Wines

2016 Rikard Chardonnay

$30.00
$25.50

This Chardonnay is made in a traditional full-bodied style. It is multifaceted and has been given the full treatment in the winery – French oak, malolactic fermentation, lees stirring and full solids ferment. We aim to cram this wine full of flavour whilst maintaining balance and freshness.

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Description

Cumquats and orange zest on the nose. There’s toasted nuts aroma with a hint of caramel too. The palate is grainy and textured thanks to plenty of lees contact in French oak. It’s voluminous in the mid-palate but held by a taut acid spine. Some phenolic grip adds structure to the stone fruit flavours and a bit of malo creaminess softens the edges.

Reviews

“Another exceptional release from Rikard with significant stature.” 94/100   Patrick Eckel  winereviewer.com.au

 

I absolutely loved it & for me it all worked perfectly well when combined with its complexity & intense fruit flavour (thanks to its cool climate growing conditions). An exceptional & opulent Chardonnay for $30!
@onceuponawine    Top 20 wine influencer in the world