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Sourced from our Cockfighter’s Ghost Vineyard in Broke, the new release of Poole’s Rock Single Vineyard Chardonnay is selected from our finest barrel of Chardonnay, matured in a single, new French oak puncheon for 8 months limiting the production to 660 bottles. This wine has a powerful, full bodied palate and displays hints of stone fruit and citrus. Use of traditional barrel fermentation with lees stirring have contributed to additional complex, textural and flinty notes.
The 2018 vintage will be regarded as a great vintage in the Hunter Valley. With well below average rainfall through Winter and Spring, budburst was two weeks early with the dry conditions continuing through Summer. These consistently warm, dry days resulted in the driest year on record and one of the earliest
Enjoy now or cellar for 5+ years.
Pale yellow, with green hues.
Intense aromas of green apples and white peach with savoury oak.
The palate is powerful and balanced with white peach and citrus fruit flavours. The use of barrel fermentation and lees stirring have contributed to a complex palate with flinty and toasted notes.