2019 Hunter Valley Chardonnay

2019 Hunter Valley Chardonnay

This Chardonnay was produced from estate grown fruit at Capercaillie vineyard. These 48 year old low yielding vines were hand-picked on the 1st of February. Fermented in French oak hogshead barrels, 25% new oak and the remainder were hand selected aged barrels. This wine received periodic lees stirring during the 8 months of oak maturation. An elegant wine displaying typical Lovedale fruit flavours of peaches and cream, nectarine and stone fruits. Enjoy now or carefully cellar for a medium term.


Vintage 2019
92 points AUSTRALIAN WINE COMPANION

“48yo estate vines, handpicked, pressed and fermented in French oak (25% new), matured for 8 months with occasional stirring. White peach and nectarine fruit, balanced finish.”

 

James Halliday
Published 01 August 2020


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Capercaillie Chardonnay

This Chardonnay was produced from estate grown fruit at Capercaillie vineyard. These 48 year old low yielding vines were hand-picked on the 1st of February. Fermented in French oak hogshead barrels, 25% new oak and the remainder were hand selected aged barrels. This wine received periodic lees stirring during the 8 months of oak maturation. An elegant wine displaying typical Lovedale fruit flavours of peaches and cream, nectarine and stone fruits.

Alc/Vol 12.5%
Wine of Australia
Standard Drinks
Fined with fish & egg products, traces may remain
Preservative (220) added

 

Can be cellared as following:

Enjoy now or carefully cellar for a medium term.

 

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