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Gimblett Gravels Chardonnay 2019

The structure has a tight shape with the finesse and concentration that are hallmarks of Trinity Hill Chardonnay. It displays delicacy but richness and the beautifully linear acidity makes it a fantastic match with food.

An excellent partner with white meats and seafood dishes.

$39.99
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Vineyards

Region: Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Vineyard Appellation: Gimblett Gravels

Vineyards: Tin Shed & Winery Blocks

Varietal Mix

100% Chardonnay

Clones: 47% Clone 95 | 44% Clone 548 | 9% Clone 15

Harvest Detail

Picked: 5th to 15th March

Bottling Detail

Alc/Vol: 13.0%

TA: 5.0 g/L

pH: 3.46

RS: 1.18 g/L

Winemaking and Viticulture

Hand-harvested fruit was gently pressed and fermented with indigenous yeast in French oak 500 litre puncheons. The wild yeast ferments help add complexity and texture. Malo-lactic fermentation was encouraged to soften acidity and give further richness. The wine received 11 months barrel aging then a further 4 months in tank on lees.

The Wine

Fruit flavours are in the cool to moderate spectrum of citrus, white flowers, ripe grapefruit and melon. The style is mid-weight with elegant oak nicely tucked in, providing texture and lingering flavours of cashew, roasted almond and gun flint.

The structure has a tight shape with the finesse and concentration that are hallmarks of Trinity Hill Chardonnay. It displays delicacy but richness and the beautifully linear acidity makes it a fantastic match with food.

An excellent partner with white meats and seafood dishes.

Drink to 2026

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