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chardonnay wine  2021 wine  online store liquor, spirit sustainable hong kong gift Shaw + Smith Balhannah Vineyard
chardonnay wine  2021 wine  online store liquor, spirit sustainable hong kong gift Shaw + Smith Balhannah Vineyard
chardonnay wine  2021 wine  online store liquor, spirit sustainable hong kong gift Shaw + Smith Balhannah Vineyard

Shaw + Smith M3 Chardonnay 2021

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Adelaide Hills, Australia

Shaw + Smith winery was built in 2000 giving us the ability to whole-bunch press chilled grapes for the first time, and underpinning the evolution of style from that first M3 Chardonnay vintage in 2000 through to the present day. The most significant event since then came in 2012 with the purchase of the Lenswood vineyard.

The growing season for the 2021 vintage was terrific, a joy after the traumas of 2020. Soaking winter rains gave us plenty of moisture in the soil, and that flowed into healthy crops. The summer was mild, slow ripening, with lots of flavour. Hand picked and whole bunch pressed. Fermented and matured on lees in French oak barriques and puncheons.

14.5% ABV / 750ml

Aiming for elegance, restraint and the ability to age, acid is bright and there’s generosity of flavour. Typically it shows white flowers, citrus, and nectarine notes.

Shaw + Smith has always used sustainable, environmentally sensitive practices including farming individual blocks organically, using sheep to control weeds, facilitating beneficial insects in the vineyard and using seaweed fertilisers, and now use no herbicides, synthetic fertilisers or fungicides.

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