2022 Small Lot Chardonnay
There are so many reasons to love the Small Lot Chardonnay. Smooth and satisfying, it is a perfect wine to savour over a great conversation with family or friends. In fact, it’s harder to find occasions where this wine doesn’t fit – it’s simply that versatile and delicious.
Fragrances remind of green apple, peach, pear, pineapple, lime and grapefruit with a fresh, grassy underlay. Stonefruit and citrus characters translate to the palate with lively freshness, persisting with a mineral accent through the finish.
Grapes were hand-picked almost entirely from our original Moira site on October 1st and 2nd, at average grape sugars of 20.7° Brix.
After pressing, the juice finished primary fermentation (with no malolactic fermentation) in stainless steel and settled and matured for nine months. 595 cases were bottled in July2023.
At the time of bottling, alcohol measured 12%, residual sugar 0.5 grams per litre, titratable acidity 7.7 grams per litre and pH 3.21.
Dry: 0.5 g/L residual sugar
This vintage will drink well through 2027.
Serve near 10° C with roast chicken, falafel, tempura sushi or mildly spiced Indian foods.