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2018 Backyard Stories Chardonnay

2018 Backyard Stories Chardonnay

Backyard Stories

+ $65.00

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR: Intense green with some lemon.

AROMA: Fine and pure with a perfume of cashew nut and Chardonnay fruit aromas that are complemented with integrated high quality French oak.

PALATE: A very fine palate, with real length and persistence. This is a classical Chardonnay and with further cellaring will reward those with patience. Fruit flavour dominance will see a fine Chardonnay expression in the future.

FOOD MATCH: Duck or goose is a fine accompaniment.

CELLARING: Five years

TECHNICAL NOTES 

Region:  Margaret River 

Vintage notes:  The 2018 vintage for whites was outstanding – it is and will be a classic year for whites, as good as or better than the great 2006.

 Composition:  100% Chardonnay

 Winemaking:   The Chardonnay grapes were selected for intensity of flavour with the objective to make a wine that is fine, persistent and with the potential to bottle age over the medium term. Whole bunch pressed, the wine is fine and long. Hand stirring of 40% new barrels has allowed the wine to evolve as necessary before the final decision to assemble the wine for bottling.

 

pH:  3.40 

Acidity:  7.25 g/l 

Residual sugar:  Dry 

Closure:  Screwcap