Lange Estate Chardonnay
$22.99

Lange Estate Chardonnay

COLOUR Bright straw. NOSE Lifted bouquet of nectarine and citrus with hints of nuttiness. PALATE A generous palate featuring flavours of citrus and stonefruit. Time on lees has resulted in a velvety texture which is well balanced by the fresh acidity. WINEMAKING The 2018 Chardonnay grapes were machine picked. The must was gently pressed to tank and allowed to cold settle. 48 hours later the juice was cleanly racked and allowed to naturally ferment with wild yeast in new and seasoned French Oak barrels. Post ferment the barrels were stirred once a week to increase palate structure and texture. When the correct balance was achieved the wine was then blended, fined, filtered and bottled. FOOD PAIRING Fish pie, or salmon fillets with potatoes. VINTAGE NOTES Vintage 2018 will be remembered as one of the best for Frankland River. Spring provided ideal weather patterns, allowing for the development of a healthy and abundant leaf canopy. Summer followed, and mother nature didn’t disappoint. The vineyard was left to nurture the fruit with a mild, dry ripening season, ensuring perfect veraison across all varieties. The rain stayed away, ensuring that all grap