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2008 Craggy Range Chardonnay Les Beaux Cailloux

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Tasting Notes
Pale straw colour. An aromatic array comprising of flint, peach pip, lemon blossom and hazelnut characters mesh for a complex bouquet. The palate possesses richness and warmth which is framed and balanced by a subtle phenolic texture and fresh acidity. Rich, complex and long.

Food Match
Rich shellfish dishes

Recommended Cellaring
5-7 years from vintage

Vintage Details
Warm and dry, very good

Brix
23.7 average

Production Level
36 hl/ha average

Hand Harvested
100%

Winemaking
Whole Bunch
100%

Destemmed
0%

Fermentation Vessel
French oak barriques

Fermentation
Indigenous yeast

Barrel Type
French oak barriques

New Barrel %
45%

Maturation
14 months

Fining
Yes

Filtration
Yes

Bottled
Aug-09

WINE ANALYSIS

Alcohol
14.7

Residual Sugar
<2g/l

pH
3.21

Acidity
5.5 g/l

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