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2019 estate chardonnay

2019 estate chardonnay


$20.00

$18.00

colour

 Pale straw with flashes of green.

aroma

Bright notes of peach and nectarine balanced by layers of flint and struck match.  

palate

A wine with tremendous depth of ripe stone fruit flavours and vibrant natural acidity. A hint of oak-driven character adds length and structure.  

cellaring

This wine may be enjoyed on release but will find further complexity over three to six years from vintage.   

vintage

2019 was a beautiful, mild vintage with very limited heat spikes during ripening. Chardonnay grapes were harvested in early to mid-February, which encouraged expressive aromas, concentrated flavours and lovely acid retention.

winemaking

The majority of the fruit for this wine was handpicked, with a proportion wild fermented in oak barrels, 20% of which were new, for three months. The remaining parcels of fruit were kept on lees, with wild fermentation occurring in stainless steel tanks. From there, 50% of the final blend underwent malolactic fermentation before bottling.

region

Margaret River 

variety

Chardonnay

analysis

  • Alcohol: 13.5%

Crab ravioli with burnt butter and sage.