2022 Dr. Edge Tasmania Chardonnay 1.5L

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Another home run from gun winemaker Peter Dredge. Scintillating small batch Chardonnay.

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Another great Chardonnay here from acclaimed winemaker, Peter Dredge.

The concept is the same as his Tasmania Pinot Noir, where he combines fruit from across the state to produce a Chardonnay which encapsulates the character of the vintage.

It's a taut, full-flavoured and distinctly savoury style of Chardonnay that is both complex and compelling to drink.

Strike while the iron is hot for this one, it's sure to fly out the door!

Dr Edge Tasmania Chardonnay is a blend of Tamar Valley (65%) & Derwent Valley (35%) fruit. Pressed to old oak casks, the juice is fermented naturally, matured for 9 months on lees with some casks containing small amounts of whole Chardonnay fruit clusters. Bottled without fining agents.

Region: Tamar Valley & Derwent Valley, TAS
Blend: Chardonnay (100%)
ABV: 12.00%
Closure: 750ml
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96 Points - "A blend of chardonnay from the Tamar and Derwent valleys, pressed to old oak, wild fermented and matured for nine months on lees, some casks with small amounts of whole clusters. Pale straw. Taut yet textured with a slinky array of white peach, lemon and grapefruit tones underlined with soft spice, roasting nuts, lemon curd, white flowers, stone and almond paste. Stony and composed with an umami-rich line of acidity and a real sense of harmony and composition as it slowly retreats with citrus and a wisp of oatmeal." - Dave Brookes (Halliday Wine Companion)

Dr. Edge

Peter Dredge is Dr. Edge. He is one of the most intuitive and talented winemakers on the Apple Isle.

With a wealth of experience garnered at wineries such as Bay of Fires, he has revitalised the Meadowbank label and returned it to its place as one of the must-watch vineyards in Tasmania.

Dr. Edge is his passion project where he can take risks and make Pinot Noir, Chardonnay & Riesling that truly excites him. His creativity can fly under the Dr. Edge banner and wines that walk a fine line of tension, funk and freshness invariably arise.

Only small batches of wine is produced, all made by hand, and typically they sell out in short order. Playful, pleasurable and remarkably thoughtful, the Dr. Edge creations are riveting things to drink and have rightfully earned cult status among collectors of Tasmania's finest.

Winemaker Peter Dredge - Derwent Valley, TAS Dr. Edge

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