SCORPO ESTATE CHARDONNAY 2017

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Gary Walsh
  • Vegan
SKU
SCCH201710 UCAU
$48.00 Per item
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Bottle
750ml (Bottle)
$48.00 Per item
Pale straw with green tints, this Chardonnay is appealing from the outset. A nose of nectarine pip, citrus curd, spice and earth lead into lees and struck match. To begin with the palate is tight and focused with citrus and fennel spice dominating. This gives way to nougat, stone fruit hints with leesy complexity and the acidity of crunchy green apple. Although drinking wonderfully now this will reward those with the patience to cellar or for that matter to decant! The fruit is grown on the Merricks North vineyard. The I10v1 clone chardonnay was picked by hand and 100% whole bunch-pressed. No malolactic conversion. It is wild yeast fermented in old oak barrels and 5% new oak. No bâtonnage. Suitable for vegans
Pale straw with green tints, this Chardonnay is appealing from the outset. A nose of nectarine pip, citrus curd, spice and earth lead into lees and struck match. To begin with the palate is tight and focused with citrus and fennel spice dominating. This gives way to nougat, stone fruit hints with leesy complexity and the acidity of crunchy green apple. Although drinking wonderfully now this will reward those with the patience to cellar or for that matter to decant! The fruit is grown on the Merricks North vineyard. The I10v1 clone chardonnay was picked by hand and 100% whole bunch-pressed. No malolactic conversion. It is wild yeast fermented in old oak barrels and 5% new oak. No bâtonnage. Suitable for vegans

Scores & Reviews

93+ / 100

Gary Walsh

Funky struck match, chicken stock, citrus and green melon. It’s savoury, with a core of good fruit flavour, but presents as non-fruity and complex, with these characters to the fore. Lime, zesty and ruggedly textured to close.