Brookland Valley Estate Chardonnay 2018
Sourced from the Brookland Valley Estate vineyard in Wilyabrup, the grapes were hand-picked at optimal flavour and transported to the winery for whole-bunch pressing. The pressed juice was transferred to French oak barriques and allowed to undergo indigenous yeast fermentation. Following primary ferment the wine was left on lees for a period of eight months. The wine underwent malolactic fermentation on yeast lees, with occasional stirring whilst in barrel.
In any six $42.29
Each $44.99
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3-5 Years.
Barbaqued Octopus.
French Oak Barriques.
Restrained, taut and fine, the white peach characters are a highlight
The palate is textured, with supple oak, superb mouth-feel and excellent balance. Very long and fine, this is approachable now, but will develop depth with time in bottle as the wine builds in the glass. 2017 was a cool year, which is reflected in the fine acid balance (40% new oak).
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