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Bishops Head 2015 Chenin Blanc

Bishops Head

Hand harvested from our Mairehau Vineyard, the 2015 Chenin Blanc was whole bunch pressed and wild yeast fermented in French oak puncheons (40% new oak). Then on lees for 12 months before racking and bottling...

"Strongly flinty and savoury, this engaging rendition displays ripe apple, gun smoke, lemon and orange peel characters on the nose. The palate is taut and linear, and shows lovely mid palate weight and crisp acidity, leading to a persistent drying finish." Sam Kim, Wine Orbit (Jan'17)

The perfect accompaniment to a big creamy chicken pasta

Current Vintage: 2015
Variety: Chenin Blanc
Region: Waipara Valley