Mission Estate Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 201875cl
Mission Estate Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2018
Description of Mission Estate Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2018
Mission Estate Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2018 (Chardonnay)
- View: Mission Estate Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2018 is a light-golden-yellow-coloured wine.
- Nose: On the nose, Mission Estate Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2018 has notes of apples, peaches, vanilla, brioche, nuts and a hint of minerality and smoke.
- Mouth: On the palate this wine is fresh with racy acidity, medium body and a concentration of complex flavours. The most present flavours are stone fruit, walnuts, brioche and melon. The finish is long and salty. This wine is ready to be consumed, but can also be stored in cellar for another 4 years.
APPELLATION: Hawkes BayVINEYARD: Mission Estate. The Mission Estate is a New Zealand winery established in 1851.The grapes for their Chardonnay wines are sourced from Hawke's Bay top-quality vineyards. They try to produce high-quality grapes that fully developed their flavour components, through lower yields and longer hang time.GRAPES: 100 % Chardonnay.
AGEING: After fermentation the wines were kept on lees and aged in oak barrels for 6 months. Malolactic fermentation was prevented.
PREPARATION: The fermentation was done in stainless steel tanks, making sure temperature control is done properly. The yeast strains used for the fermentation, produce Chardonnays with varietal character.
PAIRING: Mission Estate Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2018 pairs perfectly with pork, chicken, salmon and heavy vegetarian dishes.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10°C