Oakridge | 'Single Vineyard Series' Blanc de blancs | 2015
There is a an immediate richness and appeal to this wine. Savoury scone, lemon curd and a toasty, marmalade-y note on the nose. The palate despite a little low in acidity makes up for it with it's a creamy and layered texture.
Oakridge is a family-owned winery, cellar door and restaurant, located in the heart of Victoria’s oldest wine region – the Yarra Valley. Established in 1978, Oakridge has grown to become an internationally recognised producer of award-winning wines and must-visit Yarra Valley destination.
As a pioneer of the wine growing region of the upper Yarra Valley, Oakridge is known for producing distinctive single-vineyard wines that reflect the unique terroir of the region. Today, Oakridge is still a family owned company, supported by the Atlas/D’Aloisio family since 2007. Chief Winemaker, David Bicknell has led the winemaking team since 2002.
100% Chardonnay |
Handpicked and chilled overnight before whole bunch pressing to tank for a natural fermentation | Full malolactic fermentation | 52 months on Lees | 8.5 g/L dosage | Method Traditional | Disgorged August 2020 | 750 ml | 12.5% ABV
Awards & Reviews
“Complex toasty, nougat, roasted almond aromas with lovely grapefruit, white peach notes,” he said. “Rich and voluminous with generous, fresh yet developed lemon curd, yeasty, flavours. Superb creamy palate and integrated mineral acid cut. Superb movement across the palate, finishing long. Lovely balance of elements.” - Nick Bulleid MW | GT Wine Magazine