Wildberry Estate Estate Chardonnay 2007
Chardonnay from Margaret River, Australia
These Chardonnay grapes were harvested in the cool of night to capture the varietal melon and peach characters were looking for. Selected yeast strains were used to enhance varietal expression and fermentation was carried out at a low temperature to help maintain fruit freshness. A small portion was fermented in new French hogsheads (the rest in stainless steel) for three months—this was done to help add complexity and depth to the wine, while rounding out... View More
Ripe, generous and powerful, this deftly balanced wine brims with quince, apple, pear and tropical fruit flavors, shaded with hints of pepper and cream. Lingers on the long, complex finish. Drink now through 2017. 460 cases imported.
The Wildberry Estate winery was established by growers passionate about producing great wine using traditional practices, the best technology, and of course superb fruit.
Being only a few miles inland from the Indian Ocean, and with Geographe Bay just to our North East we are surrounded by water. This has a maritime affect on our climatic conditions which in turn has a stabilizing effect on our grapes as they grow and ripen.
Winemaking is all about the... View More