Wakefield Estate

Wakefield Estate

Chardonnay 2016

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Region: Clare Valley
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Luscious flavours of white peach, citrus and tropical fruit overlaying toasted cashew and creamy nuances from fine French oak.

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Wine Colour
At release, the wine is a pale straw with a slight green hue to the edge.

Wine Bouquet
Delightful aromas of white peach, nectarines, tropical fruit and citrus zest with a hint of cashew.

Wine Palate
Fresh flavours of stone fruit combine with cashews and an underlying toastiness from the barrel fermentation to deliver a mouth-filling and enjoyable wine. The wine has a clean, elegant palate, a zesty acid backbone and long, persistent finish.

Cellaring Notes
This wine can be enjoyed upon release but will reward careful cellaring up to and possibly beyond 2021
Acidity: 5.85 g/L
Alcohol Percent: 13.2%
PH: 3.2
Region: Clare Valley
Residual Sugar: 2.3 g/L
Range Variety Vintage Show Name Year Class Award
Wakefield Estate Chardonnay 2016 China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2017 Trophy - CWSA Clare Valley Wine of the year
Wakefield Estate Chardonnay 2016 China Wine & Spirits Awards Best Value 2017 Double Gold
Wakefield Estate Chardonnay 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2017 Gold - 92 points

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  • April 8 2017 Newsletter
    Wakefield Estate Chardonnay 20164 stars

    Vic Harradine, Wine Current, April 2017

    April 8 2017 Newsletter
    This offers a generously textured, mouth-filling stream of crisp, refreshing flavour from twist top to final drop of the lengthy finish and aftertaste. Aromas of tropical fruit, ginger and nutmeg abound. They precede a medium-full bodied, tapestry of palate-bathing flavourùwhite nectarine, apple pie spice, nutty notes and gorgeous lemony tang. ItÆs well balanced, well priced and well à delicious. Long story shortùpick up a few.

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