2017 Singlefile Great Southern Chardonnay
VINEYARD & WINEMAKING
From selected Chardonnay vineyards in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The 2017 fruit, picked in early April 2017, was chilled overnight and then fermented in 33% new and 67% one year old French oak barriques. The barrels were lees stirred for 3 months and matured in barrel for a total of eight months before being bottled in January 2018.
This wine has bright aromas of citrus and white peach with a subtle flint character. The palate displays a modern styled chardonnay of citrus zest and stone fruit with the use of new oak providing a subtle smokiness. The wine is bright and mouth filling with a tight backbone and a long lingering finish.
REVIEWS OF NOTE
94 points, James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion, Jul 2013