Clearview Reserve Chardonnay 2015

The Clearview classic – iconic powerhouse chardonnay! Big, bold and luscious with loads of stone fruit characters and a delicious creamy caramel nose. Well integrated oak with a balanced yet complex palate. Drink now for a fruit driven style or cellar until 2020.

$42.00

"If you like a chewy, chunky, big Chardonnay, here it comes. It's like you've walked into the room and somebody 's left the light off but the volume on the stereo loud at 10. You smell this and it's BOOM! It's straight volume on 10, or even 11." - Cameron Douglas(MS)

Accolades

 

5%
(light)
14.5%
21%
(strong)

Alcohol

2g/l
(sweet)
6.9
10g/l
(tart)

Acidity

1.0
(acidic)
3.56
6.0
(flat)

pH

0
years
2.5
10+
years

Cellaring

Winemaker's Notes

Picked from our 28-year-old vines and some of the newer plantings from our Te Awanga vineyards; 10 different soil types in the vineyard; four separate picking times; 10 barrel makers; three yeast strains and wild yeasts all contribute to the complexity of this iconic wine. The same winemakers Tim & Barry and vineyard manager Grant have been involved in the production of this wine for nearly the past quarter century.

Vintage
2015
Variety
Chardonnay
Color
White
Region
Hawke's Bay
Closure
Screw Cap
Volume
750

Clearview Estate

We like Clearview’s stubbornness! Told the location was “too cold to grow wine grapes,” Tim & Helga plowed ahead. They rammed posts, ran wires, and lovingly trained the young vines to produce their first reds. Today, this much-loved family-owned and -operated estate are making sustainable, handmade wines that you’re sure to love.

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