Collaboration Wines Aurulent chardonnay, The Hawkes Bay
Regular price $50.00
Elegant, rich and complex barrel aged chardonnay. Beautiful intense citrus fruits interwoven with fine French oak and a lovely bready, yeasty character. Soft, fine, creamy & textural palate with a refreshingly dry, lemon pith and saline finish. A complex wine that continues to unfold.
2021 was typical of a classic Hawke’s Bay summer. Warm sunny days with cool nights produced cChardonnay with a beautiful intensity of fruit and fine acid line definitely worthy of cellaring. As autumn approached the season became cooler yet remained dry providing ideal ripening conditions overall.
70% Kokako, Ohiti Valley and 30% Ascot, Havelock North
Hand-picked, whole bunch pressed, natural ferment, 100% malo-lactic fermentation, aged in barrel on lees 8 months, new (28%) and old French oak, individual barrel selection to taste. Unfined & light filtration.
About Collaboration Wines
Winemaker Julianne Brogden is the one woman driving force behind Collaboration Wines, working with a handful of dedicated Hawke’s Bay growers to craft fine wine. Being small enables an approach rooted in a high attention to detail and an obsessive focus on quality that produces memorable wines, which express the vineyards they originate from.
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