2016 Reserve Chardonnay
The Chardonnay varietal has great versatility when being produced throughout the world. Our winemaker produces a modern interpretation that focuses on the primary fruit qualities that are backed by an elegant use of French oak to add complexity and texture to the overall wine.
Pale lemon, green hue. This modern expression produced from the McLeish single vineyard, showcases luscious primary aromas of lychee, spicy white peach and blossom leading to cream richness and brioche characters adding complexity.
The palate offers a spicy white peach, honeydew and yellow fruits. The mouth feel is generous and underlines vanilla and lemon notes. The fresh mineral finish gives way to a nice persistency.
Oak: Maturation- 10 months in 30% 1st Year French Barriques; 75% 2nd and 3rd year French Barriques
Cuisine: Superb with lobster, with a butter and garlic sauce.
Cellaring: Potential 4 to 7 years