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Sam Harrop Chardonnay "Cedalion" '15

Waiheke Island

Sam Harrop Chardonnay "Cedalion" '15

Sam Harrop - a winemaker, wine writer, a Master of Wine. He is also a great representation of a smaller producer to come of out New Zealand where initially, to gain traction, most gravitated towards larger outposts for winemaking. More recently, we're seeing a resurgence for those that are heavily involved in this movement towards being estate driven, creating something of interest and intellect - not just through Sam's words as he touches on this idea, but through his wines. Waiheke Island is just off the coast near Auckland. As Sam Harrop says: "Cedalion wines embody the values of their maker: Subtlety, singularity, and – in the case of the flagship wines – longevity. Wines are made from single vineyards chosen for their uniqueness and ability to produce a premium example of the varietal. They are a true reflection of the site in any given year."

This wine shows bright citrus lime, grapefruit, lemon zest and white floral aroma, which integrates beautifully with subtle acacia and cedar notes. This is not a rich, ripe wine; it is a more linear, saline style. The wine’s trademark zingy acidity and salty finish is present in abundance.

Perman

New Zealand

Details

Producer Sam Harrop
Vintage 2015
Format 750ml
Grape Variety Chardonnay

Acidity

3 / 5

Tannin

2 / 5

Body

3 / 5

Sweetness

1 / 5

Fruity

3 / 5

Funky

1 / 5

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