Richmond Plains Chardonnay 2017
Richmond Plains Chardonnay is an elegant wine made with a light oak influence to showcase the fresh fruity flavours. It can be enjoyed on its own or with a wide variety of meals, particularly seafood and white meats.
Tasting: Attractive peach and vanilla aromas. Fresh fruity peach and nectarine flavours with a refreshing citrus finish and a subtle touch of oak.
Wine Making: Beautiful ripe grapes were whole bunch pressed. Juice was transferred into French oak barrels (12% new) where it naturally underwent wild yeast ferment. The wine was stirred once a week for 4 months on its lees to add texture complexity and aroma. 100% malolactic fermentation to soften acids and add a rich character to the wine.
Diet: This wine is suitable for a vegan diet.
Certified organic: Asure Quality.
Analysis: Alcohol 13%, Acidity 6 gms/L, Residual sugar nil
It is wonderfully expressive on the nose showing golden peach, orange peel, vanilla and cedary wood characters, followed by a beautifully weighted palate that is richly fruited and creamy. The wine offers gorgeous intensity together with silky texture, finishing long and delicious.