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Scorpo Estate 'EOCENE' Chardonnay 2020

A special wine that is only made in very good vintages. An extremely complex and modern style Chardonnay. Showing freshness of lemon, lime & grapefruit with flinty minerality & a richness of fruit & seamlessly integrated French oak.

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$80 Bottle

$480 Half Dozen

$960 Dozen

VARIETY

Chardonnay

REGION

Mornington Peninsula

ALCOHOL

13% Vol

COLOUR

Pale straw

BOUQUET

Fresh lemon & lime with grapefruit & nashi pears. Underlying these initial aromas are a touch of brioche & flintiness.

WINEMAKER

Paul Scorpo

PALATE

Layered, precise & complex. The palate has a javelin-like structure, long and direct, with fine chalky phenolics layered either side. Lemon pith sits front and foremost on the palate while an oyster-shell saltiness brings it home with a refreshingly mineral finish.

VINTAGE

Avoiding smoke taint through Summer the settled weather throughout March allowed vintage to deliver consistently high quality, low tonnage fruit.

WINEMAKING

Grapes gently pressed as whole bunches. No malolactic fermentation & no lees stirring. Wild yeast fermentation. 20% new French oak.

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