Plantagenet - Australia - Western Australia

Lions Circle Chardonnay - 2017

Grape Variety : Chardonnay  
Caract. : Dry White Wine  
Price : 19.95$
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Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Bright, yellow colour with hints of tropical fruit combined with subtle hints of nuts. A savoury palate of peach, lemon and nougat. Good acidity ensuring a long finish of "biscotto", nuts and citrus fruits.

Wine Pairing :

Grilled seafood, chicken, garden salad.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Chardonnay 100%
  • Age of vines : 20 years
  • Irrigation : Drop irrigation, if necessary
  • Harvest : Machine harvested at night, when the fruit is at its freshest. Processed early in the morning.
  • Fermentation : 90% fermented in stainless steel vats. Malolactic fermentation is not induced.
  • Maturation :A smaller portion was fermented in French 3rd-use barrels for 7 to 9 months.
  • Type of yeast : Burgundian strain
  • Fining : Skim milk fining
  • Cellar :2 to 7 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2018

  • James Halliday 2020 : 90 pts.

Vintage 2014

  • Wine Advocate- R.Parker: 91+ pts.

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