2017 KUMEU VILLAGE KUMEU RIVER CHARDONNAY
This is a wine where we always have a bottle in the fridge. Hand harvested Whole-bunch pressed with indigenous yeast. Aged 11 months in barrel, this is the perfect aperitif Chardonnay this wine also goes very well with all types of seafood. Fermented 80% in old French oak barriques, and 20% in stainless steel tanks there is very little oak influence on either nose or palate. This has allowed the vibrant fruit to show through beautifully with lively lime and lemon aromas and a flinty, mineral edginess with hints of fig and white peach. (Winery)
About:Kumeu River Winery was founded by the Brajkovich family, pioneers of the New Zealand wine industry who have been internationally recognised as producing world class wine. Kumeu River Wines encompasses 30 hectares of vineyards, which are predominantly clay soils overlying a sandstone base. These soil types retain sufficient water at depth, even during the summer months, to ensure the deep vine roots continue to hydrate the vine without excessive vigour. Therefore, the vineyard doesn’t require irrigation, a factor that is critical to the quality of Kumeu River’s grapes.
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