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2017 Heytesbury Chardonnay

A selection of the most unique and striking vineyard sections, recognised for its innovative winemaking and distinguishing 'Heytesbury' character.

Tasting Notes
COLOUR NOSE PALATE
Winemaker Notes
WINEMAKER'S NOTES Our most unique small sections within our vineyards where clone, aspect and soil interplay in such a way that sets these parcels apart from the rest. Each batch was very gently pressed and the juice then transferred directly to barriques with the inclusion of all solids to achieve more of the unique vineyard character. Each batch was fermented wild with no yeast addition and was stirred throughout the nine months of maturation, allowing the yeast lees to impart further complexity, texture and palate weight to the wine. With bright, high acidity in 2016, natural malolactic fermentation was encouraged and completed.
Varietals:
Production Notes
100% Chardonnay
Alcohol:
Alcohol %
13
Cellaring Potential:
Aging
7 - 10 years
Harvested:
Harvest Date
February 2017
Oak:
Fermentation
100% French oak, 9 months (57% New, 43% 1-2 year old)
TA:
Acid
6.5g/L
pH:
pH
3.17
Residual Sugar:
Residual Sugar
1.0g/L
Bottled:
Bottling Date
February 2018
2017 Heytesbury Chardonnay
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$90.00
/ Bottle
SKU: 17HCH7AU06
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$540.00
/ Case of 6