auckland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Wellington, Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury/Waipara and Central Otago. New Zealand red wines are typically made from a blend of varietals (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and much less often Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec), or Pinot noir. In white wines Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc predominate in plantings and production. New Zealand is home to what many wine critics consider the world’s best Sauvignon blanc 

    Region Description

    Marlborough

    Marlborough is one of the regions of New Zealand, located in the northeast on the South Island. Marlborough can lay claim to starting the modern New Zealand wine industry. Here in the late 1970s, Marlborough produced Sauvignon blanc, among other varieties, which led to confidence that New Zealand could produce interesting wine. Today, the Marlborough wine region represents 62% of total vineyard area in the country. The king varietal here is Sauvignon blanc, closely followed by Pinot noir and Chardonnay. Sauvignon blanc from Marlborough offer unique aromas and flavors, which earns them much praise from wine lovers around the world.