Mojo Chardonnay 2013 (6 x 750mL), Adelaide Hills, SA.

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Overview

Mojo Chardonnay has a lively, solid palate and a style that is very much appropriate to the Mojo range and drink now ideal. The fruit was sourced from the higher altitudes and further reaches of Adelaide Hills in order to ensure consistent full flavour as well as mouth watering, crisp acidity.

Our usual cautious approach was taken in monitoring the vineyards, waiting until those endearing tropical flavours appeared in the fruit prior to harvesting. The juice was inoculated with yeast that enhances the aromatics of the wine and ferments were run very cool to retain valuable volatiles. A small portion was fermented in oak to enhance depth and richness. Four months of lees stirring was undertaken post fermentation in order to compliment the mid palate texture and also give a slight nutty complexity.

Marty O'Flaherty, The Winemaker

Region:
SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Pale straw.

Aroma

A melange of tropical and melon fruit enriched by a hint of honey and a whiff of toast.

Palate

Lively medium bodied palate graced with upfront nectarine and honeydew melon complimented by attractive traces of guava, butterscotch and cashew. The mid palate is textural with a mealy complexity derived from lees stirring along with a subtle richness and depth derived from discreet oak handling. The balanced, finger lime acidity compliments the palate and provides support throughout presenting a crisp, dry zesty finish.

Vintage
2013
Region
SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills
Grape Style
Chardonnay
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Winemaker Tim Burvill

Growing up in Western Australia, Tim's interest in wine was sparked at a young age by frequent summer holidays to the Margaret River wine region. This passion eventually saw him move to South Australia, where he completed an honours degree in winemaking at Adelaide University's Roseworthy Campus.

His first job out of university was with Southcorp, which as Tim puts it "was the best start to a winemaking career that anyone could ask for." His role as winemaker saw him make wines in regions as diverse as the Barossa Valley, Coonawarra, the Sunraysia and the Riverland. A rapid rise through the winemaking ranks soon saw him vested with the responsibility at the age of 25, of making Southcorp's ultra-premium white wines, including Penfolds Yattarna.

In 2001, Tim decided to follow his own path and began RockBare, focusing on Chardonnay and Shiraz from South Australia's McLaren Vale.

MOJO

South Australia's first vineyards were established in the 1830's. Enjoying a wide range of climates including the cool temperatures of the Adelaide Hills, to the hot summer weather of the Barossa Valley, South Australia is arguably Australia's most diverse wine producing state.

It is from these wonderfully diverse regions that Tim Burvill selects the best varietals to produce Mojo wines. Mojo wines are in keeping with Winemaker Tim Burvill's power-packed fruit driven style.

Mojo was once referred to as a magical charm or amulet containing special powers. It was these supernatural powers that protected from evil or crossed conditions and evoked the bringing of good karma.The secret of our Mojo lies in its ‘magnetism’, with funky branding and great wine.

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