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2021 Fetherston Iris Chardonnay

Yarra Valley, VIC

A textured and beautifully aromatic Chardonnay from the Yarra Valley

$32.00

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About

About the Wine

With fruit sourced from two different areas of the Yarra Valley, there is wonderful complexity in the Fetherston Iris Chardonnay, from the citrus spectrum up to stone fruit and blossom. As expected, the acidity is bright, with a wonderful mouthfeel and lingering finish, making this wine a joy to drink, either by itself or with food.

The Yarra Valley loves Chardonnay, with the majority of the Fetherston Iris Chardonnay coming from within the valley. There is also a small portion from the Upper Yarra, which is renowned for producing Chardonnay of top quality, its cool climate allowing aromas, flavours and textures to develop slowly.

About Fetherston

Fetherston is a relatively young venture operating out of the Yarra Valley.

The early track record of Chris Lawrence and Camille Koll has been very impressive. Right out of the gates they have produced a suite of elegant Yarra Valley wines that put drinkability front and centre.

Pressing Pinot Noir at Fetherston
Pressing Pinot Noir at Fetherston
Yarra Valley, VIC
Additional Info

From the Producer

VINEYARD: Coombe Estate, Coldstream (Yarra Valley), Victoria (82%); Swallowfield, Gembrook (Upper Yarra Valley), Victoria (13%)

WINEMAKING: Mendoza and P58 clone Chardonnay from Coldstream, and I10V1 clone from Gembrook. Fermented in a mixture of new (11%) and neutral French oak puncheons and barriques. Bottled in August 2021 to capture freshness and delicacy.

TASTING NOTES: Lemon yellow in colour, this wine delivers aromas of white blossoms, white nectarine and meyer lemon with hints of nutmeg and sea spray. The palate delivers fine quartz-like texture with an array of summer stone fruits, lemon myrtle and integrated oak tannins. The finish is long, full and satisfying with invigorating acidity.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 12.8%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml

Camille Koll at the end of harvest
Camille Koll at the end of harvest
Yarra Valley, VIC
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

92Points
The Wine Front

"Intensity of flavour here is noteworthy. Lime, stonefruit and pineapple-like characters with brine, lemongrass and honey as chasers. It’s a wine of purity, line and length first and foremost but it’s also bursting with fruit. Interesting take. Different in a pure way. There are whispers of both gravel and vanilla here too. It holds your attention and then some." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

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