The Chateau Single Vineyard Eden Valley Chardonnay
Tasting Notes

Aromas of citrus, pear and white peach lead to enticing stone fruit and fig flavours on the palate. Crisp acidity, complex layering with a hint of nougat and vanilla culminate in a long seamless finish. 

Winemaking

Hand-picked from select rows in our high altitude Eden Valley vineyard, the grapes are lightly basket pressed (20% whole bunch) before fermentation takes place in barrel. Regular lees stirring and 7 months' maturation in new and seasoned French oak barriques give the wine added complexity. 

Reviews
95 Points
Review by: Wine Showcase Magazine
90 Points
Review by: Joe Czerwinski, The Wine Advocate
Grown on limestone-based soils to limited yields of three tonnes per acre and barrel fermented, the 2017 The Chateau Chardonnay has gotten all that Chateau Tanunda can throw at it. It's medium-bodied, offering hints of lemon curd, honey, mandarin orange, pear and melon, with the oak influence firmly in the background. A promising effort. Drink Date: 2018-2021.  The Wine Advocate Source 238. 

 

Other Vintages
2016 | 
CLOSURE
Stelvin

WINEMAKER
Neville Rowe
GRAPE VARIETY
Chardonnay
GROWING REGION
Eden Valley
DATE BOTTLED
February 2018
% ALCOHOL
13.5

 

 

Chardonnay 2017
Tasting Notes

Aromas of citrus, pear and white peach lead to enticing stone fruit and fig flavours on the palate. Crisp acidity, complex layering with a hint of nougat and vanilla culminate in a long seamless finish. 

Winemaking

Hand-picked from select rows in our high altitude Eden Valley vineyard, the grapes are lightly basket pressed (20% whole bunch) before fermentation takes place in barrel. Regular lees stirring and 7 months' maturation in new and seasoned French oak barriques give the wine added complexity. 

Reviews
95 Points Review by: Wine Showcase Magazine

90 Points
Review by: Joe Czerwinski, The Wine Advocate
Grown on limestone-based soils to limited yields of three tonnes per acre and barrel fermented, the 2017 The Chateau Chardonnay has gotten all that Chateau Tanunda can throw at it. It's medium-bodied, offering hints of lemon curd, honey, mandarin orange, pear and melon, with the oak influence firmly in the background. A promising effort. Drink Date: 2018-2021.  The Wine Advocate Source 238. 

 

Other Vintages
2016 | 
CLOSURE
Stelvin

WINEMAKER
Neville Rowe
GRAPE VARIETY
Chardonnay
GROWING REGION
Eden Valley
DATE BOTTLED
February 2018
% ALCOHOL
13.5

 

 

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