Rimu Grove Chardonnay
Harvest date: 3 April 2018
Sugars at harvest: 22.6 Brix
Bottling date: 26 February 2019
Cases produced: 134
T/A: 6.13 g/L
100% fruit from the Rimu Grove Estate vineyard.
Naturally barrel fermented in 100% French oak.
Grapes were picked by hand and whole-bunch pressed, followed by cool fermentation in 225L barriques. The wine was routinely barrel-stirred on full lees for 11 months.