The medium-bodied palate shows the purity of the region with creamy stone fruit flavours balanced with zippy fresh acidity.
BLEND: 100% Chardonnay
REGION: Orange, NSW
HARVEST: Early February 2018
WINEMAKING: Following gentle handling and pressing, the juice was only roughly settled with racking taking heavy juice solids for ferment. 37% of the blend was fermented in new oak to add texture and complexity, with the remainder using old oak to retain fruit purity and freshness. Post ferment, the tanks and barrels were stirred fortnightly on yeast lees then racked and blended to balance fruit driven and complex oak matured portions.
BARRELS: 37% new oak, 63% 1 & 2 year old. 100% 300L French Oak Barrels
RESIDUAL SUGAR:0.3 /L
WINEMAKER: Debbie Lauritz B. AG. SCI (OEN)
APPEARANCE: Bright golden with green edges
AROMA: Fresh stone fruits with a hint of toasty oak
PALATE: The medium-bodied palate shows the purity of the region with creamy stone fruit flavours balanced with zippy fresh acidity.
CELLAR: Up to 5 years
SERVE WITH: Seafood or lightly flavoured veal or chicken dishes
ALCOHOL: 12.5% 7.7 SD
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