Bird In Hand Nest Egg Delaide Hills Chardonnay
Grapes were handpicked in the early morning from a single site in the Mount Torrens area of the Adelaide Hills, a cooler pocket that sits at around 450m elevation.
Whole bunch pressed directly to French oak barriques (40% new), the fruit underwent a wild ferment, before being stirred twice-weekly to develop texture and promote partial malolactic fermentation.
Each barrel is assessed individually to determine suitability and only the most exceptional fruit is selected for the Nest Egg blend.
On the nose, the wine displays complex and intense characteristics of white peach and grapefruit, with subtle notes of apricot, cashew and flint.
On the palate, the wine’s intense flavour is complemented by a delicate mouthfeel, with textural oak components balanced by a natural acidity.