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2016 Dormilona Chardonnay

Wallcliffe, Margaret River, WA

Naturally made premium Chardonnay from the 2016 Young Gun of Wine Winemaker of the Year.

$40.00

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Such a beautiful, pure-feeling carriage of flavour. Classy as.

Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

About the Wine

Jo Perry's 'lazy bones' winemaking style is yielding some excellent results in Chardonnay from Margaret River.

This is fruit picked from Jo's naturally farmed vineyard in the Wallcliffe sub-region. It shows pure, persistant fruit, with only the suggestion of support from a demi-muid and some older barriques.

It's a natural feeling Chardonnay of utter class and sophistication. An original and authentic take on a classic Australian wine staple. Mike Bennie rated the 2016 94 points, this is a gorgeous Chardonnay.

About Dormilona

Josephine Perry is one of the most exciting emerging producers in Margaret River. Her Dormilona label is setting a new tone for the region. She is focusing on sourcing organically and biodynamically grown fruit, making wine with as little intervention as possible, and bringing an alt-styling to the hero varieties of this famous region.

These are Margaret River wines with flair and originality. The quality of her releases was vindicated with her winning the 2016 Young Guns of Wine Winemaker of the Year. Jo's is a star on the rise as the scarcity and want for her colourful range increases year on year.

Celebrating her crowning as the 2016 Young Gun of Wine
Celebrating her crowning as the 2016 Young Gun of Wine
Jo Perry, Dormilona owner/winemaker
Reviews

Critic Reviews

94Points
The Wine Front

"One of those exquisite, clear perfumes, fresh cut stone fruit, marzipan, blanched almonds and faint seaspray. Glossy texture, intense grapefruit-apple orientate flavours. So very silky through its finish then mouth-watering. Such a beautiful, pure-feeling carriage of flavour. Classy as." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From the Producer

Let's roll in the hay with this little Chardonnay from our block in Wallcliffe. Naturally famred dry grown, hand picked & whole bunch pressed direct to a lovely larger than life demi-muid barrel (600L) plus a couple of barriques & a terracotta pot. Wild fermented & 100% natural malo. Racked once to bottle with minimal sulpur. No additives, fining nor filtration.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 12.4%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

Jo
Jo's prized collection of clay amphoras
Margaret River, WA
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