2021 McDonalds Road
Chardonnay

$40.00 non member price
bottle (s)
  • Colour

    Pale Straw

  • Nose

    Rich melon and white peach aromas with generous French Oak

  • Palate

    Delicate flavours of melon and citrus, balanced beautifully with a textural drive, all encompassed by classy fresh Oak

  • Source

    Bimbadgen McDonalds Road Vineyard Blocks 19 and 20

  • Vinification

    Pressed into a mix of temperature controlled stainless steel and barrels, stainless steel tank was lightly fined prior to inoculation with a natural yeast strain. Fermentation temperature was kept close to 17 degrees preserving delicate aromatics. Fined and filtered before bottling.

  • Blending

    N/A

  • Aging

    New/Old barriques

  • Bottling

    9th November 2021

VarietalAlcoholCellaring PotentialHarvest DateOakpHTA
Chardonnay12.8%3-5 yearsVariousNew / Old3.277.0g/L

2021 had its challenges although we are very excited about what we produced. This Chardonnay was a lot of fun to watch evolve. From being hand picked, through to barrel fermentation and regular monthly lees stirring to build texture and mouth feel. A Chardonnay with appeal for everyone.