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Heytesbury Chardonnay

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R 797

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750 ml (Standard)

2014


Cultivar:

100% Chardonnay

Country:

Australia

Rating:

97 Points - James Suckling 93 Points - Robert Parker 92 Points - Wine Spectator

Specifications:

13.00% alc vol Sugar g/l: 1.37
Type: White Wine Cellaring Potential: 5 to 7 years
Origin: Western Australia Appellation: Margaret River

Tasting Notes:

Pale straw with a green tinge. Stunning, fine and complex perfume, classic for Heytesbury Chardonnay. Fragrant pink grapefruit, baby pineapple, mushroom cream, lamb fat, fire crackers and salty ocean air. A wild and exotic perfume. It has a crisp and well defined structure. With fruit juiciness, a wonderful acid line coming through and a fine structural edge, showing immense strength. The finish is dry with exotic perfumes remaining, hints of mushroom and sandalwood and bright primary citrus

Citrus
Citrus

Pink Grapefruit
Pink Grapefruit

Pineapple
Pineapple

Apricot
Apricot

Made from the most striking parcels of Chardonnay from the vintage, recognised for its innovative winemaking and distinguishing 'Heytesbury' character.

Another text-book vintage in Margaret River with consistent, almost rhythmic temperature patterns throughout the ripening season, resulting in excellent balance and physiological ripeness of fruit. Reasonable yields were obtained despite a handful of blocks being exposed to heavy storms in Spring reducing their cropping potential, but overall quality is excellent. Chardonnay has intensity and balance, and particularly good natural acidity.

Our most unique small, fine sections of our best vineyards and clones. Each batch was very gently pressed and the juice then transferred directly to barriques with the inclusion of solids to achieve more of the unique vineyard character. Each batch was fermented wild with no yeast addition and was stirred throughout the nine months of maturation, allowing the yeast lees to impart further complexity, texture and palate weight to the wine. With bright, natural acidity a priority, no malolactic fermentation was encouraged.

100% French oak, 9 months (64% new, 36% old)

Food pairing

Fine rich fish such as turbot, grilled veal chops with mushrooms.

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