Ma Maison Chardonnay 2016
$39.90 inc. GST
18.0/20 – Raymond Chan
“Medium-full bodied, the palate has rich and sweet flavours of ripe yellow stonefruits and tropical fruit harmoniously entwined with creamy barrel-ferment and subtle nutty oak elements. The palate is rounded and mouthfilling and the wine flows smoothly along a fine-textured line with fresh, lacy acidity in the background. The palate possesses a rich, rounded and well-packed heart and line to carries to a lingering finish.” – Raymond Chan
Tasting Note: The nose is softly full with good depth and density of ripe, savoury yellow stonefruits, citrus fruits and mealy elements, along with subtle nutty, leesy notes, the oaking discrete and balanced. Medium-bodied, the palate has a core of savoury yellow stonefruits with a layering of citrus fruit, and mealy and nutty elements. The mouthfeel is fresh and crisp with lacy acidity, and the wine flows along a soft, textural line with good depth and presence.. The wine carries to a gently full and lingering finish of stonefruits and nuts. This is a savoury yellow stonefruited Chardonnay with good depth and presence and a fresh, underlying mouthfeel. Aged 11 months on lees in seasoned French oak barriques, with no MLF.
Alcohol Volume: 13.5%
Region: Martinborough, New Zealand