Felton Road

Chardonnay 'Block 2'

Chardonnay 'Block 2', Felton Road

Chardonnay 'Block 2', Felton Road
  • Chardonnay
  • Block 2 was planted in 1992 and is positioned on a gentle east facing slope, immediately north of Block 3 on the Elms vineyard
  • Deep angular schist soils
  • Hand harvested
  • Whole bunch pressed, settled over night and flowed by gravity to barrel
  • Fermented with indigenous yeasts in season French oak (no new oak), followed by a long and complete malolactic fermentation
  • Aged for 16 months in barrel (11 months on gross lees) and carefully racked to tank
  • Bottled unfined and unfiltered

Info

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

Sizes Available

Full Bottle NZ-FRW-20-21 6/750ml

Resources

Press & Reviews

James Suckling
Score
94
Date
2022-11-02