The 2021 Craggy Range Kidnappers Vineyard Chardonnay wine has a pale lime to pale straw color. Subtle, yes definitive aromas of lime zest and grapefruit pulp with hints of brioche and fresh cashews. Palate has saline acidity that carry the citrus notes from nose to mouth. The Kidnappers Vineyard Chardonnay wine has a savoury complexity provides the perfect counter-point for a Chardonnay that truly reflects its maritime origins.
The Craggy’s lightly oaked Chardonnay is a standout every year and this 2021 vintage release once again doffs its cap to the great wines of Chablis. This Kidnappers Vineyard Chardonnay wine from New Zealand is fresh and vibrant with tight structure and great mid-palate drive. The cool yet sunny environment of our Te Awanga Vineyard near Cape Kidnappers allows the development of intense Chardonnay flavours in the grapes, captured using traditional winemaking techniques seen in the Chablis region of France.
The 2021 Craggy Range Kidnappers Vineyard Chardonnay wine is best paired with Comté cheese and truffle pasta.