Felton Road

Chardonnay 'Bannockburn'

Chardonnay 'Bannockburn'

Chardonnay Bannockburn Felton Road
  • Chardonnay
  • Grown mostly on the Elms vineyard in Blocks 2,6,8 & 9, with approximately 10% coming from Cornish Point vineyard
  • A range of altitudes and aspects with the soils mostly deep schist gravels
  • Hand harvested
  • Whole bunch pressed with the juice flowing to barrel by gravity after overnight settling
  • Fermented in French oak (mostly well-seasoned barrels with just 5% new) with native yeasts
  • Malolactic fermentation occurred with only periodic stirring of the lees, combined with 11 months on the lees
  • Aged for a total 13 months in barrel
  • Bottled unfined and unfiltered

     

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2021
Country:
New Zealand
Region:
Central Otago
Appellation:
Central Otago
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White

Sizes Available

Full Bottle NZ-FRW-02-21 6/750ml

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
91
Date
2024-02-22
James Suckling
Score
93
Date
2022-11-02
Vinous Media
Score
90
Date
2023-04-11
Decanter
Score
93
Date
2022-01-05
Jancis Robinson
Score
16.5
Date
2022-10-24