TerraVin Chardonnay 2011

2011 is the current vintage of this Marlborough Chardonnay made by TerraVin.

 

Harvest

2011 was a moderate yielding vintage with a good flowering that was backed up by a classic Marlborough summer. Smaller berry size ensured good concentration and the warmth ensured nice balance of acid, pH and lower alcohols.

 

In the bottle

100% Chardonnay; two thirds Clone 95, one third Mendoza

13.0 % Alcohol by Volume

TA: 8.2 g/L

pH: 3.22 g/L

 

Reviews

Lisa Perrotti-Brown M.W., Wine Advocate – E Robert Parker – October 2013 90+/100

‘With appealing scents of baker’s yeast, honeycomb and musk perfume over notes of apple pie and warm peaches, the medium-bodied 2011 Chardonnay has a lot of apple and stone fruit flavor intensity in the mouth, though it remains elegantly styled with a lovely seamlessness and a long, yeasty finish. Drink it now to 2016+.

Michael Cooper, Winestate Magazine – July 2013 - ★★★★

‘Elegant, tightly structured, citrusy wine, fermented and matured for 16 months in French oak barriques.   Fresh acidity, with grapefruit-like flavours showing very good depth, a gentle twist of oak and a lengthy finish.  

Raymond Chan, raymondchanwinereviews.co.nz – May 2013 - ★★★★

Full straw-yellow colour with light lemon-green hues on edge.  The bouquet is up-front with clear and lifted aromas of citrus fruits, white stonefruits, savoury nuts and butterscotch MLF notes. ...

 

$29.00