Opens with engaging nose of struck match and summer white flowers. Develops on palate with melon and peach notes and finishes with good flow. Our first vintage from the replanted vineyard after a 6-year layoff; Staindl Wines had a very small crop from a model vintage.
The 2018 Chardonnay has a lovely focus - clean, crisp acid which leads to a balanced finish.
Estate-grown grapes only.
Opens with engaging nose of struck match and some summer white flowers. Develops on palate with melon and peach notes and finishes with good flow.
White meats, fish, crustacean, non spicy Asian food.
Vineyard Region: Red Hill South Mornington Peninsula
Vintage conditions: Excellent, Good spring rain and warm dry summer
Harvest Date: March 2018
Bottling: November 2018
Peak Drinking: 2019-2023+
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Maturation: 7 months in old oak
Colour: Bright straw
Nose: Some Struck match character with white flowers + stone fruits
Palate: Rich + unctuous