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2013 The Darling Chardonnay - Last Bottles

Marlborough

This wine has been made in an old-world style with minimal intervention. It is soft with great texture and has flavors of citrus, melon, white peach and a touch of flint. A refined mid-palate, with great length of flavor.
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Winemaker's notes

The grapes were picked in late April. They were lightly crushed and pressed while still cold, retaining their pure flavors. The wine was fermented in oak allowing subtle texture and complexity to be added. Natural yeast fermented the wine slowly to keep the softness and texture of the wine. It was aged on lees in oak with minimal intervention.

Details

Vintage2013 RegionMarlborough VarietyChardonnay ColorWhite Volume750ml Case size12
Alcohol Level 14% Acidity 6.8 pH 3.33 Serving Temp 50°F

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