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Berton Vineyard Reserve Eden Valley Chardonnay 2018


£14.35 Price Per Bottle

£86.14 Price Per Case ( 6 Bottles )

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Country - Australia

Region - South Australia

Grape Varieties - Chardonnay 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Berton Vineyard

Tasting notes - This Reserve Chardonnay displays generous aromas of freshly cut peach complemented by notes of nectarine, toasted almonds and a hint of vanilla. The palate is well structured with a creamy texture and delivers flavours of peach, pear and sweet grapefruit with toasted almond and orange zest through to a crisp, persistent finish

Awards

Silver, IWC, 2018

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A richly flavoured wine with pear and pineapple enhanced by hints of vanilla and orange zest with mineral notes from its cool climate origin.

Producer Note

Established by Bob and Cherie Berton in May 1996, The estate covers 30 hectares of land located on gently rolling hills at 450 metres above sea level, in a subregion of Eden Valley in South Australia. The superb Reserve Shiraz and Reserve Chardonnay wines are still sourced from this plot. In 2007, Bob purchased the Yenda winery in the heart of the Riverina. This state-of- the-art facility has the capacity to process 20,000 tonnes and enables Berton Vineyard to produce value for money wines which sit alongside their premium single vineyard offerings.

Vintage

Perfect weather and low rainfall coming into the growing season resulted in a very low yielding vintage with a high level of natural acidity and great flavour intensity. Ripening occurred quite early for this vineyard, with harvest taking place on 15th March 2018.

Vineyard

Eden Valley is one of Australia’s premier cool climate wine regions renowned for its rugged beauty and distinctive elegant wines. The 2018 Reserve Chardonnay is a multi-vineyard blend from Eden Valley, with 60% of the fruit from the Berton High Eden Vineyard, which is approximately 500m above sea level. 40% of the fruit came from vineyards are a little lower in valley at approximately 400 metres elevation. The Berton High Eden vineyard possesses light brown soil, made up of sandy loam and a large amount of quartz gravel and rock fragments. Other Eden Valley vineyards range from grey to brown in colour, sand and clay loams with ironstone and quartz fragments.

Winemaking

The fruit was harvested in the cool of the night to retain freshness. The grapes were crushed, destemmed and gently pressed; the juice was slowly fermented at cool temperatures to retain and enhance the varietal characteristics developed in the vineyard. The wine spent six months on its fine lees in French oak puncheons, adding complexity and texture before being blended, filtered and bottled.

Tasting Note

This Reserve Chardonnay displays generous aromas of roasted almond, citrus zest and floral notes. The palate is well structured with a creamy texture and delivers flavours of mandarin, nashi pear and peach with layers of toasty vanilla adding complexity, through to a long, creamy finish.

Grape

Chardonnay 100%

5425018A
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Data sheet

Vintage
2018
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles
Region
South Australia

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Berton Vineyard Reserve Eden Valley Chardonnay 2018

Country - Australia

Region - South Australia

Grape Varieties - Chardonnay 100%

Alcohol by volume - 13.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Berton Vineyard

Tasting notes - This Reserve Chardonnay displays generous aromas of freshly cut peach complemented by notes of nectarine, toasted almonds and a hint of vanilla. The palate is well structured with a creamy texture and delivers flavours of peach, pear and sweet grapefruit with toasted almond and orange zest through to a crisp, persistent finish

Awards

Silver, IWC, 2018

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