WAIPARA SPRINGS 2011 CHARDONNAY


VINTAGE  NOTES

Waipara Springs Chardonnay
Brix:  24-24.5
Fermentation:  100% French oak (old)
Alcohol:  14 %
Titratable Acidity: 5.6 g/l
pH:  3.25

Cellar Notes

Gently pressed, the juice was allowed to ferment with native wild yeasts and 2% solids. 50 percent of the wine was fermented in 500-L puncheons and the rest fermented in old oak barriques. After fermentation the wines remained in barrel without any sulphur dioxide until the following year. We partially lees stir our chardonnay and only allowed a small portion of malolactic fermentation. 

 

Tasting Notes

Made to show the limestone rich soils that it is derived from, this is a rich, complex wine with aromas of fresh stonefruit and hazelnuts. Silky smooth on the palate and with fine acidity, this is an excellent and versatile food wine.  Food: Match with delicate white meats such as chicken or pasta dishes.

Download tasting notes in printable PDF format

Purchase this wine now from Southern Boundary Wines Online Shop

 

 


 

    > Waipara Springs

    > Waipara Downs

    > Bascand Estate

    > The Springs

    > Jack's Canyon


 

Subscribe or follow us

For the latest news, events and wine deals, sign up now to our newsletter, follow us on Twitter or Like us on our Fan Page

Follow Waipara_Springs on Twitter

 

Featured Wine

WAIPARA SPRINGS PINOT GRIS

This is an aromatic, full-flavoured wine with tropical fruit notes of guava and fresh pears with a hint of quince spice. 

ยป read more

 

>> Online Shop

       

>> Wine Dogs

>> Image Gallery

If you have any images that you would like to see on our website, please do not hesitate to email them.

Waipara Springs
Winery & Cafe

Waipara. North Canterbury,
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 314 6777
Fax:   +64 3 314 6993

Worldwide Distributors

Southern Boundary Wines Group