2017 Abacus Chardonnay
|Region||Margaret River, WA|
A young emerging label out of Margaret River, Skigh Wines, have sprung out of the gate with 3 ranges of wines, from the entry level Coda wines, premium Abacus wines though to their experimental Strange Brew labels. With over 15 years of winemaking experience in the region, Skigh McManus sources fruit from what he feels are the best sub-regions in the Margaret River area.
|Wine||Barrel fermented using wild yeast with twice weekly lees stirring once ferment was complete. A total of 12 month in used French barriques bringing integrated tannin and fruit with only a small amount of S02 added prior to bottling. Lashings of nectarine, fresh apricot and lemon meringue balanced with structured oak and fresh acidity.|
|Tasting Note||Toffee Apple– Lemon Meringue – Nectarine|
|Drink||Special occasion or just because|