Dry Chardonnay (<5g/l or up to 9g/l if TA <2g/l lower) (1) Barrel fermented/barrel matured/wooded (staves, chips or wood rice) 2019 and older
Following harvesting the berries are cooled to 5ºC prior to a whole bunch
press using the “Champagne” press cycle. After clarifying over-night pressed
juice was transferred to 225 litre French oak barrels (90% new barrels, 10%
2nd fill) for fermentation. Our Reserve Chardonnay was 100% barrel
fermented, using natural yeast with extended lees contact and daily
We undertook a barrel selection of our 2018 Chardonnay production to create
this exceptional wine. Less than 20% of this wine underwent malolactic
fermentation. Limited production of 6 barrels only.
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Slow poached pernod oysters with fresh apple, verjuice dill
Roasted monkfish wrapped in parma ham.
Hand dived sea scallops pan fried with a pea purée.