2020 Gentle Folk Ashton Chardonnay
Organically farmed grapes from Ric's vineyard. Planted in 1996. 100% whole bunch pressing to tank for settling overnight before racking off solids to barrel. The wine spent 11 months in French and Australian oak, 20% new. Bottled under natural cork and sealed with wax.
Our third release from this little patch of goodness where the aspect and heavy clay soils result in a wine with boldness and spiciness. There are beautiful stone fruit characters and a punching acid line from the 2020 season.
- Gareth Belton
Where: Basket Range, Adelaide Hills
How: Save these wines for a special occasion, or don't.