Bobar 2018 Royale

$52.00

Hailing from a small section of the Bobar Chardonnay vineyard at Nenagh Park, a wine of corseted richness.

Such an expansive and tasty bouquet. Aromas of citrus blossom, apple skin, marzipan, sandlewood, white peach and green fig.

The palate is a powerhouse of saline crunch, length and precision, fruit pulp texture with a crystalline ring throughout. A delicious and charismatic wine.

SKU: 2018ROYALE Category:

Description

A small 0.2Ha area on the Nenagh Park farm within the Bobar Chardonnay parcel. Exhibits power, richness and poise that is the ultimate expression of this unique Yarra Valley sub region. On the east facing slopes at the base of the Christmas Hills, this mature vineyard makes the most of its combination of exposure and protection to produce wines that possess the richness of fruit of the Yarra Valley floor with a balance unique to this small area.

Whole bunch pressed to ceramic egg for ferment and maturation, it was bottled directly off lees without any added sulphur dioxide in early Spring 2018.

Alcohol – 13%
Titratable acidity – 5.3g/L
pH – 3.42
Total sulphur dioxide – 6mg/L
Residual sugar – 0.06g/L
Volatile acidity – 0.38g/L

The 2018 vintage

A warm and wet Spring encouraged abundant growth and fantastic fruit set. The season dried out during December and a mild and dry summer followed allowing the vines to develop their crop comfortably, slowly and thoroughly. The 2018 wines have great intensity of flavour with poise and balance.

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