Colour - Bright, light golden-hued yellow colour, paler on the rim.
Aroma - The nose is tightly bound with finely concentrated aromas of white stonefruits entwined with subtle notes of citrus fruits and herbs, along with nutty oak, a little creamy barrel-ferment, hints of chalky minerals, mealy nuances and some smoke.
Palate - Medium-bodied, the palate is elegant in presentation with vibrant and sweet fruit flavours of white stonefruits melded with a little creamy barrel-ferment, along with nutty lees and oak elements. The flavours form an intense core with very good depth, and the wine has a very fine-textured heart and line, enlivened by fresh, lacy acidity. The flavours carry to a long finish of mealy fruit, and spicy, nutty oak. This is a taut and elegant Chardonnay with some depth of white stonefruits, nutty lees and oak flavours on a fresh, fine-textured palate.
Ageing Potential - This will become richer over the next 4 years. Serve with grilled and roasted seafood.