Isabel EstateChardonnay 2019Product code: 15962
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Isabel Estate Chardonnay is a quintessentially elegant wine emanating from Marlborough, New Zealand. This Chardonnay captivates one's senses with its rich complexity underscored by delicate citrusy characters and subtle undertones of creamy oak. The stone fruit aromatics perfectly blend with an intimation of vanilla, culminating in a sublime finish. On the palate, bold, harmonious flavours of ripe peach and nectarine resonate, entwined with a zesty, mineral-infused vibrancy. The unflagging richness of this wine achieves a flawless culmination, enhanced by a lingering aftertaste. Isabel Estate Chardonnay truly epitomises splendid winemaking, with its impeccable balance of depth and freshness.
Displaying a brilliant straw and lime tinted hue, the wine delivers a fragrant and complex medley of white nectarine and gun smoke complemented by underlying notes of flint, vanilla bean and toasty aromas. The palate displays restraint and is tightly woven with hints of French oak, creating a wine with class and evolution with bottle age.
About the Winery
Isabel Estate is an acclaimed winery nestled in the heart of Marlborough, New Zealand. Backed by a rich history of wine cultivation, and an unfaltering commitment to quality, today, it is among the pioneers in the global wine industry.
The Estate was established in 1980 and quickly gained recognition for producing premium wines, particularly its Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay varieties. Their delectable bottles serve as testament to the meticulous quality control measures they implement and their significant investment in advanced wine-making technologies. Just a few stunning vintages under their belt, and Isabel Estate already became one to draw attention from wine connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike.
The winery boasts an incredible cellar door experience, where visitors can not only taste their exquisite wines but also gain insights into their formidable wine-making process. Impressively, the Estate believes in cultivating an intimate relationship between the wine and the drinker, and as such, their personable staff gives a detailed overview of each wine’s story - from grape to glass. It's an experience that's deeply engaging and educational, too.
Something unique about Isabel Estate is their passion for sustainable farming. They practice eco-friendly farming methods that help preserve the environment's natural equilibrium and use organic fertilisers. In doing so, they ensure the integrity of their vineyards and, consequently, the quality of each and every bottle they produce.
In 2014, the winery took another progressive step and launched 'Wild Barrique Ferment'. A traditional wine-making method representative of their commitment to innovation and preserving the authenticity of the wine's character.
Whether you're a seasoned wine expert or a curious beginner, Isabel Estate offers something for everyone. It's an exemplary destination where wine, sustainability, heritage, and innovation harmoniously coalesce. When it comes to taste, you can't go wrong with a bottle of Isabel Estate wine, as every sip is a harmonious symphony of well-balanced flavours and a testament to the mastery of their wine-makers.