Phi Single Vineyard Chardonnay 750ml
CLONE P58 - PLANTED 1985 - VINE DENSITY 3500 per ha Vines are cane pruned to 25 buds and shoot thinned in the early growth stages to 18-20 bunches per vine. Fruit is hand picked into small crates, then chilled to 10?°C before being transported to the winery.
Minerally, nuance of Chardonnay, subtle. Fine structure, creamy flavours, gentle acidity, slightly briney, delicious.
Chardonnay from this vineyard shows delicacy, complexity and minerality. Varietal intensity and oak influence are generally in balance with the vineyard site and seasonal characters.
Mild growing conditions with timely rainfall. Slow ripening, good flavour development with high natural acidity. Should make a very long living white wine.
pH 3.20 TA 6.2 RS 1.9 Alcohol 12.5%