Vintage
2017
Brand
Reserve
Title
Chardonnay
Description

Classic Yarra Valley mineral backbone. Fruit centre is complex and lively. Grapefruit nashi pear and vanilla cream combine with lip-smacking acidity to give an intricate yet seamless purity.

This wine will age gracefully for 10 years and enhanced by decanting.

$ 130.00 retail price per bottle
quantity bottle(s)
$ 130.00 total + shipping

Viticulture

Varietal
Chardonnay
Vintage
2017
Region
Yarra Valley
A wet winter delayed budburst creating a typical cool climate growing season. 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!

Tasting Notes

Colour
Lemon/lime.
Nose
Lovely lemon zest intensity with subtle oak spice. Almond brioche.
Palate
Classic Yarra Valley mineral backbone. Fruit centre is complex and lively. Grapefruit nashi pear and vanilla cream combine with lip-smacking acidity to give an intricate yet seamless purity.

Winemaking

Alcohol
12.5%
Bottle size
750 mL
FERMENTATION METHOD Fermented in 500L French oak FERMENTATION TIME 16 Days YEAST TYPE Wet Cultured CY3079 yeast BARREL ORIGIN French oak BARREL AGE 32% new, 68% seasoned 1-3 years old TIME IN BARREL 11 months

Attachments

Attachment:
2017 Reserve Chardonnay Tasting Notes

Professional Reviews

Rating Value
97
Rating Scale
points
Rating Value Maximum
100
Rating Value Minimum
0
Reviewer
James Halliday
Publication
James Halliday Wine Companion 2020 Results
Review
Intense and mouth-filling, with white peach and grapefruit doing the heavy lifting. The length of the finish is particularly impressive, likewise the aftertaste.
Vintage
2017
Brand
Reserve
Title
Chardonnay
$ 130.00 retail price per bottle
quantity bottle(s)
$ 130.00 total + shipping

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