2018 McGuigan Shortlist Chardonnay

2018 McGuigan Shortlist Chardonnay

Item No. 259917
3.2 out of 5 Customer Rating
A modern style chardonnay, delivering a complex and textural palate with a delightful and a long zesty finish complimenting the lifted aroma of the white peach.
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A modern style chardonnay, delivering a complex and textural palate with a delightful and a long zesty finish complimenting the lifted aroma of the white peach.
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Full Bodied

Full Bodied

Limited Release

Limited Release

Dry

Dry

Overview

The fruit was picked in the cool of thenight to retain freshness. Once the fruit was crushed and pressed, 50% the juice was settled and racked clean before being transferred to barrel and the other 50% was transferred to barrel with full solids. Fermentation was actioned in oak. Once the fermentation was finished the barrels were lees stirred for a month and the left to mature for a further 7 months before being prepared for bottling.
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Varietal
Chardonnay
Region
Adelaide Hills, SA
Country
Australia
Peak Drinking
Drink now or enjoy over 5 years.
Winemaker
Jamie Saint
Accolades
2019 CWSA - Double Gold & South Australian Wine of the Year Trophy 2019 Melbourne International WC - Gold 2020 CWSA - Gold
Alcohol Volume
13.43%
pH
3.24
Residual Sugar
2.2
Total Acidity
7

Tasting Notes

Aroma

A modern style Chardonnay, with lifted aromas of white peach and struck match.

Palate

The mid palate is very complex and textual leading to hints of lemon curd and a long zesty finish.

Food Pairing

Chicken

Chicken

Pork

Pork

Hard Cheese

Hard Cheese