Lake Chalice The Raptor Chardonnay

High flying, Double Trophy Chardy!

Lake Chalice The Raptor Chardonnay

2014, Marlborough New Zealand
  • Trophy "Champion Reserve Wine of Show", Trophy "Champion Chardonnay", Pure Gold medal winner (Air NZ Wine Awards 2015), Top 100 Wines (Metro Magazine 2015)
  • Full bodied, creamy style - only 225 cases produced
  • The Karearea (NZ falcon) isn't on the label for no reason - these guys are proud sponsors of the Wingspan Birds of Prey Trust
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    This Raptor sure has the killer touch! Swooping in at the Air NZ Wine Awards recently to three huge collections for its nest – Trophy for Champion Reserve Wine of Show, Champion Chardonnay and a Pure Gold medal!

    No doubt chucking it in the nest with the two other Silver medals from major wine shows and Top 100/Metro Magazine recommendation.

    These guys are the proud sponsors of the Wingspan Birds of Prey Trust, which is why you’ll find the Karearea (NZ falcon) slapped on all of their labels. The Raptor Series is Lake Chalice’s top end range – high quality wine, hand picked fruit, only produced in small quantities (just 225 cases of this one made) with good cellaring potential (try this one up to 2019).

    A full bodied, creamy style Chardonnay that the Lake Chalice crew reckon is absolutely killer with scallops in a white wine sauce. Yum!

    The Lowdown: 13.5% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    Metro Top 100 Winter
    Spiegelau IWC – Silver
    NZIWS Silver
    Air NZ Wine Awards Trophy
    Air NZ Wine Awards Pure Gold

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    International Wine Challenge GOLD


    highly rated
    Sam Kim 5 Stars
    New World Wine Awards Gold
    Cuisine 4 Stars & Best Buy