Maria Reserve Chardonnay 'Cellar Release'

Saddler's Creek WinesMaria Reserve Chardonnay 'Cellar Release'

2018 Chardonnay

New South Wales

A beautiful example of Chardonnay from both Tumbarumba and the Hunter, NSW with opulent fruit creamy refined oak.

$55

    Description

    Developing beautiful secondary nutty characters with complex battonage notes. The palate is rich and mouthfilling. Whole-bunch pressed and transferred to French oak part way through fermentation with gentle battonage for 6 months to give a creamy complexity. The result of blending these two regions together is an exceptional wine of elegance, generous flavour and delicate finesse. This wine is aging ever so gracefully with still plenty of time ahead enjoy up through 2025 Ryan's Estate / Oakey Creek Vineyard, Hunter Valley and Maragle Vineyard Tumbarumba, NSW

    Wine Details

    • Region New South Wales
    • Sub Region New South Wales
    • Vintage 2018
    • Type White Wine
    • Variety Chardonnay
    • Volume 750ml
    • Alcohol Volume 13.7%
    • Standard Drinks 8.1
    • Maturation

      6-8 Months

    • Tasting Notes

      A blend of premium Chardonnay from a selection of premium Hunter Valley and Tumbarumba vineyards, all delicately harvested and whole bunch pressed prior to a cool fermentation followed by subtle battonage and maturation in Francois Frere oak from Saint Roamin in Burgundy.

    • Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential

      Up to 8 Years

    • Food Matches

      Now or up to 8 years

    Description

    Developing beautiful secondary nutty characters with complex battonage notes. The palate is rich and mouthfilling. Whole-bunch pressed and transferred to French oak part way through fermentation with gentle battonage for 6 months to give a creamy complexity. The result of blending these two regions together is an exceptional wine of elegance, generous flavour and delicate finesse. This wine is aging ever so gracefully with still plenty of time ahead enjoy up through 2025 Ryan's Estate / Oakey Creek Vineyard, Hunter Valley and Maragle Vineyard Tumbarumba, NSW

    Wine Details

    • Region New South Wales
    • Sub Region New South Wales
    • Vintage 2018
    • Type White Wine
    • Variety Chardonnay
    • Volume 750ml
    • Alcohol Volume 13.7%
    • Standard Drinks 8.1
    • Maturation

      6-8 Months

    • Tasting Notes

      A blend of premium Chardonnay from a selection of premium Hunter Valley and Tumbarumba vineyards, all delicately harvested and whole bunch pressed prior to a cool fermentation followed by subtle battonage and maturation in Francois Frere oak from Saint Roamin in Burgundy.

    • Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential

      Up to 8 Years

    • Food Matches

      Now or up to 8 years