2019 Sinapius Close Planted Chardonnay
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2019 Sinapius Close Planted Chardonnay

$52. 99 Bottle
$635.88 Dozen
Minimum 12 bottles
Cellar: Drink now - 5 Years (2022-2027)
ABV: 13%
Closure: Stelvin

Brilliant pale straw colour with lively green tinged edges and a watery hue. Elevated nectarine and white peach aromas combine with pear, light honeysuckle, citrusy nougat and subtle gun flint notes. Elegant but intense in its flavour, the palate features white peach and pear fruits over lime, faint honeysuckle, citrusy nougat and light spicy cashew characters. Finishes dry with a vibrant feel, fresh acidity and a long gently refined aftertaste.
Drink over the next 4-5 years.
Alc. 13%

Other Reviews…..
Hand-picked fruit from a single estate vineyard in Piper's River. Made by Vaughn Dell and finished by Linda Morice with help from Joe Holyman and Peter Dredge. Majority (85%) was wild fermented and matured 12 months in 10% new French oak barrels. Unfined and unfiltered, 7291 bottles. It's impossible not to be sentimental about a wine like this, but that's not why I like it. Such purity and precision are why Piper's River is not just all about pinot noir. This cool site sings in soprano high notes of textbook white fruits, eloquently harmonised with classy French oak, carrying a finish of delightful acid line and enduring persistence. Vale Vaughn. Drink by 2034.
94 points
Tyson Stelzer – James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion