Winemaker: Marcus Wright/Rebecca Wiffen
Alcohol: 14% pH: 3.5 RS: 1.5g/L
TA: 6.2g/L Brix: 22.7 – 24.8
Our Chaytors Road vineyard with its free draining alluvial soils with a high proportion of gravel, produces consistently great Chardonnay. Once optimum ripeness was achieved , we handpicked and gently pressed the grapes into French oak barriques (25% new) for fermentation with wild yeast. The resulting wine is a grand melange of fragrant oak, bright citrus flavours and wonderful yeast derived mealy characters. The palate is full and round yet retains a focused acidity.
Four to six years
Suited to richer dishes – Chargrilled white meats, poached salmon, scallops, creamy mild curries. Our pick is – Roasted pumpkin risotto