Organic Walnut Block Nut Cracker Chardonnay
Rich and full bodied, with abundant flavours of stone fruit and citrus with hints of nuts. The finish is beautifully supported with elegant oak and good acidity. 750ml,
Handpicked from 20-year-old Mendoza vines in Marlborough, New Zealand, this wine is very expressive with many layers. The palate is rich and full bodied, yet displays a tightly structured minerality typical of the clone. Abundant flavours of stone fruit and citrus with hints of nuts, the finish is beautifully supported with elegant oak and good acidity.
Certified organic by BioGro New Zealand. Organically managed, each plant is shoot thinned and lightly leaf plucked to provide ideal light penetration and even ripening. Very low yields ensure excellent flavours with the cool climate providing finely balanced
HARVEST & WINEMAKING
A wine created by nature’s elements. The grapes are handpicked, whole-bunched pressed, and the juice runs directly into French 500L oak puncheons. Wild yeasts from the vineyard provide a natural fermentation. The wine is left to develop in barrel for 12 months.
Cellaring potential – will mature gracefully over the next seven years.
About the producer
Walnut Block, New Zealand
Walnut Block Wines is the vision of two brothers – Clyde and Nigel Sowman. In combining their experience in viticulture and the wine industry with their passion for and appreciation of fine wine, they have created a unique range of superbly crafted Marlborough wines. A boutique winery, Walnut Block offers some of the best wine buys in New Zealand.