Old vine Chardonnay from the heart of Piccadilly, where the wines are renowned for their power and flair. No doubt about it with this wine, it’s all lemon citrus, struck match, ripe fruit and impressive acid…a complete package and the reason this part of the Hills is often referred to as the Grand Cru section.
Vineyard: Udy’s Rd, Piccadilly
Soil: Light loamy clay over sandstone with extensive schist and quartz rocks and rubble
Harvest date: 24 March 2022
Bottled: 25 May 2023
TA: 5.8 g/L
Production: 190 dozen
Vinification: whole bunches were crushed and pressed into to tank for settling overnight before racking off solids to barrel. The wine spent 11 months in French oak, 25% new, before racking to tank for three months and bottled.