Bimbadgen Hunter Valley 2016 Chardonnay

$22.00 per bottle
QTY :
bottle (s)
Minimum order: 12 bottles (incl. mixed case)
  • Colour

    Medium lemon yellow.

  • Nose

    Peach, melon and oak spice.

  • Palate

    Delicate melon flavours, time in oak adding depth and spice, finishing with a grapefruit acidity. Moreish.

  • Source

    Premium Hunter Valley Chardonnay blocks.

  • Vinification

    Fruit crushed and de-stemmed, settled and fermented in old and new French barriques (225L) and Puncheons (500L).

  • Blending

    N/A.

  • Aging

    11 months in oak.

  • Bottling

    8th December, 2016

VarietalAlcoholCellaring PotentialHarvest DateOakpHTA
Chardonnay12.6%5 yearsMid JanFrench3.526.2g/L

Vintage 2016 was ultimately rewarding in many ways. Hail at flowering followed by 400mm of rain in January created many challenges in the vineyard. Hot dry weather in between ensured even consistent ripening resulting in a well-rounded Chardonnay harvest.