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


Colour: Mid straw with green hues. Bouquet: A perfumed nose of lemon & lime zest preludes the ripe yet focused white peach & nectarine stone fruits. A sense of wet stone minerality ripples throughout, providing cleansing contrast to more savoury aspects of fennel seed and lees-driven pastry notes all subtly framed by cinnamon oak spice. Palate: Bolts of ripe white peach, preserved lemon, and grapefruit pith form the front and mid-palate before the mineral acidity pulls the palate long to showcase the fine chalk-like textures. Encapsulating the palate throughout is an assuaging creaminess driven by the 14 months on lees in 35% new French oak & 65% MLF. Overall this release is where flavour meets focus and while drinking beautifully now, it will see 10+ years in the cellar.
  • Alcohol: 12.7%
  • Closure: Screwcap
  • Maturation: 14 months in 100% French oak (35% new).
How is this drinking now? Release notes current. Has great drinkability now but has 10+ years ahead.
Harvest date14th - 29th March 2019
Clones usedP58, I1V01, I1V03 & I1V05
RootstockOwn roots, Teleki 5C & Kober 5bb
Vine age19 to 27 years
TrellisLyre & Geneva Double Curtain
Soil typeVolcanic Basalt
Fruit HandlingWhole bunch pressed
Titratable acidity g/L6.9
Malic acidity g/L1.3g/L
Baume / Alcohol12.7%
Malolactic fermentation65%
Second fill30%
Third fill35%
Available formats375ml, 750ml & 1.5lts
AvailableOnline, cellar door, select restaurants