1 Gold Medal Colour: Pale straw in colour with complex aromas of apple, citrus and white stone fruit notes. Th palate is fruit driven Chardonnay exhibiting primary fruit characters of green apple and melon leading to a soft yet crisp clean palate of citrus, guava and grapefruit flavours balanced by natural acidity. Hand picked Chardonnay grapes are gently pressed and the juice is transferred to stainless steel tank. Fermentation is started immediately and this is kept cool to retain aromatics. Fulljuice solids are retained for fermentation to give richness and texture. Stabilisation and clarification is carried out quickly after fermentation in order to get the wine into bottle quickly to retain fresh-ness and zest.