A fruit driven yet refreshing Chardonnay, full to the brim with stone fruit, green apple, florals and a slight brininess. The palate is sleek and long, with a slight creaminess that softens the acidity in the mouth. A touch of spice and hazelnut notes emerge from the subtle use of old French oak. with enough generosity to round out any harsh edges. A touch of spice and woodiness is added from the subtle use of old French oak, leading to a taught, savoury and long finish.
One of the undisputed kings of Australian Shiraz and Rhone varietals, d'Arenberg has managed to turn individuality into an art form by doing a whole lot of little things differently. The original vineyards were established by Joseph Osborn in 1912 in the McLaren Vale region of South Australia. A century on, the estate has grown to 345 acres, and the mantle now rests with fourth-generation winemaker, Chester Osborn. By maintaining a focus on traditional winemaking and nurturing their old-vine.. read more
Parcels of fruit are selected from vineyards in the Adelaide Hills. The grapes underwent gentle crushing, temperature controlled fermentation and basket pressing. 60% of the juice was fermented in old French oak prior to bottling.