2020 Hunter Valley Chardonnay

2020 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

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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