2018 Reserve Chardonnay

$68.00

2018 Reserve Chardonnay

$68.00

Production – 50 dozen / 600 bottles

Colour: Pale straw.

Bouquet: Juicy lemon peel and fresh grapefruit are intertwined with almond meal and smokey/toasty notes from the oak. Lifted jasmine and white flowers.

Palate:Rich and textural, white nectarine, yellow peach with a tight acid/phenolic balance. Great length and persistence of fruit driven by concentrated fruit and phenolic weight.  There is weight from the barrel work, a rich brulee texture and great length.

Cellaring: Drinking beautifully now or will continue to develop if cellared, until 2025.

Awards and Reviews:
95 Points – James Halliday Wine Companion, 9th July 2020
Hand picked, whole bunch pressed, wild fermented in French oak (60% new) from three coopers, no mlf, matured for 10 months. Has great intensity and length, especially on the finish and aftertaste. No reduction. 12.9%
 

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Production – 50 dozen / 600 bottles
Colour: Pale straw.
Bouquet: Juicy lemon peel and fresh grapefruit are intertwined with almond meal and smokey/toasty notes from the oak. Lifted jasmine and white flowers.
Palate: Rich and textural, white nectarine, yellow peach with a tight acid/phenolic balance. Great length and persistence of fruit driven by concentrated fruit and phenolic weight.  There is weight from the barrel work, a rich brûlée texture and great length.
Cellaring: Drinking beautifully now or will continue to develop if cellared, until 2025.
Awards and Reviews:
95 Points – James Halliday Wine Companion, 9th July 2020
Hand picked, whole bunch pressed, wild fermented in French oak (60% new) from three coopers, no mlf, matured for 10 months. Has great intensity and length, especially on the finish and aftertaste. No reduction. 12.9%