2015 Shelter Belt Chardonnay

2015 Shelter Belt Chardonnay

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Notes of clean and fresh citrus, fig and spiced marzipan create an enticing entry to this wine. Combined with the underlying complex notes of oyster shell and a beautiful minerality, this wine has bags of character on the nose. The palate follows in flavour profile with layers of textural complexity and a ripe clean acidity and a long elegant finish.

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OVERVIEW

The acclaim Jackson generates is based entirely on the merit of our pristine, cool climate vineyards. The wine is named for a large shelterbelt of trees separating the grounds of the Jackson Estate homestead vineyard from the homestead.


HARVEST

Growing season 2015 will be one that will be remembered for years to come. Sunny, warm weather graced the region and our vineyards during all critical growth stages and carried on right through vintage till late April.

A single clone (B95) was hand harvested from our Homestead vineyard over two picks on the 22nd and 23rd March, 2013. Brix at harvest averaged 23