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2018 Floris Chardonnay

$30.00 Members $24.00

Floris is a modern and engaging expression of our local clone into wine. This style is a co-evolution of Modern Australian food and wine culture, which has great emphasis on balance, freshness and hedonistic pleasure. The sustainably farmed vineyard is in the cool southern end of Margaret River. Floris exhibits delicate textures and floral notes reminiscent of white jasmine flowers.

ALCOHOL

13.0% by Vol | 7.7 Standard Drinks

FOOD MATCHING

Chicken with a butter or cream based sauce | veal | olives

GROWING SEASON

One of the great years for white wine. The long and gentle season allowed for the development of high level aromatics while maintaining pristine natural acidity and elegance.

VARIETY

Gin Gin clone Chardonnay

WINEMAKING

Restricted malo‐lactic fermentation, battonage fortnightly to add complexity and texture through “sur lie” whilst retaining purity of character and freshness.

MATURATION

Fermented and matured in 1/3 new 228L French oak barriques for 10 months. The wood is primarily from the Vosges and Allier forests.

CELLARING POTENTIAL

Attractive in youth with up to 5 years maturation

HARVESTED

20th February  2018