Stoneleigh Chardonnay 2011, Marlborough
Marlborough, New Zealand
A bold, complex chardonnay that tips onto the wild side, with some acetic tang on the finish. Intense, burgundian nose of peat smoke, cashews, dried pear and lemon peel. Medium-full bodied, with some sweetness balanced by slightly sour acidity. Excellent length.
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A nice balance of fruit, malo, and oak treatment resulting in a complex chardonnay with a nice long and lingering finish.
Pear and apple fruit notes, the malo fermentation adds a nice buttery taste and hints of smoke from the oak all work together in this wine.
(tasted March 20th, 2012)
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