Yalumba Organic Chardonnay 2018

Made with organic South Australian grapes, this wine showcases the true varietal flavors and unique sites around South Australia in which the fruit grown. No oak is used and the wine goes through natural wild fermentation as well as wild malolactic fermentation. Very few additions are made to the wine – only what’s required to preserve the natural flavors.

About the Vineyard

Combining grapes from the Barich family on the Murray River, the Carypidis family vineyard at Angle Vale, the Strachan Vineyard in Renmark, and the Oxford Landing Vineyard at Waikerie. All have been producing high quality Chardonnay for Yalumba for many years. 

Wine Production

Made with organic winemaking techniques with very little winemaking intervention. 100% indigenous yeast fermentation.

Tasting Notes

Pale straw with green hues, this wine exhibits aromas of lemon myrtle, pineapple and hints of stone fruit and melon. The palate is full of peach and melon initially and leads into a rich orange panna cotta mid palate with a long length of flavour.

Food Pairing

Enjoy with spicy mussels and soba noodles

Production Info
Vineyard name
Multiple Vineyards
Soil composition
Various - blend of south Australian Vineyards
Elevation
30-600 feet
Average Vine Age
20 years
Winemaking & Aging
Prefermentation Technique
1-4 days on solids before wild yeast start to ferment
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation
no
Fining agent
Vegan
Type of aging container
Stainless steel tanks
Certified Eco-Friendly Practices
USDA Certified Organic
Certified Vineyards
yes
Certifying Organizations
ISO14001; Entwine Australia; Australian Certified Organic
Sustainability Certification
EPA Acredited Sustainability Licence
Analytical Data
Alcohol
13.5 %
pH level
3.3
Residual sugar
4.2 g/L
Acidity
5.0 g/L

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