2018 McIntyre Chardonnay

2018 McIntyre Chardonnay

$80.00

The Wine

This wine represents the pinnacle of style and quality of Moorooduc Estate ‘McIntyre Vineyard’ Chardonnay.  A result of a stringent fruit selection from our oldest chardonnay vines this wine expresses the unique characters of this vineyard site.

 

55 in stock

SKU: MCCH-2018-1 Categories: , Tag:

Description

The 2018 Vintage

The 2018 Vintage was generous both in quality and quantity.  One of the most important aspects of vineyard management over this growing season to achieve the beautiful fruit that we did, was making sure we maintained vine balance.

 

Winemaker: Richard McIntyre
Viticulturist: Hugh Robinson
Vineyards: 100% the McIntyre Vineyard

 

Vinification.
Hand harvesting
Whole bunch pressing
100% wild yeast fermentation in French oak barrels, 20% being new
Natural malolactic fermentation (100%) in barrel
10 months in wood on lees with 1 racking prior to bottling
Light fining and filtration

12.5% alc