The fruit for this wine is a blend of Mendoza, Clone 15 and Clone 95 Chardonnay, which was grown in the sandy silt soils of the lower terrace at Askerne Vineyard. The fruit was hand harvested, sorted then pressed with fractions kept seperate.
The wine was fermented and aged for 9 months in 1-3 year old French and Hungarian oak barrels. Lees stirring was undertaken to naturally preserve and add structure to this wine. 100% of the wine underwent malolactic conversion.
TA 5.47 g/l
RS 3.34 g/l