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2016 Sacred Hill Riflemans Chardonnay

Your motivation to buy Riflemans 2016 is immediately evident below with its dramatic average 97/100 ratings from all who matter!

2016 Sacred Hill Riflemans Chardonnay

Your motivation to buy Riflemans 2016 is immediately evident below with its dramatic average 97/100 ratings from all who matter!

$64.99

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Elsewhere $69.99
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Bob Campbell bc97 Raymond Chan rc19.5 Sam Kim sk97 Michael Cooper mc5 Gourmet Traveller gt97 FWD Co. Panel f97
44% Off

2016 Sacred Hill Riflemans Chardonnay

Your motivation to buy Riflemans 2016 is immediately evident below with its dramatic average 97/100 ratings from all who matter!

Bob Campbell bc97 Raymond Chan rc19.5 Sam Kim sk97 Michael Cooper mc5 Gourmet Traveller gt97 FWD Co. Panel f97

Description

One of the few wines in NZ to be known by just one name - Riflemans - this Chardonnay has been making up for lost time after being declassified in 2011 and 2012 due to poor vintage conditions. Four vintages in a row from 2013 through 2016 have established the label as a modern-day legend, with Tony Bish's mastery of the grape beyond question. Incredibly complex and generous yet tight and very focused, it's going to be a special pleasure experiencing this wine evolving in your cellar... it has serious potential to be one of the (if not the) most striking wines in your collection.

Smells

The essence of peach and mandarin, with lightly smoky oak and complex cashew, nougat, hazelnut and biscuit aromas.

Tastes

Massive concentration of flavour with an array of pineapple, peach, nectarine, citrus, caramel, cashew, nougat and lemon meringue... it's incredibly layered and complex with a sinfully decadent, but equally refined finish. For all its richness and power, the strong finish is completely fresh with a light grip on the inside of the cheeks. Expect big things of this wine in the cellar through 2026.

BrandSacred Hill Wines

RegionHawkes Bay

VarietalChardonnay

Size750ml

Alcohol %13.0%

Vintage2016

CountryNew Zealand

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