Aromas of white peach and ripe pear, almond nougat and hints of vanilla and jasmine. Supported by stone fruit and fresh lemon-lime characters in the mouth, the finish is long and textural, displaying an exceptional natural acidity, pink grapefruit and well-integrated spicy French oak.
The Chardonnay fruit was hand-harvested, whole bunch pressed and split into two batches for low temperature fermentation in French oak barriques. The wine was matured for 16 months in 50% new French oak before blending and bottling. 12.5% alc/vol. This wine was rated 95 points by James Halliday.