Lawson's Dry Hills
Reserve Chardonnay 2016

Region: Marlborough
Winemaker: Marcus Wright/ Rebecca Wiffen
Alcohol: 13.5%  pH: 3.40  RS: nil  
TA: 6.6g/L  Brix: 21.7 23.8

The gravelly soils of our Chaytors Road vineyard near the Marlborough coast, produce Chardonnay with small, intensely flavoured berries. Picked at optimum ripeness, gently pressed and then transferred into French oak barriques (25% new) for fermentation with natural 'wild' yeast.
This Chardonnay has wonderful complexity showing citrus, fragrant oak and mealy characters. The palate is rich and textured with a bright acidity that provides focus and length.


Four to ten years

Food Match

Richer dishes - roast pork or chicken, creamy risotto, grilled salmon.

Tasting Note & accolades (PDF)

Bottle Price: $28.00Buy Now
Case Price (6 bottles): $168.00Buy Now

Other Vintages

Lawson's Dry Hills Reserve Chardonnay 2013
Lawson's Dry Hills Reserve Chardonnay 2014
Lawson's Dry Hills Reserve Chardonnay 2015

Sustainable Winegrowing International Wine Competition Trophy Decanter International Trophy

Awarded the world’s best Sauvignon Blanc producer in 2013

Lawson’s Dry Hills is on Alabama Road, Blenheim, Marlborough.

Our cellar door is open daily from 10am until 5pm, seven days a week during the summer, we are closed on all Public Holidays and winter weekends during June/July/August/September. Call us on +64 3 578 7674 or email

Licence # 052/OFF/023/2016
exp. 03/07/2019 

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