2001 Five Ashes Reserve Chardonnay

Product Description

The Five Ashes Reserve Chardonnay is hand crafted using traditional techniques from selected grapes and given 100% new French oak.

Awards: Gold Medal 2002 Margaret River Wine Show. 95 Points Scoop magazine Autumn 2003
Region: 100% Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Colour: Bright straw with yellow hues.
Bouquet: The aromatics are a complex array of ripe peaches, dried banana, pineapple and mangoes. There are also soft touches of French oak that is very well integrated after 12 months bottle age.
Palate: The palate shows rich tropical fruit flavours while maintaining the elegance for which Margaret River Chardonnay is renowned.
Source: Five Ashes Vineyard, Margaret River
Vintage Characteristics: Warm dry vintage.
Vinification: 100% barrel fermented and matured.
Cellaring Potential: Recommended medium to long term cellaring.
Oak Treatment: Chardonnay barrell fermented in quality French oak.
Serving Suggestion: Try with rich creamy Turkey breast pasta.
Alcohol: 14.5%
Sweetness: Dry
Residual Sugar: 1.4g/L
pH: 3.32
Acidity: 7.1
Harvest Date: March 2001
Bottling Date: February 2002