This is still absolutely perfect Chardonnay based crisp dry white is perfect for the warmer months. This rascal was hiding at the back of the warehouse and we forgot it existed. This wine is keeping very well with plenty of fruit and textural brightness ensuring a long satisfying drink ahead for you and your important guests. A pale straw colour exhibiting brilliant clarity. Intense and lifted aromatics of fresh lemon citrus, pineapple and peach. The palate is refreshing with tropical fruit flavours and a crisp lime finish.
"A large degree of poetic licence here in its labelling; it is, however, crisp and fresh."- James Halliday
From the Winery
Our sole objective is to produce the best wines possible from our unique vineyard site. Located in the Padthaway valley which is comprised of rich Terra Rosa soils our estate vineyard benefits from excellent sun exposure producing grapes of optimum flavour, colour and tannin development. The warm summer days are moderated each evening by coastal winds that cool the vines and result in a longer ripening period. This extended period allows for the grape tannins and seed to fully ripen prior to being harvested, thus creating wines that are rich and supple on the palate.
Our pursuit of great wine can also be seen in the meticulous management of our vineyard. We strive for low crop yields and small grape bunches of intense flavour, and whilst we employ the latest technology in the vineyard to help us achieve vine balance and reduced vigour, we harvest when the fruit reaches full flavour development.
Winemaking Notes Gentle pressing and free run juices create the base of this wine. Traditionally fermented and matured in stainless steel at between 12 and 14-degree celcius to ensure vibrancy of fruit, a small portion receives extended lees contact to add texture and complexity to the palate.
Vintage Overview It started out full bore with the usual warm February weather. All our grape varieties started to ripen at the same time making it one of our most compact vintages to date. Vine-balance was carefully monitored, resulting in fruit that demonstrate the vibrancy and fruit-derived characters that we strive for in our wines.
Tasting Notes Pale straw colour exhibiting brilliant clarity. Intense and lifted aromatics of fresh lemon citrus, pineapple and peach. The palate is refreshing with tropical fruit flavours and a crisp lime finish.
Don't Pay: $20.00
WBW Rating: 90/100
Region: South Australia
Winemaker: David Bryson
Drink now until: 2018
Alc/Vol: 13 %
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