Heath Road 2019 Chardonnay
Bright straw in colour with stone-fruit, grapefruit, lemon blossom and spiced oak nuances on the nose. Fresh peach, zesty lemon curd, soft tannin and a crisp, natural acidity on the finish on the palate.
Please note this wine is sold as a 12 bottle case.
RRP $35 per/bottle
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The Fruit was hand- picked in the cool of the morning and transported directly to the winery. Bunches were chilled, whole bunch pressed with a portion of the free run transferred straight to barrel, and one batch settled overnight then racked to barrel. Barrel stirring throughout fermentation and into maturation ensured lees complexity developed and integrated seamlessly with new and old oak. Barrel selection provided perfect balance between fruit power, fermentation complexity and oak impact.
Vintage 2019 was a long, cool vintage. It started off with a cooler than average spring and summer and this followed through vintage. Canopy management and attention to detail were key to getting fruit ripe and avoiding disease. Yields were low across the board. The results have been punchy aromatic whites, fine natural acidity, spicy shiraz and more elegant cabernets.