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Yalumba - Samuel's Collection Eden Valley Chardonnay 2018

Information

  • Country: Australia
  • Wine Region: South Australia
  • Wine Area: Eden Valley
  • Wine Maker: Teresa Heuzenroeder
  • Grape: Chardonnay
  • Grape Percentage: 100%
  • Alcohol Percentage: 13%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Food Matching

Food Matching

Enjoy with chicken and leek risotto or a vegan leek and mushroom pie, on a bed of mash and steamed greens.

Duty/Vat Paid
D: 88 (2019)

Wine tasting notes

Very pale green gold in colour. Fresh aromas of grapefruit zest and lemon curd with underlying notes of citrus blossom and hints of stone fruit. The palate is zesty and textural with a refreshing citrus and grapefruit acid drive.

Winery Information

Yalumba

Yalumba is Australia’s oldest family owned winery founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith, a British immigrant (he was a Master Brewer in England) and it is still owned by the Hill-Smith family today with their high reputation as an independent producer. Yalumba is an Aboriginal word for “all the land around”. The winery is situated in South Australia’s Barossa Valley, in a small town called Angaston - an hour north-east of Adelaide. The winery even has its own cooperage – the only one in Oz.. read more

Expert Reviews

Decanter (2019)88 pts

Decanter Bronze - Yellow apple and pear, with some white nectarine characters. Clean and well made, with delicate use of oak.

Vinification Notes

Vineyard parcels were selected and batched together for harvest and fermentation according to flavour profile and ripeness. 52% of the blend was fermented in French oak barriques coopered in-house at Yalumba. The remainder of the blend was fermented in stainless steel. All of the fermentation was conducted by natural wild yeast adding an extra layer of complexity and texture to the wine and complementing its zesty citrus flavours. After the completion of fermentation, extended lees contact and regular bâtonnage was continued for 7 months before selection of the final blend.