2017 ORANGE RESERVE CHARDONNAY
Grown at 800 metres above sea level in the volcanic soils of the Orange region of New South Wales this wine exemplifies cool climate grape growing.
Exotic fruits with grapefruit and refined complexity drive the aroma. Subtle flint and smoky fermentation characters with integrated with oak aromatics add depth.
Abundant grapefruit and stone fruit power infuse with vibrant acidity giving length and structure to the palate. Nine months in barrel, on fermentation lees ensures winemaking influence is comfortably enveloped in fruit. Elegant and refined.
Food – Fish, any fish, but probably Coral Trout, pan seared
Cellaring – 5 to 8 years
7.4 Standard Drinks
Fined with Milk products, traces may remain