The Chardonnay is bright pale straw in colour. Aromas of stone fruit, yellow papaya with hints of lemon zest with roasted nuts and buttered toast from he oak used. A well integrated wine that is full bodies with a rich and creamy mouthfeel, with a delicate fresh acidity on the palate.
Decanter World Wine Awards 2022 - Silver medal and 90 points for White Gold 2020
Dry Creek Vineyards, Lillooet - 100% Estate grown grapes
Whole cluster pressed Chardonnay that is barrel fermented with native yeast that adds richness to the wine. Natural malolactic fermentation occurring in barrel adds an additional toasty/buttery character. Matured in seasoned French oak barrels for over 10-months.
17% new oak, 33% 2nd fill and 50% 5th fill 225 litre barrels used.
A beautiful Chardonnay showing finesse and balance between fruit and oak.
Food Pairing Notes
Pair with creamy mushroom, bacon pasta or grilled smokey dishes such as grilled lobster with citrus, white wine sauces.