2012-chardonnay

2012 Chardonnay

Product Description

A beautiful meld of citrus, peach and white flowers. The 2012 vintage brings a superb new chardonnay into the Hamelin Bay line up. Gold Medal: Royal Hobart Wine Show.93 points: James Halliday’s 2015 Wine Companion.

TECHNICAL NOTES
Awards: Gold/ 56 points/Top Wine in Class: 2013 Royal Hobart Wine Show 92 Points: James Halliday's 2015 Wine Companion Silver: Royal Adelaide 92 points : Ray Jordan’s 2014 WA Wine Guide Bronze: Qantas Wine Show, Royal Melbourne
Region: Karridale, Margaret River
Colour: Pale straw tinged with green
Bouquet: A beautiful meld of citrus, peach and white flowers, with honeyed cedar in the background
Palate: Elegant, medium weight and a moderate to long length, with a fresh acidity affording a dry mineral finish
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Oak Treatment: Barrel fermented and then matured with fortnightly battonage for 9 months in 35% new and one year old French oak barriques
Serving Suggestion: Roast Chicken with Cherry Seasoning
Alcohol: 13.4%
Sweetness: .09 g/L
Residual Sugar: dry
pH: 3.2
Acidity: 6.4 g/L
Bottling Date: February 2013