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Falconhead Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay


FHCH-V


Vintage 2014

The nectarine and peach aromas of this wine are complimented with the delightful barrel fermentation aromas of crème brûlée and nougat. Subtle oak continues to influence the palate combined with a soft acidity and lingering rock melon fruit flavours.

 

Vintage 2013
“Bright, full straw-yellow colour with hints of gold, lighter on rim. The nose is full and up-front with aromas of ripe, savoury yellow stonefruits along with tropical fruits and apricots, entwined with soft oak and light butterscotch MLF nuances. Dryish to taste and medium-bodied, up-front ripe yellow stonefruit and sweet apricot flavours are melded with nuts, toast and butter. The mouthfeel is open and broad, quite rounded, with balanced acidity and energy. As the wine flows, drying phenolics emerge and carry the palate to a light, nutty finish. This is an up-front and open Chardonnay with moderately rich stonefruit flavours and a dry, nutty finish. Match with most white meat dishes over the next 3 years.”
Raymond Chan Wine Reviews 2014

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Accolades

VINTAGE 2013
4 stars Raymond Chan