Vintage
2017
Brand
Village
Title
Chardonnay
Description

Vine balance and an even ripening period delivered grapes with exceptional flavour, structure and finesse.

2017 is the best Chardonnay vintage this decade, so far!

$ 24.00 retail price per bottle
quantity bottle(s)
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Viticulture

Varietal
Chardonnay
Vintage
2017
Region
Yarra Valley
A wet winter delayed budburst creating a typical cool climate growing season. DATE OF HARVEST Mid March. VINE AGE Average 25 years. YIELD 2.3 tonnes/acre. METHOD Handpicked. CLONE Mendoza. SOIL TYPE Loam over mudstone clay

Tasting Notes

Colour
Pale straw with green hues
Nose
White peach & pear fruit. Creamy ‘barrel ferment’, cashew nut supported by a citrus and mineral freshness.
Palate
Zippy An intoxicating mix of stone fruit purity and an edgy flintiness. Vanillin oak spice richness finishing with a crisp clean acid tail.

Winemaking

Alcohol
13%
Bottle size
750 mL
Handpicked and whole bunch pressed, barrel fermented in 500 litre puncheons, lees stirred. FERMENTATION METHOD: Barrel fermented FERMENTATION TIME: 16 days BARREL ORIGIN: French TIME IN BARREL: 11 Months AGE OF BARREL: 28% new, 72% seasoned, 1-4 years old MLF: None YEAST TYPE: 30% wild, 70% CY3079 SKIN CONTACT TIME: None

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Vintage
2017
Brand
Village
Title
Chardonnay
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