Muddy Water Chardonnay

No fancy name, just fancy wine.

Muddy Water Chardonnay

2016, Waipara New Zealand
  • 95/100 (Bob Campbell MW) - "Richly-textured and quite weighty chardonnay"
  • Wai (water) Para (sediment) - aka Muddy Water!
  • Certified organic, hand crafted, produced from 22 year old vines on limestone rich clay soils
  • Weighty, rich and seriously damn tasty Chardonnay! (think Chardonnay from Burgundy)
  • RRP $36


    Wai (water) Para (sediment) – aka Muddy Water!

    Muddy Water wasn’t created in a marketing room somewhere in the big smoke, it was named after the land the wine’s crafted from. Simple as that. The name might not sound all that fancy but the wine certainly is. Produced by the crowd at Greystone and taking an entirely down to earth approach to wine making, certified organic and all hand crafted.

    We don’t do heavy-handed buttery Chardonnays here” they’ll tell you. Instead they go for a style typical of Burgundy in France, the home of Chardonnay. Produced from 22 year old vines that sit on rich limestone infused clay soils (similar to Burgundy), fermented with wild yeasts in 500L French oak puncheons.

    The result? One damn tasty, weighty, rich Chardonnay. A Chardonnay from the old school as it was meant to be! Drink now to 2025.

    The Lowdown: 14% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    Bob Campbell MW – 5 Stars

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