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Wicks Estate Adelaide Hills 2016 Chardonnay

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Wicks Estate Adelaide Hills 2016 Chardonnay , 100% Adelaide Hills Chardonnay Grapes. One of Australia’s Finest Cool Climate Wine regions. Adelaide Hills foremost premium wine producer.

 

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Wicks Estate Adelaide Hills 2016 Chardonnay, is arguably the World’s most noble white grape variety, one that is ideally suited to the terrior of the Adelaide Hills Wine Region. The  Chardonnay block was extensively crop thinned and leaf plucked ensuring best possible fruit quality was obtained for processing. Once in the winery the juice was placed in a select range of French barriques for barrel fermentation. A modern expression of Cool Climate Chardonnay showing an elegant balance between fruit flavours and subtle savoury complexities. VITICULTURE 100% Adelaide Hills, South Australia Burgundian Clones Single Vineyard Estate Grown VINIFICATION The fruit for the Wicks Estate Adelaide Hills 20165 Chardonnay was harvested on 14th of March, then destemmed and chilled prior to being gently pressed in our airbag press. The slightly cloudy juice was racked directly to a blend of new and seasoned French Oak barriques the following day where it was allowed to warm prior to inoculation with our desired yeast strain. We also experimented with a range of juice clarity levels, aiding the development of texture and complexity. On completion of primary fermentation the barrels were stirred weekly and matured for a further nine months prior to final blending. MATURATION/BOTTLING Bottled under a Screw Cap Closure to ensure freshness and product consistency. CELLARING The Wicks Estate Adelaide Hills 2016 Chardonnay will drink beautifully whilst young, yet has the capacity to age and develop gracefully in the cellar. TECHNICAL DATA 13.5 % alc TA 6.67 pH 3.32 R.S. 1.5g/l Tasting Notes : Wicks Estate Chardonnay  History of Chardonnay

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Weight 17 lbs
Dimensions 30 × 32 × 28 in
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Case of 12 bottles (each bottle 750 ml), Half case of 6 bottles (each bottle 750 ml), 3 Pack Case (3 x 750ml), Single Bottle (750ml)