2017 The Long Road Chardonnay

2017 The Long Road Chardonnay

$28.00

A perfect vintage across all regions and varieties, long even-ripening conditions produced beautiful fruity and structural wines for our Long Road labels,  with excellent flavours and natural acidity.

Tasting notes:

Delightfully lifted nose, showing white peach, lemon curd and brioche aromas. The palate is subtle, mineral and crisp with a perfect acidity.

The vanilla oak flavours from barrel fermentation in French barriques (20% new) are subtle and perfectly integrated. The finish is long and fresh.

Winemaking:

Whole bunch-pressed directly to a selection of French oak barriques. The alcoholic fermentation was carried out with a selected yeast. Only 10% of the wine went through malolactic fermentation. This wine was then aged for 10 months in barrels on full lees. It was then fined, cold stabilised and sterile filtered before bottling.

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