2022 Hill Smith Estate Eden Valley Chardonnay
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2022 Hill Smith Estate Eden Valley Chardonnay

Eden Valley, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
$22. 99
$275.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 4 Years (2023-2027)
ABV: 13%
Closure: Stelvin

Around 50% of this wine was wild yeast fermented and matured for a period of 11 months, in new and 1-3 year old fine grained French barriques to add weight and texture, with the balance wild fermented in stainless steel to retain fruit freshness and vibrancy. Texture was further enhanced through extended lees contact.
Brilliant very pale straw colour with a distinctive glimmer of green around the outskirts and a watery hue. Nectarine and citrus aromas mix with hints of dried honey, subtle biscuity oak and gun flint. Mouth filling white peach and pear fruits carry a nicely fleshed textural feel across the palate. Notions of dried honey, biscuity oak, traces of nougat and infusions of gun flint lying underneath. Finishes fresh and long with ample intensity and drive.
Drink over the next 3-4 years.
Alc. 13%