Salty, sea-sprayed fruit contributes to a unique and complex oyster shell character which immediately grabs your attention, closely followed by a hint of gun flint. An underbelly of savouriness is complemented by charred lime, lemon and white floral notes.
Incredible power of fruit. Textured and mouthwatering, there is obvious chemistry between the fruit and the oak. Flavours of crushed lime, lemon and salty margarita. Lively mineral acidity and layered texture.
Pure, powerful and unparalleled Chardonnay.
We were challenged, battered and bruised, a couple of far north cyclones
and a dearth of vintage workers made this a vintage to remember. But with the expertise of our vineyard crew, a program of shoot thinning, leaf plucking and bunch thinning made sure that we emerged triumphant with whites that are highlighted by crisp natural acidity and ripe fruit flavours.
With a load of character and flavour this incredible fruit was handpicked, whole bunch pressed and wild fermented on full solids in French oak barriques for 10 months with minimal battonage. Unfined and unfiltered to show the raw power of this vineyard.
Suckfizzle Chardonnay says ‘kiss my arse’ …