Steels Gate Wines Chardonnay 2019
Our 2019 Chardonnay is reflective of the hot and dry season. A more textural wine compared to the previous year, displays notes of tropical fruits and melon. Not overpowered by oak and influenced by partial-malolactic fermentation.
Situated at 150m above sea level, planted in the early 1980s. Similar to the Homeblock, the Melba block vines are all cared for by hand, 100% cane pruned to ensure best quality fruit is grown and hand harvested.
1Picked in March 2019 – a very hot and dry summer! Fermented on Bordeaux French oak (20% new) over 8 months with a further maturation in stainless tank for for an additional 2 months. A mixture of wild-yeast and inoculation. Crushed & de-stemmed and Bottled Jan 2020. Un-fined and un-filtered. Vgean friendly. This Chardonnay has potential to cellar for 10+ years and is best enjoyed at 7-10 degrees celcius.
|Price per Pack||$180/6pk (min qty 6)|