2018 Combes What's Beneath



Notes here from Oscar, who makes this Chardonnay..:
Same block as my other fruit, Yarra floor Chrinside Park. Vines were planted in the early 1990’s, a mix of clones. Picked on flavour at approximately 12 Baume. Winemaking was simple, footstomped and destemmed (about 2 hours of skin contact) before pressing. Settle in tank over night before being racked to a mix of hogs head and barriques all over 5yrs old. Half went through full malo, half we stopped. Wine then sat on gross lees for 6 months only being topped before being racked and bottled in late October.

  • Origin

  • yarra valley, australia

  • Year

  • 2018

  • Varietal

  • chardonnay

  • Style

  • fresh & alive

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