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Angove Organic Chardonnay

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As consumers increasingly cry for more sustainable goods, so winemakers are making the effort to make wines that use organic farming methods. Here Angove’s show it’s possible to make a Chardonnay that did not need fertilisers or herbicides. It’s got pure Chardonnay aromas of melon, peach and citrus as well as some subtle oak. It’s got great texture and length and would enhance dishes of salmon or free-range roast chicken.

Winemaker's Notes

Appearance: Pale straw with olive green hues.

Nose: Stonefruit, citrus and cantaloupe flavours combine with savoury oak on the nose.

Palate: On the palate the wine has a soft texture and good length with an elegant finish.

Food: A seafood platter or organic free range roast chicken.

Cellaring: Till 2018.

Winemaking: Picked late at night to harvest the grapes as cold as possible the grapes were transported to the winery and pressed using modern membrane tank presses. After cold settling the clear juice was carefully racked to cooled fermentation tanks and inoculated with selected yeasts. Cool fermentation was followed by minimal handling filtration and bottling at the Angove winery

Vegan Friendly.

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Angove Organic Chardonnay

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Ralph Kyte-Powell (2012 Vintage) says
This chardonnay reinforces Angove’s reputation for value. Melon and citrus aromas meet the nose; they’re attractive and varietally pure with no apparent oak. It tastes fresh and clean and is well balanced.
The Age
87
Ray Jordan (2012 Vintage) says
A clean and vibrant young chardonnay sourced from organically managed vineyards. It has light stone fruit with a touch of cashew and cereal. The palate has lively medium-bodied fruit intensity with a zingy citrusy finish. Easy drinking in the short term.
West Australian
88
James Halliday (2010 Vintage) says
2012
Australian Wine Companion 2012
88
Nick Stock (2008 Vintage) says
The Angove portfolio of lower-priced yet high-quality wine also takes a philosophical load on with this dedicated organic range. The wine shows clear melon, peach and orange-scented citrus aroma; neat, fresh and bright. Smooth and easy palate with tinned two fruits flavour -balanced and even. A bargain!
The Penguin Good Australian Wine Guide 2010 2009
88
James Halliday (2008 Vintage) says
While the bouquet is subdued, the palate has unexpected texture and length, with gently savoury nuances.
Australian Wine Companion 2010 2009
87

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