Staindl Wines 2010 Chardonnay

The Staindl chardonnay is where wine quality is paramount. The wine is made from 100% Chardonnay produce at our vineyard. Handpicked and Cool climate viticulture together with barrel fermentation gives the wine its maturity richness and texture.

Tasting notes

This wine shows aromas of citrus and stone fruits balanced by cleansing fresh acidity. Lemon rind and apple skin hints follow the wine through its length into the palate. Great texture and balance enhanced by its maturation in 100% new French oak.

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Cuisine

This wine is the perfect accompaniment to have with chicken also poultry dishes and with salmon.

Cheeses suggested: Brie (ripe), White Castello, Goat cheese, Provolone, Camembert, Gruyere.

Review from winemaker Paul Staindl

Vineyard Region: Red Hill South Mornington Peninsula
Vintage conditions: Excellent – good rains and sunshine at vintage.
Technical Analysis
Harvest Date: 21st March 2010
Alcohol: 13.5%
Residual Sugar: Nil
Bottling: May 2011
Peak Drinking: 2012 - 2017
Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
Maturation: 12 months 100% new French Oak
Colour: pale straw
Nose: Melange of citrus and white stone fruits
Palate: Cleansing freshness and some hints of nuts and stone fruits with good mid palate. Long and fine.