Chardonnay Margaret River Western Australia
Devil's Lair is a beautifully maintained vineyard which has established an enviable reputation of producing the finest Chardonnay every year. Climate and geology combine to create a unique terroir for a vibrant rendering of Margaret River. An intense expression of Chardonnay, very much in the Devil's Lair style, a subtle yet textural wine that offers a complexity of flavour which evolves and develops in the glass, without any single element dominating.
Elegant, fine and complex Chardonnay wines set Margaret River apart, the fruit when at its best, rivalling anything in the world. Recognised as one of Margaret River's most eminent winemaking estates, Devil's Lair construct the most profound regional efforts. Situated at the southern end of Leeuwin Peninsula, the Devils Lair vineyards enjoy a combination of geology, geography and climate which contribute to some of the finest harvests of Margaret River Chardonnay. Exclusively estate grown fruit is picked over a range of ripeness levels to attain complexity whilst retaining characteristic finesse and elegance. Devil's Lair is matured up to a year in a combination of new and prior use French oak barriques.
Pale straw with green hues. A nose that is both complex yet subtle and evolving with notes of pear, pink grapefruit and nuttier tones of cashew, hazelnut and spice. A highly textured palate of great length and persistence, layers of flavour ranging from stonefruit to golden, developed characters. Oak offers great support to the vigorous fruit, vanilla and creme brulee achieve an inspiring complexity.