A cool climate and complex Chardonnay, which has been barrel fermented in French oak, 28% of which was new. Complexity was enhanced by natural ferment, high juice solids during fermentation and leaving the wine on yeast lees in barrel for 10 months

assessment
Colour: Straw coloured.

Bouquet: An extremely complex and layered chardonnay, exhibiting cool climate fruit characters of citrus, and nectarine. The French oak is harmoniously integrated into the mealy and struck match complexing characters.

Palate: This wine is fresh and vibrant with great complexity and richness. The citrus and nectarine fruits flow into textured and layered mid palate, of crème brulee and mealy notes. The French oak is subtle in the background; the palate is held beautifully together and structured by seamless natural acidity. The complex flavours linger thanks to a long, fine, citrus finis

food accompaniment
Enjoy with a wide range of pasta and white meat dishes.

cellaring potential 
Will continue to improve and develop complexity with age; cellar for 5 to 8 years

Harvest Date: 5th March 2015
Bottling Date: 15th June 2016
Alc: 12.5%
pH: 3.25
T.A.: 6.2g/L
Residual sugar: 0g/L


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Diletti Chardonnay 2015

  • Product Code: Chardonnay
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $25.00