Brothers Koerner - '19 Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills SA
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Winemaking: Destemmed and crushed. Settled off dirt and heavy solids for 24 hours. Fermented for 3 weeks in a mixture of french and Slavonian barriques and puncheons. Transferred to a combination of French Puncheons and Slavonian Foudre for 8 months on lees, before 8 weeks on fine lees in stainless steel. No fining or filtration.
Nose: Pear, buttered popcorn, a little flinty
Palate: Apple, pear, lemon zest!