Rich golden straw.
Intense complex notes of white peach, honey dew and rock melon, balanced with soft integrated oak, some minerality and savoury creamy notes.
A seamless integration of fruit, oak and soft acidity provides a lovely, full bodied, mouth filling richness with excellent length.
2019 was an excellent year all round. Yields were very low and intense flavours developed across all varieties. We use a diversity of individual wines in barrel to work for this blend. The blending of this wine is always the most exciting event in our winemaking calendar. The fruit from the Greenstone vineyard provides the lovely mid palate peachy fruits in the wine. The Strathbogie component providing a mineral complexity.
As always with our wild ferment Chardonnay, we have a rich diversity of individual wines in barrel to work for this blend. There are many types of French barrels used to mature this wine. Each cooper, or “Tonnelier” provide its own unique flavours. The combination of all these variables is what makes this wine of great complexity and quality.