2022 Munda Walgalu Country Tumbarumba Chardonnay

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A gorgeous, elegant cool climate Chardonnay from Walgalu Country (Tumbarumba, NSW).

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The Walgalu Country Chardonnay hails from the cool climes of the Tumbarumba region in southern NSW, a long way from Paul 'Pauly' Vandenbergh's home of coastal South Australia.

It's a tightly wound but powerful style of Chardonnay, built in a medium-term cellaring style if you wish. It's slight sea-spray and flinty core on minerality make it the perfect match to a healthy serving of fresh seafood that no doubt Paul's ancestors would have enjoyed.

"Has finesse stamped all over it... A seriously good wine in the making."
- 95pts, James Halliday (The Weekend Australian)

Munda Walgalu Country Chardonnay 2022 (Tumbarumba, NSW)

A wet winter & spring, followed by late season frosts and hail resulting in a low yield of very high quality.

HARVEST

March 18th 2022

FERMENTATION

Crushed and a gentle air bag press with 100% fermentation in seasoned French Oak barriques, with 100% malolactic fermentation.

AGEING

100% maturation in seasoned French Oak for 8 months. Bottled mid March 2023.

95 points - "Barrel fermented and matured for eight months in used French oaks. Transparent quartz white. Has finesse stamped all over it and the balance and length to slowly gain depth to its super-tight flavours of grapefruit, white peach and Granny Smith apples. A seriously good wine in the making." - James Halliday (The Weekend Australian)

Munda Wines

Paul 'Pauly' Vandenbergh is the First Nations Wirangu man behind new Australian wine label, Munda.

Vandenbergh was working in an Indigenous leadership position for the AFL before embarking on his connected-to-country wine project. Munda (a Wirangu and Kokatha people’s word for "land") is aiming to explore an ancient connection to the land for his people through the vehicle of wine, while simultaneously opening doors for the younger generation of the indigenous community to enter into the wine industry via his not for profit Tjindu Foundation.

Vandenbergh partners with established producers to craft premium wines that tell a beautiful story of his country. It's an entirely original Australian reframing of the European concept of 'terroir', that honours the traditional names of each of the regions which he sources fruit from.

Paul Vandenbergh Munda Wines

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