2020 Black Estate Home Vineyard Chardonnay

Black Estate |North Canterbury |Chardonnay
Salty, mineral, and biodynamic Chardonnay from a top-tier natural winery in New Zealand's Waipara Valley.

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Black Estate's Home Vineyard is located in the northern slopes of New Zealand's Waipara Valley, in North Canterbury.

Their Chardonnay vines were planted in 1984, and farmed with organic and biodynamic practices since 2010. Like all of the domaine's wines, the grapes are fermented with wild yeasts, in 500L oak barrels that have seen two to four vintages. A bit of lees ageing and full malo gives a round and rich texture, but there's still plenty of freshness and an undercurrent of minerality.

Bottled unfiltered and unfined, well worth decanting to serve.

Aromas of grapefruit, hazelnut, orange blossom nectarine and sea spray. Rich, pure and integrated with a dense core of concentrated fruit. The flavours taper to a salty, mineral and long finish. Drink now until 2030. This is an unfiltered wine with small amounts of sediment. Please allow the bottle to stand and settle before pouring. Decanting will allow maximum expression of aroma and purity of fruit to emerge.

Region: Waipara, New Zealand
Blend: Chardonnay (100%)
ABV: 14%
Closure: 750ml
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93 Points - "This is a beautifully mineral and flinty chardonnay with a medium body and long, sleek and phenolic layers. Dried lemons, slate, green apples, grapefruit and subtle spice. Tightly wound. From organically grown grapes. Unfined and unfiltered. Drink or hold. Screw cap." - JamesSuckling.com

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