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    Chardonnay Wine Notes

    Consistent with previous vintages from this site, the concentration and power of 36 year old Chardonnay vines on grey sandy clay loam soil is evident, especially in 2022. The wine has deep layers of pickled lemon rind, mandarin skin and crunchy white nectarine with refreshing acidity. It has a richness and thickness to the structure with hints of flint and white pepper similar to the 2019 Chardonnay. This is a very

    Consistent with previous vintages in its elegance and fineness after an ideal 2021 growing season. Subtle flavours reflective of the aromas – particularly lemon, grapefruit, stone fruit and elegant oak. The wine has a soft middle palate with good length and refreshing acid. Similar in structure and flavour to the 2019 vintage at the same age.

    Consistent with previous vintages in its elegance and fineness after a cool 2020 vintage. Subtle flavours reflective of the aromas – particularly citrus fruits, stone fruit and elegant oak. The wine has a soft middle palate with good length and refreshing acid. An elegant example of Dexter Chardonnay.

    Subtle flavours reflective of the aromas – particularly lemon, grapefruit, stone fruit and elegant oak. The wine has a soft middle palate with good length and refreshing acid. Similar in structure and flavour to the 2015 vintage at the same age.

    Consistent with previous vintages in its elegance and fineness after a warm and dry 2018 vintage. Subtle flavours reflective of the aromas – particularly lemon, grapefruit, stone fruit and elegant oak. The wine has a soft middle palate with good length and slightly less acid than in 2017. Similar in structure and flavour to the 2016 vintage.

    Similar to previous vintages in its elegance and fineness after a near perfect 2017 vintage. Subtle flavours reflective of the aromas – particularly lemon, grapefruit, stone fruit and elegant oak. The wine has a soft middle palate with good length and a nice acid balance. Similar in structure to the 2016 vintage but perhaps more linear.

    Similar to previous vintages in its elegance and fineness after a near perfect 2016 vintage. Subtle flavours reflective of the aromas – particularly lemon, grapefruit, stone fruit and elegant oak. The wine has a soft middle palate with good length and a nice acid balance. Similar in structure to the 2012 and 2013 vintage but perhaps more linear.

    Considering the small bunches and berries that resulted in such small yields, the palate is quite elegant and refined. The flavours are as promised by the aromas and the wine has a soft entry and middle palate with good length and a nice refreshing finish.