Chapel Hill Chardonnay
- McLaren Vale, South Australia
- Drinking Window
- 2018 - 2023
The barrel fermentation and maturation has resulted in a more layered and textured palate, whilst still maintaining the trademark varietal citrus and stone fruit purity. The remainder of the wine is held cool in stainless steel tanks and on its yeast lees for 8 months prior to bottling.
- Winemaking Notes
Only the delicate free run juice and gentle pressing fractions are utilised for this wine. There is a component of natural fermentation and also a juice that is fermented with higher levels of juice solids. These techniques help to develop mouthfeel and complexity. 11% oak ageing for 4 months 3, 4 and 5 year old French Oak Hogsheads.
- Food Pairing
Grilled sword fish with Asparagus and lemon butter.