Cloudy Bay Chardonnay, 2019, 750ML

SKU: 600023
Sub region: Marlborough
Variety: Chardonnay
Rating: James Suckling 92

Fruit from 4 vineyard blocks located in separated sub-regions: Brancott, Fairhall, Ben Morven and Central Wairau Valley.

Mix of free-draining gravel and loam based soils.

The Chardonnay is hand-picked. After gentle pressing, the juice was settled and racked, before being transferred to French oak barriques of which 15% were new. After fermentation, the wine rested in barrel for 11 months before blending. 21% of the wine went through malolactic fermentation.