Ata Rangi Petrie Chardonnay

Another class act by Ata Rangi!

Ata Rangi Petrie Chardonnay

2015, Martinborough New Zealand
  •   Premium Chardy from an elevated, cool climate vineyard just north of Martinborough
  •   5 Stars, 95/100 (Bob Campbell MW), 5 Stars (Raymond Chan), 5 Stars (Sam Kim, Wine Orbit), 4 1/2 Stars (Michael Cooper MW)
  •   If you like your Chardonnays a little bit more Burgundian in style, this is for you
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    Sold out! No new 2016 vintage made by Ata Rangi

    What was once a stony sheep paddock back in the 80s (bought by a stash of cash from the sale of herd cows) has become one of Martinborough’s premier wine labels, up there with NZ’s best and has a glowing international reputation to boot.

    Ata Rangi have two very classy Chardys in their line-up. The Craighall is their powerhouse, complex style from 30 year old vines – while the Petrie is what they like to call their more “juicy, bright and vibrant” style from a vineyard site some 20 minutes drive north of Martinborough.

    It’s still had the rolls royce treatment you’d expect from an Ata Rangi label – hand picked fruit, whole bunch pressed, fermented in Burgundian barriques (fancy French oak barrels) with partial malolactic fermentation. If you’re into the more flinty, minerally style of Chardy (like those from Burgundy in France) this has got your name all over it. Drink it now or cellar to 2022.

    The Lowdown: 13.5% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    Raymond Chan – 5 Stars
    Sam Kim – 5 Stars
    Michael Cooper 4.5 Stars

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