White Label Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2017

White Label Barrel Fermented Chardonnay 2017

A multifaceted textured wine with fruit, oak and natural acidity in harmony, finishing with great length of flavour.

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SKU: WL17BF6

Wine details

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
McLaren Vale / Adelaide Hills
Harvest Date
February 2017
Bottling Date
14th March 2019
Alcohol %
13.5

Winemaker's Notes

The moderate summer and temperate Autumn were ideal for producing quality Chardonnay fruit. We selected fruit from out Homestead and Johnston Road blocks, plus fourth generation growers on McMurtrie Road and badgers Road near Kuitpo in the Adelaide Hills.

The Cool climate Adelaide Hills fruit complemented the richer McLaren Vale component. Each vineyard was picked at differing baume levels to guarantee a spectrum of flavours. The juice was barrel fermented and matured in new French oak barriques for 12 months using 4 different yeast strains, including Wild Yeast. The complex nose displays nutty vanillin oak, melon, peach and citrus aromas, with a hint of apple. With the rich palate delivering peacharine, grapefruit, almond, rockmelon, tinges of mandarin and roasted cashew.

A multifaceted textured wine with fruit, oak and natural acidity in harmony, finishing with great length of flavour.
Approachable now or reward short term cellaring.