2015 Pyramid Valley Lion's Tooth Chardonnay

Mystical, almost magical - quite unlike anything else made in New Zealand. 48 bottles only, max 6 per customer.

$149.99

$147.99 on Case buys (6 bottles)

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Store Stock Level*
Lunn Ave Superstore Medium
Constellation Drive Superstore Low

* Pick up time will be in two hours if your products are available at your store of choice. If your products need to be transferred from another store then pick up will be midday the next working day (provided your order was placed before 4.30pm)

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Further Information

Brand Pyramid Valley
Region Canterbury
Varietal Chardonnay
Size 750ml
Alcohol % 13.5%
Vintage 2015
Country New Zealand

Description

The name Dandelion comes from the French 'dents-de-lion' or Lion's Tooth - but then all Pyramid Valley's home wines are named after the predominant weeds in their individual vineyards. Lion's Tooth is known by Mike and Claudia Weersing for being richer due to the higher clay content of the soils and also more saline due to the active lime in the soil.

Smells

Quite unlike any other Chardonnay you'll smell, the overall impression is not so much fruit as it is florals, cornmeal and delicate herbs. Thoroughly intriguing and satisfying.

Tastes

Incredibly concentrated and quite mineral, with white peach, chalk and Meyer lemon. Like many great biodynamic wines, the energy seems to be obvious in the mouth, the acidity gently mouth-watering and the finish, long, clean and very complex, defying most conventional descriptors. A wine that needs to be tasted to be believed, few will unfortunately get to do so, due to the tiny production. Enjoy in its youth from a decanter or cellar and savour over the next 15 years.

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