2009-Chardonnay

2009 Chardonnay

Product Description

White Peach and honeydew melon on a background of subtle oak with a crisp dry finish. Savour now or cellar in the medium term to be rewarded. 5 stars (94 points) James Halliday 2011.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: 5 stars 94 points ~ James Halliday 93 Points ~ Ray Jordan's 2012 WA Wine Guide 93 Points ~ Wine Showcase Magazine Silver Medal ~ Margaret River Wine Show Bronze Medal ~ Royal Perth Wine Show 18.2 Points ~ John Jens Bronze Medal ~ Royal Adelaide Wine Show
Region: Margaret River
Colour: Pale straw with tinge of green
Bouquet: Lifted aromas of citrus, candied pear, quince paste and fig overlay a subtle cedary toastiness.
Palate: A refined and tight palate, with medium weight and a moderate to long length. The wine has an attractive creamy texture from extended lees contact in barrel and finishes with a dry minerality.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Oak Treatment: 100% French Oak Barriques
Serving Suggestion: Enjoy with poached marron with baby vegetables.
Alcohol: 13.8%
Sweetness: dry
Residual Sugar: 2.5g/L
pH: 3.25
Acidity: 7.4
Harvest Date: March 2009