McGuigan Black Chardonnay 75cl (Case Of 6)


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Wine of Australia

This wine has a smooth creamy palate with sweet tropical fruit and melon flavours. A touch of oak makes this a versatile wine that will accompany all food styles, in particular pasta and chicken dishes.

Type of Closure: Screwcap

Current Vintage: 2022
Producer: Australian Vintage (UK) Ltd
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Winemaker: Jamie Saint
Agent: Australian Vintage Ltd
Vinification Details: The fruit was crushed, de-stemmed and immediately clarified. Fermentation followed after inoculating with selected yeast strains. Fermentation was carried out on French and American oak planks at cool temperatures to retain maximum fruit characters. Fermentation lasted for 2 weeks. Post fermentation the wine was racked off the ferment lees and remained on light lees until blended. Once blended, a selection of American and French oak chips weeks were used to enhance the palate.
History: With over 100 years of winemaking experience to draw on, McGuigan Wines was founded to celebrate ‘The Love of Wine’. A driving force in the Hunter Valley, its founder’s ensured winemaking was a lifestyle and this uncompromising dedication to the craft has brought the world some of the finest Australian wines. This passion has been reflected in McGuigan Wines being crowned International Winemaker of the Year a world record four times at the prestigious International Winemaker & Spirits Competition (IWSC). Playing the role of the perfect host McGuigan Wines customers are treated like guests, making everyone feel welcomed, comfortable and well-informed so they have the most pleasing wine experience imaginable. Life’s complicated – wine shouldn’t be.
Regional Information: Fruit was carefully selected from various regions to balance style & flavour profile of the wine. The climate is hot with high evaporation rates & generally low rainfall making irrigation essential. The climate is also continental resulting in long sunny days & noticeably cooler nights. Modern viticultural & winemaking techniques mean that the climate can be seen as one of the region’s strengths.

Alcohol By Volume: 11
Units: 8.3
Tasting Notes: This Chardonnay is dry, showing ripe tropical fruit and melon flavours with a lovely creamy texture.
Serving Suggestion: Pairs well with pasta and chicken dishes. Best enjoyed within one year of purchase, drink within two days of opening