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Neudorf Vineyards Rosies Block Chardonnay 2017

13.5% abv

Named after Tim and Judy’s daughter Rosie. Her block sits on the hill overlooking the home block. Winemaking is very similar to Moutere – 100% malolactic fermentation and only about 15 % new oak.

“A fragrant, elegant wine, citrusy and mealy, with grapefruit and toast flavours. Mouth-filling, it is youthful, with good concentration and acidity and excellent complexity” FIVE STARS Michael Cooper NZ Wine Guide

It is all about structure when it comes to Neudorf Chardonnay. Fruit does get a mention (white stonefruit, pink grapefruit). So do nuts and cereal (raw cashews, toasted muesli).

But the overarching note is structure – the bones on which everything else hangs. The structure references our gravel-threaded clay soils, the deep roots of our old vines and the Nelson climate – long warm summers, cool nights. This terroir retains enough acidity to allow the stronger malic acid to ferment naturally into softer lactic acid without the wine looking “flabby”, as can be the case in hot climate Chardonnay. There is a core of dense fruit underpinned by crystalline mineral acidity, giving the wine great poise and persistence. Winemaker Todd Steven’s elegant use of oak allows you to see into the wine without the distracting “noise” of too much toasty oak.

£25.00inclusive of Duty and VAT

Limited stock, only 11 remaining

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Tim and Judy Finn planted their first vines in 1978, alongside the tiny hamlet of Neudorf, established by German settlers in 1842. While the Finns initially earned an international reputation for their concentrated, mineral Chardonnay and taut, racy Riesling, it is their elegant and complex Pinot Noir which has attracted recent attention.

Neudorf Moutere Vineyards are organic and dry farmed (not irrigated). Neudorf Moutere Chardonnay, Neudorf Moutere Pinot Noir, Neudorf Moutere Riesling, Neudorf Moutere Albariño are all Bio-Gro Certified with Rosie’s Block Chardonnay as the most recently certified addition to the list. Neudorf consider their wines fit into the natural wine category if a smidgeon of sulphur is included in the ever wavering definition (and yes, the wines are vegan).

“Taste any of Neudorf Vineyard’s wines and it is obvious why many consider Tim Finn to be among New Zealand’s very best winemakers. Finn offers complexity and interest where others settle for less”
Tim Atkin MW, Wine (UK)

Reference #:
11378
Strength
13.5 ABV
Bottles per Case
6 bottles
Grapes
Chardonnay
Organic
No
Biodynamic
No
Vegan
Yes
Vegetarian
Yes
Sparkling
No

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Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly.

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All orders confirmed by us before 12 noon will be eligible for next day delivery. Exact delivery date is dependent on collation of your order and will be confirmed to you in a subsequent email from you order confirmation.

Deliveries are normally between 09.00 and 17.00 Tuesday to Friday and a signature is required on receipt of delivery. (We do not ship on a Friday for Monday delivery unless specfically requested to do so).

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