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The Wine Front – “It’s a juicy one this year, offering plenty of peach and pear flavour, a little oatmeal, cashew and cinnamon, but with a pink grapefruit tang. It’s flinty and spicy, a ball of flavour that pulls longer, and tighter on the finish. There’s a little struck match complexity and a whole lot more than a little in terms of enjoyment. It’s very good drinking already.” – 93+ Points Gary Walsh, Winefront.
About This Wine
One of the great bargains of the wine world.
Citrus and stone fruit on the nose, this wine has a rounded palate with good length and acidity; a light touch of new oak adds complexity.
All fruit is hand-picked in the morning and immediately de-stemmed and lightly crushed into the press. No enzymes are used; instead the juice is allowed to settle naturally. In 2019, there were approximately fifteen different ferments, these were allowed to start naturally on full solids. After a select period of time, some of the juice was inoculated with cultured yeast then transferred to wood for fermentation. The wine is then left on lees for approximately 11 months. Just before bottling all clones are blended, cold stabilized, fined and filtered.
|Brand||Hoddles Creek Estate|
Lovely Chardonnay and exceptional value. Drinking beautifully already and potential to develop further with age.