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Our truly cool climate ensures an sublime, yet complex expression of Chardonnay that speaks with purity of time and place.

2014 Chardonnay (750ml) is currently limited to two bottles per order. 

Powerful nose of fresh lime and preserved lemon, white peach, apricot and tangerine combine with a veritable scaffold of savoury characters. Sea spray, struck match, hazelnuts and spiced nougat all mesh together with the fruit making for a complex nose.

Generous and complex in both taste and texture. A spearhead of lime citrus cuts a refreshing line through a creamy, textured palate of stone fruit flesh culminating in a long and luxurious palate.

Elegant yet ample, poised yet powerful, with both fruit and promise of long haul cellaring over the next 10+ years. The peak of a wine this powerful lays years ahead. We place it among our finest examples of Chardonnay.

  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Closure: Screw cap
  • Maturation: 18 months in 100% French oak (43% new)

How is this drinking now?
Concentrated nose of white peach and citrus with brushes of pine needle fragrance and smart oak support. Great depth of flavour will bring enjoyment now with rewards also for further cellaring. Drink 2020-2026.

Harvest date26th March - 14th April 2014
Clones usedP58, I1V01, I1V03 & I1V05
RootstockOwn roots, Teleki 5C & Kober 5bb
Vine age14 to 21 years
TrellisLyre & Geneva Double Curtain
Soil typeVolcanic Basalt
Fruit HandlingWhole bunch pressed
Titratable acidity g/L7.5
Malic acidity g/L0.7g/L
Baume / Alcohol13.5%
Malolactic fermentation50%
Second fill32%
Third fill24%
Fining / filtrationCrossflow
Available formats375ml, 750ml & 1.5lts
AvailableOnline & our cellar door