Next Chapter - Chardonnay Reserve 2018
2018 Vintage Chardonnay Reserve Next Chapter

Next Chapter - Chardonnay Reserve 2018

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$32.00
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$32.00
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100% estate grown

Hand picked

Alcohol: 13%

pH:  3.24

TA: 5.8 g/L

Winemaker notes: 

The style is clean and fresh. Showing citrus, white stone fruit, mineral and saline notes. 30% new oak, 9 months maturation.

Vintage: 

2018 was a very good year, which delivered good yields with beautiful concentration and flavour. the summer was cool & dry with small amounts of rain allowing the fruit to ripen slowly retaining good natural acidity.

Colour: 

Pale, lemon gold.

Aroma: 

Fresh nectarines, a touch of lime leaf and some nutty characteristics, some delicate spice from the oak and a little creamy lick on the finish.

Palate: 

Nectarine, red apple, peach, a touch of oak, some baking spices and a delicate creamy mouthfeel all bundled together around vibrant acidity.

 Winemaking: 

Whole bunch pressed straight to 500lt puncheons for an indigenous yeast ferment, post fermentation it was racked into a mixture of new and one year old puncheons for 11 months before bottling. The wine went through a natural malolactic fermentation.

Ideal with what food: 

Roast chicken with thyme & sage.


Legal Restriction:

There is a limit of 48 bottles / per person / per transaction