Golden pale straw in colour. The bouquet brings apple blossom and white peach are coerced from the glass with hints of crushed caper and cinnamon. Fresh quince and Asian spices add to the complexity. Fresh citrus and melon flavours are balanced with a fine fleshy texture and fine vibrant acidity. The subtle spice derived from the French barriques adds complexity as well as structure through the palate and into a clean fresh finish.
Dalrymple Cave Block Chardonnay
for the equivalent of £24.75 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Style: Vibrant and Fresh
Appellation: Tasmania – Pipers River
Alcohol: 13% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
1 in stock
Dalrymple Vineyards was established by Bertel and Anne Sundstrup in 1987. They were visionaries, travelling to France for inspiration and guidance. Situated in the heart of the highly acclaimed Pipers River region of northeast Tasmania, almost equidistant from Launceston, Scottsdale and George Town, the Sundstrups planted their vines on sloping hills that overlook Bass Strait – the wild sea separating Tasmania from the mainland. Pipers River, Tamar Valley, where the good stuff grows. Imagine – bald, windswept hills, ancient gums leaning at angles, roaring north west gales and sideways rain, fluttering wildflowers, wheeling eagles. This is wild country. A place of vivid greens, basalt browns, daffodil yellow and cornflower blues. A place where we co-exist with nature and the land. When it comes to our wine, there are four stories to be told...