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Elephant Hill Icon Salome Chardonnay 2019
New Zealand
New Zealand
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Wine Type: White Wine
Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
Vintage: 2019
Aging Potential: Drink now
Serving Temperature: 9 -11°C
Alcohol Level: 13.5%

Country: New Zealand
Region: Hawke's Bay

The 2019 Chardonnay Salomé is a robust mouthful of a wine. It is a focused, taut and well-defined Chardonnay. While only medium in body the fruit from the coastal vineyard of Te Awanga and the warmer, more inland parcel in the Bridge Pa Triangle combines to make a rich, intense yet refreshing, salty yet savoury expression. The high-quality French oak provides toasted-hazelnut-like characters alongside ripe nectarine fruit and smoky bacon. Startlingly good.'

Salomé is Elephant Hill’s top tier Chardonnay, named after a well-loved ancestor of the family who own the boutique winery located on the Te Awanga coast in Hawke’s Bay. The wine is produced from meticulously hand tended, hand harvested, low cropped Chardonnay mostly from Elephant Hill’s coastal Te Awanga ‘Sea’ vineyard, blended with Chardonnay from their Bridge Pa Triangle ‘Earth’ vineyard. The highest quality fruit combined with an outstanding 2019 vintage season has resulted in this exceptional wine.

  • Generous aromas of ripe tropical fruits, pineapple, toasted cashew nuts and subtle spice.
  • Medium to light-yellow colour, bright
  • Concentrated flavours of lemon and stone-fruits, with an exquisite balance of citrus freshness on a long and nuanced palate of complex flavour layers.
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