2022 Artus Chardonnay 2022 Artus Chardonnay

2022 Artus Chardonnay

Butterscotch | Texture | Funky French Oak


Artus is an artistic translation of our local Gin Gin clone into wine. It is a provocative, complex and textural wine exuding the seductive spirit of “old world” chardonnay. The vines have been managed to allow only dappled light into the fruiting zone. This promotes flavor development, low tannins and bright levels of natural acidity. The fruit is farmed in the cool southern end of Margaret River. The tiny 100g Gin Gin clusters are hand harvested at first light to preserve freshness of fruit.

Flavours of fresh nectarines and candied pecan nuts are supported by aromas of poached pears and marzipan.


Gold, 2024 Decanter World Wine Awards, London "Strident steely citrus and taut mineral notes preside over refined oak. Focused and finessed with a creamy texture and a conterbalancing bristle of tense acidity."

97pts Ray Jordan  "Savoury butterscotch and creme brulee swirl through an engaging palate defined by a  keen acid and a little grapefruit to close. Just a beautiful wine."

96pts Dr Angus Hughson  "...nectarine and mango aromas with a strong line of toasty oak, accented by chalky complexity. Long and sleek..."

95pts Huon Hooke, Real Review "A touch of funk here, some smoky sulfides and toasty barrel derived character allied with nougat honey and toasted nuts. A wine of refinement and restraint as well as good depth of flavour, the refreshing acidity towing the flavour long through an extended finish."



13.0% by Vol | 7.7 Standard Drinks


Roast free range chicken | salmon | smoked butter on sourdough


The 2021 to 2022 growing season in Margaret River was one of the highlights in my 33 years of winemaking. Gentle and sustained sunny days provided fruit characterized by intense aromatics, coating natural acidity and ultra-fine tannin and tension.


Gin Gin clone Chardonnay | Single Vineyard


Cloudy juice | hand picked fruit whole-cluster pressed | wild yeasts full malo‐lactic fermentation | sur lie

Artus creates its own story.


40% new 228 L medium toast French oak. Barriques Vosges and Allier for 10 months.


Attractive in youth | up to 8 years maturation.


25th February 2022

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