1999-Chardonnay

1999 Chardonnay

Product Description

Aromas of peach, pear, and underlying dried bananas complex well with French Oak fermentation and maturation characters.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: Silver, RoyalAdelaide, Intervin North America & Stanthorpe; Bronze, Royal Perth, Royal Melbourne, Royal Sydney & Mt Barker.
Region: 100% Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River.
Colour: Youthful colour of straw tinged with green.
Bouquet: Aromas of peach, pear, and underlying dried bananas complex well with French Oak fermentation and maturation characters.
Palate: This elegant wine has medium depth with balanced acidity, integrated oak and a lingering honeydew melon finish.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River Vintage
Characteristics: Warm dry vintage."
Vinification: 100% barrel fermented and matured.
Cellaring Potential: Suggested best 2000 to 2003;
Oak Treatment: 60% new french oak [vosges and troncais).
Serving Suggestion: This wine will enhance shellfish, and other light sweet meat dishes.
Alcohol: 13%
Sweetness: Dry
pH: 3.23
Harvest Date: March 1999
Bottling Date: February 2000