Chiaroscuro

Seresin, Chiaroscuro, 2013

RRP £28.99

Literally meaning ‘light-dark’ in Italian, chiaroscuro is a technique used to dramatic effect in the works of Leonardo da Vinci and Caravaggio. Seresin has adopted the lighting term for this unusual co-fermented cuvée that brings together Pinot Gris, Riesling and Chardonnay. The blend creates an expressive, vivid and harmonious white; floral notes combine with spice on the richly textured palate. The finish is long and intense. Only 750 bottles were produced, so get in quick.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Pinot Gris, Riesling, Chardonnay

Alcohol

12.5%

Bottle size

75cl

Certification

Biodynamic

Origin

Country

New Zealand

Region

South Island

Sub-region

Marlborough

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Christelle Guibert tastes Seresin Estate

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Christelle Guibert

UK Stockist

Global Stockist

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