The Last Stand Chardonnay, 2018

A phenomenally good Aussie Chardonnay at this entry level price.


100% Chardonnay

SKU: APB964 Category:
How It's Made

The Chardonnay was carefully sourced from vines grown in the long-established vineyards of north-west Victoria. The predominant soils are sandy loams deriving directly from granite and gneissic bedrocks. They are typically brown to grey brown in color. Fertility is moderate as are typical yields, grapes tend to be high in concentrated flavors. This Chardonnay clone has a distinctive tangerine peel character. Grapes were picked earlier than usual for this area to ensure balance and freshness in the final wine. Fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel retains the fresh fruit character of this unoaked wine.

Tasting Notes

This always shows prominent tangerine notes on the nose and this vintage also shows intense grapefruit, lime and hints of spice. Refreshingly unoaked, citrus and white peach flavors combine with a zesty fresh acidity and a clean, bright and linear mineral finish.

Food Match

This bright and approachable style of Chardonnay is a great partner to a wide range of dishes, try with tempura fried vegetables, aromatic chicken salads or crispy Chinese pork.

Allergens

Contains sulfites and no other allergens

ABV

12.5%

Appellation

Victoria

Region / Country

Victoria, Australia

Winemaker

Samantha Bailey

Closure

Screwcap

Case / Bottle Size

12 x 750ml

Bottle Barcode

N/A

Case Weight

31.57 lbs.

Case Barcode

N/A

Capsule Type

Aluminum

Pallet Details

70 cases per pallet / 5 layers