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2015 Grosset Piccadilly Chardonnay

Piccadilly Valley, Adelaide Hills

Chardonnay of sophistication and class from a terrific site in the Adelaide Hills.

$59.00

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Very intense and concentrated, penetrating and fresh, piercing and long, with great power and style.

Huon Hooke (huonhooke.com)

About The Wine

In an effort to produce the finest style of Chardonnay he can, Jeffrey Grosset has sourced fruit from Piccadilly Valley, the coolest sub-region in South Australia, for many years.

From the laser focused fruit this site produces, Grosset carefully etches out a streamlined version of Chardonnay which is sophisticated and effortlessly elegant.

The 2015 vintage was rated 95 points from Huon Hooke and 93+ points from Campbell Mattinson.

A wine designed for Chardonnay purists who enjoy restraint as well as power.

About Grosset

Jeffery Grosset has set a blistering pace for winemakers in the Clare Valley since 1981.

He is one of the premier Riesling producers in the country and has been recognised internationally as one of the finest winemakers in Australia.

His attention to detail, both in his organically farmed vineyards and his winery, has given rise to a portfolio of effortlessly articulate wines that are the envy of many.

Focus, intensity and immaculate balance are the hallmarks of every wine that Jeffery Grosset puts his hand to.

Jeff Grosset inspecting his fruit
Jeff Grosset inspecting his fruit
Clare Valley, SA
Reviews

Critic Reviews

95Points
Huon Hooke

"Very light straw colour and a floral spicy aroma, coconut and peppermint, the wine is lively and fresh, intense and crisp, tangy and dry. The flavour is very intense and concentrated, penetrating and fresh, piercing and long, with great power and style. A wine which will improve with time." - Huon Hooke (huonhooke.com)

93Points
The Wine Front

"The fruit, the oak, the fluid mouthfeel, the way it flows seamlessly through the finish. You can’t help but be impressed. Grapefruit to the fore, spicy/toasty oak characters, a sprinkling of oatmeal and the flesh of white peach. It all teams, it all combines. And it all lingers." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

Adelaide Hills – 350 dozen produced Since the first release of Grosset Piccadilly in 1993, these wines have made a powerful statement about the potential of the ultra-cool Piccadilly Valley sub-region in the Adelaide Hills.

Voluminous aromas of subtle oak (that will integrate more with time) and grapefruit with some hazelnut complexity, intense, tight, and fine in the mid-palate; taut, pure and long to finish; a beautiful example of modern, cool climate chardonnay.

Ageing potential: Enjoy now or up to 7 years

Source: Piccadilly Valley, Adelaide Hills; coolest grape growing sub-region in South Australia. South facing (cool) site

Fermentation: Barrel fermented French oak barriques (40% new), 10 months, partial natural malolactic fermentation

Fining: Nil – suitable for vegans and vegetarians

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

Jeff Grosset
Jeff Grosset
Clare Valley, SA
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