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35th Parallel Chardonnay

Wimbaliri lies on the 35th parallel, near the village of Murrumbateman. Our distinctive chardonnay is produced from two separate blocks on a slope overlooking a small valley.

2015

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Peach, melon and honey character. Honeyed character will develop with bottle age.

Food

Enjoy with poultry, salmon, and pan-fried scallops. Cheese matching; Riverine blue (Victoria)

Cellar

drink now. Cellar to 5 years.

Approach

Whole-bunch pressed, barrel fermented with regular lees stirring and allowed to progress through malolactic fermentation. Left unfiltered.

Vintage Notes

Variety
100% chardonnay
Estate grown
100%
Barrels made
4
Vine age at harvest
25
Clone
Penfolds, IV3, IV4
Harvest date
28 February & 6 March
Closure
DIAM
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single and Double Cordon
Alc/Vol
13.5%
Cellar potential
5 years

2014

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Grapefruit, melon and honeyed character.

Food

Enjoy with poultry, salmon and pan-fried scallops.

Cellar

drink now. Cellar to 5 years

Approach

Whole-bunch pressed, barrel fermented with lees stirring over nine months. Aged in French Oak. Left unfiltered.

Vintage Notes

Variety
100% chardonnay
Estate grown
100%
Barrels made
3
Vine age at harvest
24 years
Clone
Penfolds, IV3, IV4
Harvest date
5 & 14 March
Closure
DIAM composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single and Double Cordon
Alc/Vol
12.5%
Cellar potential
5 years

2013

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Peach, melon and honey character.

Food

Enjoy with poultry, salmon and pan-fried scallops.

Cellar

Drink now. Honeyed character will develop with bottle age.

Approach

Whole-bunch pressed, barrel fermented with lees stirring over nine months. Left unfiltered.

Vintage Notes

Variety
Chardonnay
Estate grown
100%
Vine age at harvest
23
Clone
Penfolds, IV3, IV4
Harvest date
2 & 7 March
Closure
DIAM composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single and Double Cordon
Alc/Vol
13.0%
Cellar potential
Will benefit from additional bottle age

2012

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Melon and honeyed character.

Food

Enjoy with baked poultry, salmon and pan-fried scallops.

Cellar

Drink now. Will benefit from additional bottle age.

Approach

Whole-bunch pressed, barrel fermented with lees stirring over six months.

Vintage Notes

Variety
Chardonnay
Estate grown
100%
Barrels made
3
Vine age at harvest
22 years
Clone
Penfolds, IV3, IV4
Harvest date
11 March
Closure
DIAM composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Single and Double Cordon
Alc/Vol
12%
Cellar potential
Will benefit from additional bottle age

2010

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Peach and honeyed character

Food

Enjoy with poultry, game and fish

Cellar

Drink now.

Approach

Whole bunch pressed, fermented and matured in French oak.

Vintage Notes

Variety
100% Chardonnay
Estate grown
100%
Barrels made
3
Vine age at harvest
20 years
Harvest date
3 March
Closure
DIAM composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Double cordon
Alc/Vol
14%
Cellar potential
Drink now

2009

Tasting Notes

Sight, Smell & Taste

Peach and honeyed character with good length and a fine tannin finish.

Food

Enjoy with poultry, game and fish.

Cellar

Drink now. Will benefit from additional bottle age.

Approach

Fermented and matured in French oak to maximise colour and flavour.

Vintage Notes

Variety
100% Chardonnay
Estate grown
100%
Barrels made
2
Vine age at harvest
19 years
Harvest date
27 February
Closure
DIAM composite
Region
Canberra District
Pruning regime
Double cordon
Alc/Vol
13.0%
Cellar potential
Drink to 2014

2015
35th Parallel Chardonnay

Chardonnay-2009

$29.00 per bottle

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