2018 Chardonnay

$65.00

White peach, blood orange rind, green almond and fennel. A rounded palate of green melon and cashew, is delicately held by gentle acidity.

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Viticulture

Sub-region: Red Hill

  • Site: 3 Acres. Northerly aspect.
  • Clones: I10V5 (70%), ‘Mudgee Mix’ Clonale (30%)
  • Soil: Heavy yellow/grey clay over basalt
  • Elevation: 230m
  • Trellising: Modified Scott-Henry
  • Pruning: Cane
  • Cropping: 2.5tonne/Acre
  • Farming: Conventional

Winemaking

Alc.13.8%, ph 3.41, T.A 6.0 g/l, Picked Picked 19th to 21st of March.

  • Crushed & destemmed, followed by 6 hours of skin contact.
  • Basket-pressed and ambient settled for 24 hours.
  • Barrel fermented using native yeast for primary and malolactic
  • Lees stirred 4-6 times.
  • 12 months elevage in 25% new oak. Cooper Sirugue.
  • Sulfured post MLF. Finings used.

Tasting Notes

White peach, blood orange rind, green almond and fennel. A rounded palate of green melon and cashew, is delicately held by gentle acidity.