2016 Small Lot Chardonnay UNCORKED
This exclusive group of wines is available via our partnership with UNCORKED. Proceeds will support Grapes for Humanity and their charitable endeavors around the globe. grapesforhumanity.com
Scented of pineapple, pear, and citrusy creamsicle and lemon custard. A taste reminds of green apple, lime, kiwi and crème brûlé, and lingering traces of toasted caramel.
Grapes were hand-picked from our Moira and winery Estate sites at average 22° brix.
After primary and partial malo-lactic fermentation, 50% of the wine remained in stainless steel while the other half transferred to French oak barrels.
Ageing: Separated, 50% to stainless steel, 50% to French oak puncheons (1 in 14 new) for nine months before bottling in August 2017.
When bottled, alcohol measured 13%, residual sugar 2 grams per litre, titratable acidity 5.8 grams per litre and pH 3.42.
Serve near 10° C as a starter or with salmon, grilled fish, quail or pork.