2002-Chardonnay

2002 Chardonnay

Product Description

Delicious! But is it better than the multi gold medal winning 2001? After much debate we can’t decide. You be the judge.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: 94 Points Ray Jordan;Silver Medal 2002 Margaret River Wine Show.
Region: 100% Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River.
Colour: Pale straw yellow.
Bouquet: Complex aromas of peach, vanillin and mango are supported by restrained nougat oak, now integrating beautifully so that it’s more part of the wine than detectable.
Palate: The palate is medium to full bodied with moderate to long persistence, finishing with dry tantalising lemon acidity.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Vintage Characteristics: Mild dry vintage.
Vinification: 100% barrel fermented and matured.
Cellaring Potential: Best from mid 2004 with excellent cellaring potential for 3 years plus.
Oak Treatment: 100% barell fermented, French bariques (Voges & Troncais); 60% new.
Serving Suggestion: Try with fresh baked snapper and a Greek salad.
Alcohol: 14%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: 1g/L
pH: 3.28
Acidity: 6.8
Harvest Date: March 2002
Bottling Date: February 2003