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Patricia Chardonnay 2017

$45.00

4 Awards/Critics’ Notes

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It is a complex, reserved yet crisp wine with considered cool climate acidity, oak and incredible length.

Description

Vineyard Region: Tasmania and Yarra Valley
Wine Analysis: Alc/Vol: 12.5%
Colour: The wine shows a vibrant straw colour with a slight green hue.
Aroma: The nose is complex with aromas of stone fruits, citrus and roasted cashews.
Palate: The palate is elegant with fresh stone fruit and citrus characters complimented with a well-balanced acidity provided by the cool climates vineyards.
Peak Drinking: Until 2024

Recommended food pairings: For the warmer months the 2017 Patricia Chardonnay would be perfect with BBQ calamari with fresh seasonal herbs. During the cooler months, try it with a porcini mushroom risotto with fresh truffle shavings. It is also the perfect accompaniment to a ripe brie cheese and slices of fig.

Growing Conditions: The fruit was harvested during March and April of 2017 at baum√© levels ranging from 12.0 to 13.0. The fruit was hand-picked and whole bunch pressed to minimise phenolic extraction.

Winemaker: Tom Wallace

Winemaking notes: All components completed fermentation in barrel and to add complexity 100% of the wine underwent malolactic fermentation. The wine spent 9 months in a combination of new (29%), and seasoned French oak barriques with the lees continually stirred to ensure complexity and refinement. The wine was bottled with an alcohol of 12.5%.

1 Award

  1. 2019 International Wine Challenge

    Silver

Critics’ tasting notes

  1. “A very complex and complete aroma. The palate is beautiful, with great energy and juiciness. Delicate lemon and white peach flavours. A well-made wine of subtlety and complexity.”

    95/100 

    Toni Paterson 15/04/2019

  2. “Melon, grapefruit, flinty with a mineral style. Tasty oak and fleshy fruit with refreshing, lingering acidity. A generous, well-structured Chardonnay.” 

    93/100

    International Wine Challenge 2019 08/05/2019

  3. “The colour is surprisingly light, the bouquet is fresh and young, undeveloped and subtly complex, with shaved-almond and subtle honey-nougat nuances. The palate is refined and intense, bright and reserved but showing good tension and length and promise for further development. It’s still very tight and restrained and I suspect it will richly reward a year or two’s cellaring. (Tasmania & Yarra Valley grapes)”

    92/100

    Huon Hooke 30/03/2019

Delivery Information

All our products are shipped from our Winery in Milawa, VIC.

Zone (defined by postcode) Fastway AusPost
Albury/Local Area $12.00 $15.00
Melbourne $16.00 $12.00
Sydney, ACT $12.00 $20.00
NSW, VIC Country $16.00 $22.00
Adelaide, Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast $16.00 $16.00
QLD Country $16.00 $28.00
Tasmania, Perth $25.00 $30.00
SA Country $30.00 $30.00
NT, Country WA $59.00 $36.00

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