Exodus Chardonnay 2018

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Introduction

Exodus is a Single Vineyard Chardonnay sourced from the well known cool-climate wine region of Eden Valley.

Tasting Notes

Bright green with pale straw edge in colour. Wonderful purity is obvious initially on the nose with fruit driven aromas of melon, peach and a slight hint of nut. Lovely citrus flavours with an array of fruits including, peach, nectarine and melon developing into a secondary layer of flavours of fig, lees and a touch of oak which provides a creamy touch. Tight and focused on the finish with great depth of flavour and a lovely touch of natural fruit acidity.

The Winemaking

The 2018 vintage Chardonnay has come up extremely well and perhaps this vintage will go down as one of the Barossa’s finest. Grapes were harvested in individual batches to select only the finest quality fruit and minimise losses due to the small tonnes grown. The picking occurred in early March from a single vineyard located in the Barossa. The wine was crushed and fermented with 20% of the blend receiving oak fermentation with frequent lees stirring. The two parcels were blended together and bottled to retain fruit driven flavours.

Region Barossa Valley
Cellaring Drinking well now or cellar for the next 3-5 years
Alcohol 12.5%

Accolades

2017 Vintage Wine Showcase Magazine 2018 - GOLD Medal
2014 Vintage CWSA 2016 Best Value - GOLD Medal
2014 Vintage San Francisco International Wine Competition 2015 - SILVER Medal
2012 Vintage International Wine Challenge, London 2013 - SILVER Medal
2012 Vintage CWSA 2013 Best Value - GOLD Medal
2012 Vintage Wine Showcase Magazine, August 2013 - 91 POINTS
2012 Vintage Wine Showcase Magazine, April 2013 - 91 POINTS
2011 Vintage AWC Vienna 2014 - SILVER Medal
2011 Vintage CWSA 2014 Best Value - GOLD Medal