A bouquet of melon, sweet peach and cantaloupe completed with toasty oak sensation. On the palate, melon and nectars, soft, elegant and refined, balanced with a creamy lees texture and subtle oak infusion. A stunning, traditional Yarra Valley Chardonnay.
2014 Winemakers Selection Chardonnay
Handpicked fruit sorted and processed with some batches whole bunch pressed, and some batches gently crushed, then pressed.
Only free run juice was used for barrel fermentation in new 500 litre French oak puncheons for ten months.
Full malolactic fermentation, with regular stirring of yeast lees to create a complex creamy texture to the wine.
Varietals - 100% Chardonnay
Region - Yering, Yarra Valley - Victoria, Australia
Vines - A single estate vinyard, Chardonnay vines planted in 1995 with under a trelesing system of Scott Henry.
Cellar - To enjoy now or with proper cellaring, the continued potential for another 5-18 years.
Analysis - 13% Alc.