Gemtree Vineyards




Wines

Tatty Rd Chardonnay 2012

Technical Details:

Colour
Pale straw with a green hue, bright
Nose
Delicate aromas of lemon, citrus, white peaches and hints of honeydew melon.
Palate
The palate has intense citrus fruits and honeydew melon flavours that seamlessly coupled with balanced acidity. Medium weight with excellent depth & a fresh finish.
Food
Seafood, especially Oysters, Spicy Sichuan Food, Thai Curry, Spanish Seafood Risotto, French Cooked Snails and Spicy Mexican Tortilla
Alcohol
13.0%
Cellaring
Drink Now
Vintage Notes

Good winter rains gave the vines plenty of reserves for the 2012 growing season. Spring was dry and mild encouraging even balanced growth. We shoot thin during the growing season to remove all unwanted shoots and to eliminate “crowding” of the bunches. Vintage commenced earlier than usual, which allowed us to harvest when sugars were lower and natural acids high. We can firmly state that the 2012 vintage will sit alongside the greats of the last 2 decades, 98, 02 and 04.

 


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