2015 Greywacke Marlborough Chardonnay

2015 Greywacke Marlborough Chardonnay

95 Points Bob Campbell MW
2015 Greywacke Marlborough Chardonnay
95 Points Bob Campbell MW

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Now nicely aged and coming into its stride. Made by ex-Cloudy Bay's Kevin Judd, Greywacke shows what serious Marlborough Chardonnay can do. From mature vineyards with low-intervention winemaking including indigenous yeast fermentation, the style is weighty, complex, savoury and age-orientated. Also at a nice age, this all adds up to serious wine for the money.

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Its Origins

Greywacke is the Marlborough label of Kevin Judd, and the fulfilment of a long held dream. The name Greywacke was adopted by Kevin and his wife Kimberley for their first Marlborough vineyard located in Rapaura, named in recognition of the high prevalence of rounded greywacke river stones in the soils of the vineyard. Kevin registered the name back in 1993 with the vague notion that he might one day want to use it on a wine label of his own. This quality focused winemaking venture sources fruit from mature vineyards within the central Wairau Plains and the Southern Valleys. These prime viticultural sites are cultivated using yield restricting vineyard management techniques and intense canopy management regimes. A number of the vineyards are owned by the Sutherland family, while complementary grape parcels are acquired from additional select sites, all located within these sub-regions. The wines are made by Kevin at Dog Point Winery in the lower Brancott Valley, a facility extended to him by long-standing friends and industry colleagues, Ivan Sutherland and James Healy.

What The Critics Say

4.5 Stars Michael Cooper

Light lemon/green, the 2015 vintage (4.5*) was fermented with indigenous yeasts in French oak barriques (20 per cent new), and wood-aged for 18 months. An elegant, youthful wine, it is mouthfilling, with rich, vibrant, grapefruit-like flavours, well-integrated oak, slightly buttery notes, fresh acidity, and obvious potential; open 2019+.

95/100 Bob Campbell MW

Quite a rich, full-flavoured and complex chardonnay with grapefruit, white peach, toasted nut, ginger and brioche flavours. It's a weighty, textural wine with power and potential. 29/5/2018

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    2018 - 2022

This Wine Goes Well With

with PORK



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