Coopers Creek Chardonnay Limited Release Gisborne 2013
L’s friend R came around for a wine with us, and brought this welcome bottle. I have really liked the odd glass of their top Swamp Reserve Chardonnay in the past, so was keen to record my impressions of this wine while I knocked up a meal of the finest home-made mix-tape Margherita pizzas this side of Italy…
Light gold. 13.5%.
Vanilla nose, elegant and aromatic. Citrus fruits, orange blossom.
Golden fruits to taste, with oak and vanilla, almonds and cashews and oatmeal. Balanced acidity. Some secondary characters.