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2018 Chardonnay

2018 Chardonnay

2018 Chardonnay

Coonawarra, SA

Fresh and crisp, enjoy with fish or chicken or simply on its own

From $30.00 per bottle

    Wine Details

    • Region Coonawarra
    • Vintage 2018
    • Type White Wine
    • Variety Chardonnay
    • Volume 750ml
    • Alcohol Volume 12%
    • PH 3.18
    • Acidity 7.08g/l
    • Closure ScrewCap
    • Harvest Date 19th February 2018
    • Background The Balnaves Coonawarra Vineyard was established in 1975, and is situated at the southern end of the Coonawarra Terra Rossa strip. The family, which has been associated with the district since 1855, remains fully committed to a high level of ‘hands-on’ involvement.
    • Vineyard Notes Vintage 2018 started with cool and frosty weather, then turned warm and dry. Chardonnay fruit was handpicked early on the 19th February with a baumé of 11.5.
    • Winemaking Whole bunch pressed juice was barrel fermented on solids in new (25%) and seasoned Louis Latour burgundy barriques, with 50% being wild yeast, 50% AWRI 1375 yeast. Lees contact for eleven months preceded bottling in March 2019. 19 barriques of Chardonnay were produced from the 2018 vintage.
    • Tasting Notes A balanced mix of stone fruit, citrus to nougat, creamy lees, lemon curd and oak spices.

    Wine Details

    • Region Coonawarra
    • Vintage 2018
    • Type White Wine
    • Variety Chardonnay
    • Volume 750ml
    • Alcohol Volume 12%
    • PH 3.18
    • Acidity 7.08g/l
    • Closure ScrewCap
    • Harvest Date 19th February 2018
    • Background The Balnaves Coonawarra Vineyard was established in 1975, and is situated at the southern end of the Coonawarra Terra Rossa strip. The family, which has been associated with the district since 1855, remains fully committed to a high level of ‘hands-on’ involvement.
    • Vineyard Notes Vintage 2018 started with cool and frosty weather, then turned warm and dry. Chardonnay fruit was handpicked early on the 19th February with a baumé of 11.5.
    • Winemaking Whole bunch pressed juice was barrel fermented on solids in new (25%) and seasoned Louis Latour burgundy barriques, with 50% being wild yeast, 50% AWRI 1375 yeast. Lees contact for eleven months preceded bottling in March 2019. 19 barriques of Chardonnay were produced from the 2018 vintage.
    • Tasting Notes A balanced mix of stone fruit, citrus to nougat, creamy lees, lemon curd and oak spices.