Chardonnay 2023

Displaying lemon, honey colour; this barrel fermented chardonnay shows aromas of herbal flowering thyme, almond kernel, Meyer lemon, white magnolia flower aromas. Crisp and linear shaped full of lemon citrus, pawpaw, William pear, orange blossom, and savoury dried oregano on the palate. Persistent and silky, with flinty minerality, a bright acid drive, and vanillin French oak tannins.

From $42.00

Tasted on a Flower Day, 3 May 2024.

Vineyard Location: Kyneton, Macedon Ranges
Soil: Granitic sand
Varieties: Chardonnay (100%)
Clones: 95/1103 Paulsen
Harvest date: 12 April 2023
Yield: 1.5T/Ha
Ferment: 20 days in barrel
Macerations: None
Maturation: 8 months in French oak
pH: 3.43
Alcohol: 12.5%
Bottling date: 31 January 2024