Two Rivers

Two Rivers Clos des Pierres Chardonnay 2019

£22.00

Current stock: 6

Two Rivers, Clos des Pierres Chardonnay, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2019 

Bright lemon in colour, the bouquet offers aromas of orange blossom and stone fruit mingled with toasted cumin seeds and struck match. On the palate the wine is focused, opening up to layers of white peach, lemon curd and honeysuckle, over flavours of cinnamon stick and cloves. The artisan winemaking approach has resulted in an elegant and delicious wine, showing great vibrancy, purity of fruit and underlying old vine minerality.

"Clos des Pierres" is French for "place of stones" and gives reference to The Spring Vineyard which has extremely stony soils.
 
Predominately from 25 year old Mendoza clone Chardonnay vines, the fruit for this wine was hand harvested, lightly whole bunch pressed and naturally fermented. Intermittent lees stirring was carried out and full malolactic fermentation occurred. The wine was then aged for 11 months in a mixture of new and seasoned French oak barrels, a new French oak cuve and a concrete egg tank. In pursuit of the highest quality, we have not filtered this wine. As a result a harmless residue may remain.
 
Multi award winner: 94 points Bob Campbell MW, 94 points Cameron Douglas MS, 95 points Sam Kim (Wine Orbit), 5 Stars Raymond Chan Wine Reviews, 5 Stars The Wine Writer
 
An ideal pairing with white sauce dishes and hard or smoked cheeses.

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SKU:
NE95AW19
Availability:
Normally ships same day if ordered before 12pm.
Size:
75cl
ABV:
13%
Closure:
Screwcap
Drink:
Now to 2025
Bottled:
Winery
Vintage:
2019
Appellation:
Marlborough