Deakin Estate Chardonnay 2014 (12 x 750mL), VIC.

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Overview

Ripe stone fruit, honeydew melon and custard apple aromas with subtle oak characters adding intriguing complexity. Rich and smooth with white peach, nectarine and tropical notes. Creamy mouth-feel with great acidity and a lingering finish.

Region:
VIC - Other Victorian
State:
Victoria
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Pale straw yellow.

Aroma

Ripe stone fruit, honeydew melon and custard apple aromas with subtle oak characters adding intriguing complexity.

Palate

Rich and smooth with white peach, nectarine and tropical notes. Creamy mouth-feel with great acidity and a lingering finish.

Cellaring

Best enjoyed young. Serve chilled.

Food matching

Warm Cajun chicken salad and grilled barramundi. Creamy pasta dishes such as fettuccini con funghi, or lightly spiced Thai dishes are a perfect match.

Medals & Trophies

Silver - 2014 Royal Hobart International Wine Show

Bronze - 2014 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition

Bronze - 2014 Perth Royal Wine Show

Bronze - 2014 Riverland Wine Show

Bronze - 2014 Australian Inland Wine Show

Vintage
2014
Region
VIC - Other Victorian
Grape Style
Chardonnay
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13.5%

Winery Profile

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The Mildura region was established as an agricultural settlement in the 1880s after Alfred Deakin, a former Prime Minister of Australia, encouraged California’s Chaffey Brothers to bring their irrigation expertise to Mildura. The region subsequently became one of the most productive agricultural areas in Australia specialising in citrus, olives, almonds and grapes.

The Deakin Estate range and the premium Alfred range were named in honour of this visionary, Alfred Deakin.

The Deakin Estate property was purchased in 1967 when vineyards were planted. Initially, the grapes grown were picked and sold as fruit. Wine production on the property did not begin until 1980 when a winery facility was built. Fruit quality and wine production improved and in 1994 Deakin Estate the brand was launched in the United Kingdom. A domestic launch followed with the release of the next vintage.

Deakin Estate vineyard is located at Red Cliffs, near Mildura in the North-West of Victoria. The region has become one of the most productive agricultural areas in Australia.

There are 350 hectares under vine in the Deakin Estate vineyard. Main varieties include Colombard, Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot.

View Deakin Estate website

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