Frankland Estate Chardonnay 2017

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The Wine Front – Frankland Estate is of course far more associated with riesling than with chardonnay but this release does its best to arrest control of the perch. It was grown on 28-year-old vines, it was farmed organically, and it was fermented (and matured) in 500 litre puncheons. It’s a picture of elegance and restraint but without any subsequent drop off in either power or complexity. This is an impressive chardonnay. Grapefruit and citrus flavours strike clear blows, as do oatmeal, sweet cedar wood and barley. Everything presents as pure and buoyant. Thumbs up for this one.

About This Wine

Organically-certified fruit for this wine was sourced from three different locations in the Isolation Ridge vineyard. The fruit is lightly pressed into stainless steel tanks and allowed to settle for 24 hours. The juice is then racked off its heavy lees to 500-litre French barrels for wild yeast fermentation. Some barrel stirring through fermentation and post fermentation give it added complexity. The wine spent 10 months on lees before being bottled. Minimal sulphur additions made prior to bottling. Aromas of white peach, toast, spice and vanilla. The palate has hints of nuttiness and creamy fruit providing some weight and breadth. Melons and stone fruit entwine with lemon citrus acidity giving the wine generous length.

Type White Wine
Varietal(s) Chardonnay
Country Australia
Region Frankland River
Brand Frankland Estate
Vintage 2017

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