2015 Fermoy Estate Chardonnay Quarterly
Varietals (%’S): 100% Chardonnay
Appearance: Pale golden straw with green highlights.
Aroma: Plentiful notes of grapefruit zest, yellow peach, fresh pineapple and toasted hazelnuts with hints of struck match complexity.
Palate: Medium weighted, the palate shows rich fruit notes of preserved citrus and peach flesh with toasted nut and a subtle gun smoke sulphide adding complexity and depth.
Oak Detail: 100% barrel fermented and matured for 8 months in a combination of new and 1 and 2-year old French oak barriques.
Cellaring: Ready for immediate drinking and will continue to drink well over the next 2-3 years.Alcohol Volume: 13.0%
Acidity: pH 3.3; TA 7.4g/L
Residual Sugar: 2.0g/L
Silver – 2016 Margaret River Wine Show;
91pts – 2017 James Halliday Wine Companion
“Part hand-picked, whole bunch-pressed, fermented and matured for 8 months in French oak. Elegant, fresh, light to medium-bodied white peach, melon and grapefruit flavours, the oak subtle but evident; good length.”
– James Halliday, 2017 Wine Companion.