2004-five-ashes-reserve-chardonnay

2004 Five Ashes Reserve Chardonnay

Product Description

93 Points James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2007 Edition.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: 93 Points James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2007 Edition;Not shown in wine shows.
Region: 100% Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River.
Colour: Pale yellow with subtle green tinge in colour.
Bouquet: Powerful aromas of quince and fig, shrouded in floral citrus.
Palate: Powerful yet restrained, the wine has Perfectly poised medium to full weight balance with a tight mineral acidity, and finishes with excellent long persistence.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Vintage Characteristics: Warm dry vintage.
Vinification: 100% barrel fermented and matured with fortnightly battonage.
Cellaring Potential: Excellent cellaring potential over 2 -5 years with a suggested maximum 10 years+.
Oak Treatment: 100% French oak, 83% new, 17% one year old.
Serving Suggestion: Serve with any seafood dish, particularly those with lemon or cream based sauces.
Alcohol: 13.5%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: 1.4 g/L
pH: 3.38
Acidity: 7.2 g/L
Harvest Date: March 2004
Bottling Date: March 2006