Australia / Tasmania
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2018 Aldridge Twynham Chardonnay

Aldridge

Tasmania

White with a ripe lemon hue colour. Fresh green apple and lemon rind aromas. Ripe peach and melon flavours, a richly textured creaminess and a fresh, acid finish.


Viticulture

Grapes were harvested from a young vineyard of 10 years old, situated on sandy loam soils. The vineyard is irrigated and trained to a single cordon single foliage wire. fruit was harvested between 12-13 Be.


Vinification

The Chardonnay grapes are harvested at night during the coolest period of the day. The grapes are lightly crushed ensuring that the free run juice extraction contains minimal phenolics. 
The juice is fermented on French oak staves to give complexity to the varietal fruit flavours.


Recommendation

Great on its own or with pasta, pork, chicken or fish.