2020 Eight at the Gate Chardonnay Family Selection

Stone peach, yellow grapefruit and honey suckle linger with integrated vanilla stick, toastiness and savoury flint presenting a great deal of depth and complexity.

Highlights of whipped lemon with honeydew melon and stone fruits are displayed on the mid palate followed by a luscious, creamy texture. A lovely play between fruit characters and winemaking influences. Extremely complex, layered and overall seamless.

$38.00

797 in stock

Wine Detail

Wine Detail

Colour: Light to medium straw

Aroma: Stone peach, yellow grapefruit and honey suckle linger with integrated vanilla stick, toastiness and savoury flint presenting a great deal of depth and complexity.

Palate: Highlights of whipped lemon with honeydew melon and stone fruits are displayed on the mid palate followed by a luscious, creamy texture. A lovely play between fruit characters and winemaking influences. Extremely complex, layered and overall seamless.

Vintage: 2020

Grape Variety: Chardonnay

Wine Analysis: Alc/Vol 12.7%, Acidity 6.5 g/L, pH 3.43, RS <0.44g/150ml glass

Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C

Wine Making

Wine Making

Vinification: Free run juice taken and placed directly into new & seasoned French Oak barrels. Indigenous yeast ferment, matured for 12 months

Vintage Conditions: The 2020 growing season was extremely dry season with a record temperature of 47 degrees recorded pre-Christmas. Unfortunately this had a effect detrimental on yields so the production levels were quite low.

Vine Clone: Bernard 76

Harvest Date: March 24, 2020

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Previous Vintage Awards

Previous Vintage Awards

98 Winestate Magazine

Trophy Best White Wine LCWS

Trophy Best Chardonnay LCWS

Gold 97 LCWS

Gold USA Proof Awards

Silver Sommeliers Choice Award

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