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Rogues & Rascals Great Southern Chardonnay 2017
  • Produced by 5 red star rated Byron & Harold
  • French oak aged Chardonnay
  • Pair with a summer Sunday roast chook

Rogues & Rascals Great Southern Chardonnay 2017 x12

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Aged in French oak, this West Australian Chardonnay shows brilliant varietal characters of nectarine and peach on the nose and palate with nutty, toasty aromas and fresh finish.

Wine Region

GREAT SOUTHERN

Drink Until

2024

Varieties

Chardonnay

Alcohol

13.2%

Foods

Pan-seared tuna, avocado and green bean salad.

Oak

French oak for 9 months.

Colour

Brilliant pale straw.

Nose

Lifted stone fruits are abundant, white nectarine, cumquat & subtle toasty oak notes.

Palate

Generous yet fine palate, showcasing stone fruits, citrus and supportive toasty French oak. Fresh acidity drives the palate and gives good length on the finish.

Background

The 2017 vintage was one of the latest vintages in recent times, reminiscent more of the vintages of the 90's. With an abundance of groundwater, soil temperatures remained cool in turn delaying budburst by three to four weeks. Flowering and fruit set were also exceptional due to the levels of groundwater. Although it was a challenging vintage (with some unseasonal downpours and a later start and finish), the combination of a long, cold wet winter and the mild summer has resulted in some exceptional fruit. The 2017 Great Southern Chardonnay was picked at optimum ripeness during the coolest period of the night to help retain the primary fruit flavours. It was transported directly to the winery post-harvest, crushed and pressed to tank and allowed to cold settle. The juice was racked with some light lees to add to the texture, and inoculated. When the juice was actively fermenting it had contact with French Oak. Post fermentation the lees were stirred gently initially once a week, then monthly, until the balance between oak, lees and fruit characters was achieved. Malolactic fermentation was not encouraged so the vibrant natural acidity was preserved. The wine was then blended, fined and bottled.

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