Wakefield Estate

Wakefield Estate

Chardonnay 2006

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Region: Clare Valley
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Voluptuous flavours of yellow peach, citrus and tropical fruit overlaying baked bread and creamy nuances from fine French oak.

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Wine Colour
Light yellow with a greenish yellow hue.

Wine Bouquet
The wine has a deliciously lifted aroma of white peach, nectarine and citrus. The bouquet is enriched by, subtle aromas of cream, cashew nuts and a slight savory aroma from the use of French oak.

Wine Palate
This is a style that is generous in palate weight and flavour. Varietal fruit characters of peach, nectarine and citrus are evident throughout the palate. A subtle pineapple note adds interest to the back palate. French oak characters of cinnamon and cashew nuts add complexity to the palate which has a wonderful creamy texture and a good acid back bone, giving the wine length. The finish is both soft and clean and reminiscent of ripe, fresh, juicy peaches.

Cellaring Notes
Drink now if you like your wine young and fresh! If you like a bit of maturity in your Chardonnay, the wine will benefit from careful cellaring up to and possibly beyond 2010.
Acidity: 7.12 g/L
Alcohol Percent: 14.5%
PH: 3.38
Region: Clare Valley
Range Variety Vintage Show Name Year Class Award
Wakefield Estate Chardonnay 2006 New Zealand International Wine Show 2007 Gold
Wakefield Estate Chardonnay 2006 Japan Wine Challenge 2007 Gold
Wakefield Estate Chardonnay 2006 Hilton Head Winefest 2008 Silver
Wakefield Estate Chardonnay 2006 Liquorland International Wine Competition 2007 Silver
Wakefield Estate Chardonnay 2006 San Francisco International Wine Competition 2007 Silver