Xanadu

Xanadu Exmoor Drive Chardonnay 2019
MOP108.00
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The bouquet of this elegant, yet powerful Chardonnay offers nashi pears, grapefruit and gala apples with underlying hints of nougat and cashew

VARIETAL

Chardonnay (100%)

REGION

Margaret River

COLOUR

Pale straw

NOSE

The bouquet of this elegant, yet powerful Chardonnay offers nashi pears, grapefruit and gala apples with underlying hints of nougat and cashew.

PALATE

The palate is medium bodied displaying white fleshed stone fruits and zesty citrus flavours. The taut mineral backbone is complimented by a lovely creamy/marshmallow texture derived from lees stirring whilst in barrel. Fine and fresh, the bright fruit and crisp acidity combine to focus the wine perfectly to a lingering fruit finish. A modern style of Chardonnay, displaying classic Margaret River hallmarks. The 2015 Exmoor Chardonnay is a wine which, while drinking well in its youth will reward with careful cellaring.

ALCOHOL

14%

BOTTLE SIZE

750 mL

WINEMAKING NOTES

All components (majority being Gin Gin clone Chardonnay) were pressed without crushing, followed by 80% barrel fermentation in French barriques (14% new oak in final blend). Natural fermentation was encouraged on barrel fermented components, in order to introduce complexity and personality into the wine. The remaining 20% of the blend was fermented in tank before being transferred, with lees, into barrel for maturation. All of the individual batches which make up the blend were lees stirred throughout a nine-month oak maturation period, without any malolactic fermentation; gaining texture throughout the year. The final blend was put together in November 2015.

Region Margaret River, Australia
Grape Chardonnay
Vintage
Bottle Size 750ml
Colour White – Buttery and Complex
Alcohol Content 13%
Quantity

  • No delivery charge will apply for self pick-up.   Whereas, you may enjoy our free delivery service when your order satisfies our minimum purchase amount at MOP500. For purchase amount below MOP500, a delivery charge of MOP50.00 shall apply.  Delivery on next working day. No delivery charge will apply for self pick-up. Whereas, you may enjoy our free delivery service when your order satisfies our minimum purchase amount at MOP500. For purchase amount below MOP500, a delivery charge of MOP50.00 shall apply. Delivery on next working day.

One of Western Australia's most established wineries, producing quality wines through traditional winemaking techniques, Xanadu Wines is unmistakably Margaret River. John and Eithne Lagan arrived at Margaret River in 1968, first planting their vineyard in 1977. They named their vineyard Xanadu after the poem Kubla Khan by the romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge and recently won the James Halliday's Wine of the Year for 2015.

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