Fossil Hill Range

2018 Angullong 'Fossil Hill' Chardonnay

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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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GRAPE VARIETY: Chardonnay

REGION: Orange Region, NSW

WINEMAKING: Upon harvest this chardonnay was fermented in a combination of new (25%) and seasoned oak (one to three years of age). It was matured with lees stirring for 11 months before bottling in February 2018

COLOUR: Straw coloured with a slight green hue.

AROMA: Complex citrus, spice and stone fruit characters, with oak maturation aromas adding lovely depth, complemented the fruit beautifully.

PALATE: A layered, complex cool climate chardonnay with great structure, soft texture and depth of flavour. The oak will integrate further with time in bottle.

WINE ANALYSIS: Alc/vol: 13.0%, pH: 3.24, TA: 3.2

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 truffle