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2011 Mac Forbes Woori Yallock Chardonnay

Yarra Valley, VIC

Another top-flight single-vineyard Chardonnay from Mac Forbes, from the glorious Woori Yallock site.

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$75.00

About

About the Wine

The Woori Yallock vineyard is Mac's baby. Planted in 1995, the School House Block is owned by the Ferguson family. Mac has been working the vineyard since 2012 and the resultant wines have been spectacular.

This is a Chardonnay with amazing intensity. It's wound tight but has a glorious generosity of fruit. Oak sits decidedly in the background, Mac allowing the site and vintage to shine in the glass.

If a more elegant style of Chardonnay appeals to you, Mac's unique expression of this Woori Yallock vineyard deserves a place in your cellar.

About Mac Forbes

If you love premium and artisanal Australian wine, Mac Forbes is a name you need to know. He’s not only one of the country’s most talented winemakers, but he’s one of the most influential spokesmen for promoting the concept of Australian ‘terroir’, believing that wine should represent a time and a place.

Mac specialises in single vineyard Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Cabernet from the Yarra Valley. His wines are delicate and finely-etched, characterised by subtlety and grace.

His Pinot Noirs are fine-boned, the Chardonnays are adored by lovers of fruit purity rather than winemaking artifice, and his array of off-dry Rieslings from the Strathbogie Ranges are among the country's most interesting.

Additionally, his ever-expanding range of experimental wines is a treasure-trove for the curious drinker.

The ever-affable Mac Forbes
The ever-affable Mac Forbes
Yarra Valley, VIC
Additional Info

From the Producer

The Ferguson family name is synonymous with the area of Woori Yallock. Dating back to 1888 in Woori, including five generations, vines were first planted on this dairy country back in 1995.
From the moment Mac spotted the vineyard in 2004/05, this has been a kind of spiritual home for him. The exceptionally enthusiastic engagement from the three generations of Ferguson that still live on the property has made this site entwined in the Mac Forbes Wine journey from day one. The relationship between the Forbes and Ferguson families is particularly positive and powerful in sharing of the incredible parcel of land.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 12.00%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2024

Mac walking the vineyards
Mac walking the vineyards
Yarra Valley, VIC
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