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Mount Monster Chardonnay

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Product Description

Mt. Monster Chardonnay

Vintage: Current Vintage (enquires welcome)

Colour: Bright straw colour, with hints of lime green.

Region: Padthaway

Winemaker: Ben Riggs

Aroma: Aromas of melon, peach and citrus fruit.

Palate:  Similar flavours on the palate with a crisp finish.

Cellar: Although it may benefit from up to 2 years maturation in bottle, this wine is best consumed when young and fresh.

Alc 13.5%
RS 1.3g/L
Maturation 100% fermented and matured in stainless steel, this receives some lees contact to add texture and complexity to the palate, but essentially this wine is pure Chardonnay fruit

Winemaking Report:

Gentle pressing and free run juices create the base of this wine. Traditionally fermented and matured in stainless steel at between 12 and 14-degree celcius to ensure vibrancy of fruit, a small portion receives extended lees contact to add texture and complexity to the palate.

Vintage Conditions:

2012 was a very good season with predominantly mild, dry days. Yields were generally low and this did result in some excellent parcels of fruit being harvested. Vine-balance was carefully monitored, resulting in fruit that demonstrates the vibrancy and fruit-derived characters that we strive for in our wines. By all accounts it was a textbook vintage.

Our Vineyards
“Our family’s 190ha vineyard is located in the picturesque and historic Padthaway valley, 300 km south of Adelaide. Our rich, fertile terra rosa soils, environmentally friendly viticulture, low yield and exceptional fruit is how we consistently produce outstanding wines. Small parcels of the highest quality fruit are selected from our family vineyard and handcrafted to create wines with amazing depth of flavour, style and balance…”
Vintage Overview

Production Statistics:
Bottling Date: 17.09.2012
Sizes: 750ml
Region (GI): Limestone Coast
Varietal composition: Chardonnay
Alcohol: 13.5% Alc/Vol
Total Acidity: 6.8 g/L
pH: 3.25
CSPC: 9327847006561
ALLERGENS: Minimal Sulphur Dioxide added.
Naturally clarified with milk; traces may remain.

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