Family Chardonnay

Current vintage


A complex wine that has aromas of lime and stone fruits with melon citrus flavours on the palate. The flavours are fresh and mouth filling. The wine is made more complex by a portion being stirred on lees and barrel fermented.


Pale gold.


White nectarine, mandarin, citrus blossom, with hints of fresh apricot, bread dough, almonds and cashew nut.


Golden and white peach, fresh apricot, mandarin, pineapple.


The Chardonnay vineyard was harvested in mid February after a moderate ripening period, these conditions allowed for development of a powerful suite of fruit flavours. A portion of the juice (approximately 40%) was fermented in one to 4 year old French oak barrels. Approximately 20% of this blend was fermented in new oak as a wild yeast fermentation that also went through partial MLF to achieve greater complexity. The barrel fermented portion was matured in oak on yeast lees for 10 months to create a rich, creamy palate. The remainder of the blend was fermented in stainless steel tanks at moderate temperatures to retain maximum fruit character.

Technical analysis

  • Alcohol 13.55%

Ageing potential

The Chardonnay is wonderful on release and we would expect the wine to be at its very best from early 2018 to 2023.


Scott Zrna & Ben Tanzer

Tasting notes

2016 Chardonnay

Recipe - Red Curry of Salmon

2015 Chardonnay

2014 Chardonnay

2013 Chardonnay

2012 Chardonnay

2012 Chardonnay in Large Print

2011 Chardonnay

2011 Chardonnay in Large Print

2010 Chardonnay

2010 Chardonnay in Large Print

2008 Chardonnay

2007 Chardonnay

2006 Chardonnay

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