2017 Signature Series Chardonnay

  • grapefruit

  • lemon rind

  • mineral

  • cashew

$80.00

750ml

“Medium to full yellow colour with a toasty, slightly oak-driven bouquet, the palate savoury, dry and balanced, the finish clean and appetising. Good intensity, medium complexity. Very tasty.” – 91 Points, Huon Hooke

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Awards

Silver

Hong Kong International Wine + Spirits Competition 2019

Reviews

94 Points – James Halliday Wine Companion

Wine Notes

Colour:mid straw, green tinges

Aroma:lemon zest, stone fruits, honeysuckle + cashew

Palate:grapefruit, white peach, fine acidity + textural

Cellar:15 years +

Viticulture

Region:Yarra Valley

Vineyard:Willowlake Vineyard, Gladysdale Yarraland Vineyard, Chirnside Park

Harvest:hand picked on 14th March 2017

Winemaking

Process:whole bunch pressed, racked direct to oak

Fermentation:wild + inoculated barrel ferment, ferment left on lees, stirred monthly, 10% malolactic

Barrel:barrel selected, aged in French oak for 10 months, 30% new, balance first use

Alcohol:13.5%

Winemakers:Rob Dolan, Adrian Santolin + Tim Holmes

Tasting Note

Additional information

Weight 1.33 kg