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Stoneleigh Rapaura Marlborough Chardonnay 2018


Gold, scored 97 points, Champion Chardonnay






White Wine


$15 to $20

Key flavours

Creamy, peach, smoky, stone fruit

Judges Comments:

A single vineyard wine is, as the name suggests, made from grapes harvested from one single vineyard, because the vineyard displays a special or unique character. This is certainly the case with this Champion Chardonnay. Marlborough grapes are selected from the best site in the Stoneleigh Rapaura vineyards, an ancient riverbed beside the Wairau river. Stone fruit aromas and flavours with a hint of gun smoke and vanillian oak. Rich and creamy mouthfeel with juicy acidity. A long dry finish to the Champion White Wine of the show.

Pairing Recommendation:

A super versatile wine that enhances all sorts of foods from the Sunday roast, pot-luck dinners, Mexican dishes, burger and ribs, pizza and pasta, as well as light lunches and of course picnics. Perfect with chips and dips, antipasti, pre-dinner nibbles and cheese.