Chardonnay Margaret River Western Australia
Watershed were established adjacent to the stateliest terroirs in Margaret River, right along Bussell Highway at the turn off to the eminent Leeuwin and Voyager properties. Watershed's Awakening is the elite of the range, a flagship Chardonnay which has been treated to an extravagant vinification by a highly accomplished team. Winner of multiple awards and conspicuous national wine show accolades, Watershed receives the luxury of oak barrel ferments and lees handling regimens, achieving a golden Chardonnay wine of remarkable richness.
Available in cartons of six
The founders of Watershed went to great lengths to appropriate some of the best Chardonnay growing soils in Margaret River. A lengthy survey of the entire peninsula was undertaken to determine the most salubrious soils and opportune mesoclimes. Terroir, place and selection, parcels of fruit and length and flavour concentration, complexity and intensity achieved through carefully selected hand picked fruit., finely crafted to a regimen of rich barrel ferments in new and one year old French Oak, followed by a term of extended maturation to acieve west coast Chardonnay of the most outstanding quality and amazing opulence.
Deep golden grapefuit hues. Intense aromas of citrus and stone fruits, notes of vanilla pod and oaken spice, roasted cashew nuts, chantilly, grilled apples and crème brûlée. On the palate, the dense creamy texture is complemented by grapefruit and mineral notes, lemon curds and tarte tatin, followed by a long and lingering, nutty macadamia finish.