2019 Josh Cooper The Old Port Righ Vineyard Chardonnay
Notes from Andrew Ainsworth:
This is an historic vineyard planted in 1982 within the Macedon Ranges GI near Lancefield, one of the very early plantings in this young wine region. The soil here is ancient decomposed basalt called Cambrian soil, more commonly associated with Heathcote. A special vineyard. My favourite of the whites, it’s a very savoury number, and with all that salt, gingery, spicy stuff, cool herbs and spine-tingling acid, you cant help but make a comparison to Ouille Savagnin from the Jura. Lots of texture to hold it all together. Wonderful wine.