Criminal Minds, Chardonnay
On the run between our South Australian vineyards, we collude with our vines to deliver the goods on ultimate varietal expression.
We’re constantly scheming about rejuvenating our beautiful Murray wetlands too – for which the authorities have already chased us down an award! Enjoy with your last meal or in isolation.
This refreshing Chardonnay is smooth and full-bodied. The ripe peach and plush citrus fruits are balanced with creamy vanillin oak. Bright and vibrant, finishing dry for a clean getaway.
Are you ready to surrender?
CHARDONNAY that’s refreshingly honest
REGION South Australia
pH 3.4 Titratable Acid 5.0 Sugar 4.2 g/l dry
CLOSURE Screw cap
WINEMAKING The 2020 Riverland vintage endured hot, dry conditions resulting in lower than average yields. Harvested in 2 different stages to allow for optimum flavour opportunity. The Chardonnay was destemmed and chilled into bag press to gently extract the fresh fruity flavours. Then clarified and fermented under controlled temperature between 12 to 18 degrees. Extended lees contact was conducted to achieve soft rich mouthfeel.
COLOUR Pale straw with a green tinge.
AROMA Lime zest, pineapple and ripe tropical fruits with a hint of cantaloupe.
PALATE Zippy on the palate, the ripe flavours of peach, citrus and plush melon are balanced with creamy vanillin oak. Serve with antipasto, salad and pasta.
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