White Wine - Australia

Henschke, Croft Adelaide Hills Chardonnay

£42.75
Biodynamic.

The Henschke family have been making wine at their estate in the Eden Valley since 1868. Fifth-generation winemaker Stephen Henschke took over running the winery in 1979. Together with his viticulturist wife Prue, they have taken their two single vineyards, Hill of Grace and Mount Edelstone, and transformed them into two of Australia’s most sought-after wines. Through a combination of great viticulture from Prue, and winemaking from Stephen, they have built upon their inheritance and turned this traditional producer into one that is recognised by savvy wine drinkers throughout the world.

At 550 metres above sea level, the Lenswood vineyard offers not only magnificent views over the traditional vine country but also higher rainfall and humidity, cooler temperatures to retain high natural acidity, yet still enough sunshine to fully ripen the grapes.

Tasting Note:
The palate shows richness and finesse with flavours of ripe peach and pear, beautifully balanced by fresh citrus acidity and subtle oak nuances, giving the wine depth and finishing with incredible length.
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