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Berton Foundstone Unoaked Chardonnay 2018


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One Case ( 6 Bottles ): £55.20

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Country - Australia

Region - South East Australia

Grape Varieties - Chardonnay 89%, Fiano 4%, Viognier 3%

Alcohol by volume - 12.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Berton Vineyard

Tasting notes - Vibrant aromas of white rose, vanilla and toasted nutmeg carry to a soft and fruity palate. A fusion of peach, mango and mandarin envelope the palate with subtle nuances of vanilla and cream. A lovely line of acidity throughout leads to a long and tasty finish.

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A fruit driven wine with aromas of candied lemon, lime and honey-dew melon through to a zesty finish.

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

In the vineyard a warm dry summer provided a clean and disease free vintage with great ripening conditions across all regions. Despite some hot days, extended heat waves did not play a role during the growing season. Unfortunately some of the South Australian vineyards suffered from spring frost damage with significant yield loss. However the quality of the fruit at harvest was not affected, which delivered excellent varietal typicity.

Vineyard

The vine age is varied, but all vines have been spur pruned and are generally trained on a single wire cordon trellising system. The vines are planted at approximately 1.8 metres apart with 3.6 metres between the rows, to allow machinery access. The soil styles in the vineyards are loam to clay-loam in texture with moderate to high fertility.

Winemaking

This Chardonnay is made from vineyards in the Riverina, NSW and Padthaway, South Australia. Both were harvested in February, with the Riverina fruit harvested at the start of February and the Padthaway harvested at the end. The parcels were fermented separately in stainless steel tanks for approximately two weeks at low temperatures to retain the fresh, tropical fruit flavours. The wine was left on its lees for an extended period to give the palate a creamier mouthfeel. The parcels were then blended and bottled shortly after filtration.

Tasting Note

Vibrant aromas of white rose, vanilla and toasted nutmeg carry to a soft and fruity palate. A fusion of peach, mango and mandarin envelope the palate with subtle nuances of vanilla and cream. A lovely line of acidity throughout leads to a long and tasty finish.

Serving Suggestion

Enjoy with grilled fish, chicken salad or chilled as an apéritif.

Grape

Chardonnay 89%, Fiano 4%, Viognier 3%

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Data sheet

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

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Berton Foundstone Unoaked Chardonnay 2018

Country - Australia

Region - South East Australia

Grape Varieties - Chardonnay 89%, Fiano 4%, Viognier 3%

Alcohol by volume - 12.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Berton Vineyard

Tasting notes - Vibrant aromas of white rose, vanilla and toasted nutmeg carry to a soft and fruity palate. A fusion of peach, mango and mandarin envelope the palate with subtle nuances of vanilla and cream. A lovely line of acidity throughout leads to a long and tasty finish.

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