2017 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Chardonnay

The Orange Region is renowned for its cool, elegant Chardonnay. The slow ripening of the grapes ensure an intensity of flavour, with finesse being the key.

The new Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Chardonnay is a modern wine with complexity, structure and texture. It is a lovely example of the quality of cool climate, Orange region chardonnay.


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REGION: Orange Region, NSW
WINEMAKING: The fruit was fermented in stainless steel fermenters at cool temperatures to retain the fresh fruit flavours and aromas. The pressings were fermented separately in oak to build complexity and add richness and length to the soft flavours on the palate.
COLOUR: Straw coloured with a slight green hue.
AROMA: Tropical melon with green pea, straw and stone fruit. The oak aromas added lovely depth.
PALATE: A layered, complex cool climate chardonnay with great structure, texture and depth of flavour. The oak will integrate further with time in bottle.
WINE ANALYSIS: Alc/vol: 13.0%
ADDITIVES: Made using traditional methods. Some traces of egg products may remain. Preservative 220 added.
PEAK DRINKING: Now through to 2026.
FOOD MATCHES: Match with roast chicken and dishes that include wild mushrooms and slow roast tomatoes or white truffles.