Oyster Bay Marlborough Chardonnay 750ml
Wine of New Zealand
Founding Member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand
Oyster Bay captures the special character of New Zealand's cool climate viticulture... elegant, assertive wines with glorious fruit flavours.
Type of Closure: Screwcap
Current Vintage: 2019
Producer: Oyster Bay Wines New Zealand Ltd.
Grape Variety: Chardonnay, Not Applicable
Winemaker: Michael Ivicevich
Agent: Delegat Europe Ltd.
Vinification Details: The fruit was destemmed and lightly pressed, with the free run juice cold settled to partial clarity, racked into stainless steel fermentation tanks and inoculated with a pure yeast culture. 50% of the ferment underwent a temperature-controlled fermentation at 14-16°C for several weeks. No malolactic fermentation was undertaken. The resulting wine was blended and filtered prior to bottling. These techniques have been perfected over time, resulting in a truly spectacular New Zealand Chardonnay.
History: The philosophy of Oyster Bay is to produce fine, distinctly regional Super Premium wines that are elegant and assertive, with glorious fruit flavours. Oyster Bay produces wines from the renowned regions of Marlborough and Hawke's Bay.
Regional Information: Marlborough is New Zealand's largest and most renowned wine growing region. It's combination of bright sunshine and cool maritime climate create expressive, fruit-driven wines unlike anywhere else.