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2014 Purus Chardonnay

2014 Purus Chardonnay

$43.00 Members $34.40

Purus is a pure translation of our local clone into wine. The fruit is from the cool southern end of Margaret River. The tiny 100g Gin Gin clusters are hand harvested at first light to preserve freshness of fruit.

An ideal wine to enjoy beside the Artus Chardonnay in order to celebrate differences in wine styles. Vibrant perfumes and aromas of lime, orange blossom and honeysuckle. The palate is richly fruited and reveals a balance of expansive fruit, texture and sophisticated elegance. Flavours of nashi pear, stone fruit and dried figs with notes of hazelnut and creamy vanilla bean. The wine st

ALCOHOL

13.0% by Vol | 7.7 Standard Drinks

FOOD MATCHING

Prawns straight from the BBQ | pork | soft cheese

GROWING SEASON

A bountiful wet winter filling the dams, with a warm and dry spring and summer, allowing lovely balance of natural acidities and physiological ripeness in the fruit

VARIETY

Gin Gin clone Chardonnay | Single Vineyard

WINEMAKING

Hand picked, whole cluster pressed. The clear juice was fermented using a pure yeast strain. In order to preserve the purity of fruit and natural acidity, the wine had no malo‐lactic fermentation.

MATURATION

42% new 228L French oak barrels for 10 months with low toast levels. The wood is primarily from the Voges and Allier forests.

CELLARING POTENTIAL

Attractive in youth | up to 8 years maturation.

HARVESTED

20th February 2014