Made from low cropped, hand harvested premium fruit taken from a select vineyard in the Upper Yarra Valley. Aged in French oak barriques for 6 months.
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HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION
“This entry point chardonnay is hand-picked and fermented and matured for 10 months in top-end French oak (30% new). It’s made at Yering Station in a manner looking to Chablis for its inspiration. Elegant, and has soaked up the oak without blinking”. Rating 93. To 2024.
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Quite simply one of the finest examples of Australian Pinot Noir we have come across. The dry grown grapes lay within the Piccadilly Valley region of the Adelaide Hills below the top of Mount Lofty. Resulting in the perfect cool climate environment for Pinot Noir to thrive. Add to this the mastery of Adelaide Hills pioneering head winemaker Stephen George and we are left with what legendary Australian wine writer James Halliday refers to as “the one Grand Cru of the state”.
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