Tokar Estate’s Chardonnay block was established in 2007 by grafting two acres of the gentle North facing Shiraz block (planted in 1998), with the Chardonnay clone I10V1. Half is cane-pruned, whilst the other is spur-pruned.
This modern Yarra Valley Chardonnay was estate grown from mature vines in Coldstream. The fruit was picked with a mix of golden and green berries. From the green berries we get the lemon/lime acidity and drive. The golden berries have received more sunlight and they deliver stone fruit flavours.
The grapes were hand picked and pressed with the cloudy juice going to barrel (500L French oak Puncheons) for fermentation using wild yeasts. Malo was not encouraged with this wine and the wine remained in barrel with the yeast for six months. This time in barrel has given the wine complexity and richness whilst keeping the wine fresh and youthful.
With flavours of nectarine, lime and hazelnuts, this wine makes a wonderful match with your summer seafood and salads.
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