"The One" 2018 Chardonnay
AGED FOR 6 MONTHS IN NEW FRENCH OAK
100% Hunter Valley Chardonnay produced from 50 year old vines. Vegan friendly.
Notes of white peach, with light oak and citrus aromas, stone fruits on the palate and a complex, creamy texture.
Blue swimmer crab, pasta or roast pork.
THE TECHNICAL STUFF:
Hand picked in mid-January from a single vineyard in Pokolbin, NSW, and then cold settled in stainless steel at 4°C. It was then racked off into a new French oak puncheon and inoculated with cultured yeast. The temperature was controlled throughout fermentation to maintain maximum fruit flavour before going through Malolactic fermentation. The yeast lees were stirred every week to add creaminess and texture to the palate. Finally, the wine was racked from barrel using gravity, hot/cold stabilised and filtered. Delicious to drink now or can be cellared for five years or more.