Wine Richmond Plains, Chardonnay, 2016
White - An elegant Chenin Blanc that is organic and vegan with an expressive nose and touch of oak.
It is wonderfully expressive on the nose showing golden peach, orange peel, vanilla and cedary wood characters, followed by a beautifully weighted palate that is richly fruited and creamy. The wine offers gorgeous intensity together with silky texture, finishing long and delicious.
This wine is suitable for a vegan diet. It can be enjoyed on its own or with a wide variety of meals, particularly seafood and white meats.
Beautiful ripe grapes were whole bunch pressed. Juice was transferred into French oak barrels (12% new) where it naturally underwent wild yeast ferment. The wine was stirred once a week for 4 months on its lees to add texture complexity and aroma. 100% malolactic fermentation to soften acids and add a rich character to the wine.