It’s so settled and so pure. It pleases from the outset and all the way along the line but it really sparks up as it passes through the finish.
About the Wine
A classic wine here from a classic producer. The Farrs sum up this stunning wine best themselves:
"The GC Chardonnay (GC – Gary Charles) is attributed to all the knowledge we have been able to extract from Gary to create a close planted / high density planting of chardonnay on an exposed cote... It's a complete chardonnay"
Coming from a high density planting on the Farr estate, this is a powerful Chardonnay that makes you sit back and take notice. Full of fruit and body and personality.
A brilliant wine and a rare gem, perfect either for the cellar and/or a special occasion.
About By Farr / Farr Rising
Gary Farr is one of the most iconic winemakers in Victoria, or indeed, the country. He was responsible for taking Bannockburn in Geelong to the startling heights it reached as one of the benchmark producers of Burgundian varieties in the country. His own label, By Farr, is quite simply one of Australia's finest producers.
The Farr vineyards are based in the Moorabool Valley in Geelong, with a wide array of ancient soils resulting in small yields of incredibly intensely flavoured Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Shiraz and Viognier. With Gary's son Nick now making the wines, as well as taking his own Farr Rising label to monumental heights, this is a project set to dominate Geelong wine for years to come.
If you want to see one of the country's great winemaking families at work, anything by the Farrs will be one of the best examples of its kind in the country. Sheer class, guaranteed.