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Barossa Valley 'The Peak' Chardonnay 2016
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Barossa Valley 'The Peak' Chardonnay 2016

Barossa Valley 'The Peak' Chardonnay 2016


Branded Price
$20 35% off
35% off
Bottled Price
$13.00
Case Price
$156.00
 
 
Description

This Barossa Valley The Peak Chardonnay 2016 is bright and vibrant, with layers of richness and fruit.  Ripe peach and plush citrus fruits are balanced with hints of vanillin oak. Epitomising the quality of the estate vineyards, this 2016 vintage is more complex and intriguing.
 
The first vines at this winery were planted in the 1930s in Clare Valley and produce their superb top tier range of wines. As South Australia is phylloxera free, and didn’t suffer the scourge of this vineyard disease which wiped out most of the world’s vineyards, these are some of the older vines still in commercial use in the world.

In 1963, the founders of the winery purchased the Devlin's Pound property near Overland Corner in South Australia and planted the limestone based vineyard to a range of grape varieties, most notably Shiraz, Cabernet and Chardonnay which have all received Gold medals for their premium wine quality.

The winery also sources premium fruit from other regions of South Australia including fruit used for this magnificent Barossa Valley Chardonnay 2016.
 
Comments from Our Wine Buyer: Our company prides itself on dealing with small family operated wineries throughout Australia. We find that these small operators put the most love and passion into their wines and the supplier of this Barossa Valley Chardonnay 2016 is no exception. This great Barossa Chardonnay 2016 has only spent 6 months in French oak which has not overpowered the fruit. It is very well balanced. Sensational value at $13.00 per bottle.
 
My Score 91/100 WACC Silver Medal.    

Variety:
Chardonnay
Alcohol Content:
13.5%
Serving Suggestion:
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Awards / Medal:
WACC Silver IconWACC Silver
Wine Notes
Colour:
Pale straw with brilliant edge.
Bouquet:
Lifted aromas of citrus and peach with deep notes of guava.
Palate:
Bright and vibrant, with layers of richness and fruit. Ripe peach and plush citrus fruits are balanced with hints of vanillin oak. Epitomising the quality of the estate vineyards, this 2016 vintage is more complex and intriguing.
Oak Treatment:
6 Months in Used French oak.
Source/Region:
Barossa Valley, SA
Cellaring Potential:
Drinking well now - Good for cellaring until 2022. Stelvin Cap Closure

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