Chardonnay Cowra Beechworth Orange New South Wales
Enter Brokenwood's response to the modern day enthusiasm for finely structured Chardonnay with more balance, lower phenolics and timely oak. Established 1988 on the of brisk altitudes of the Orange uplands, Forest Edge Vineyard gives its fruit to a regimen of whole bunches and wild ferments in a mix of new and seasoned French oak, powered by the splendid complexity achieved through indigenous yeasts and lees sediment battonage, its creamy mealyness makes Brokenwood the ideal accompaniement to west coast marron, truffled spatchcock or bugs mornay.
Available in cartons of six
Pale yellow with hues of green. Plenty of tropical fruit to the bouquet, apple and stonefruits over a veil of background oak, grapefruits and lime. Lees stirring bran meal characters add texture to the laden palate, layered with fresh citrus and stone fruit flavours supported by perfect acidity. Refined finish on a generous length of fruit and lingering afertaste, a match to rich seafood recipes and delicate white meats.