2021 Forest Hill Vineyard Highbury Fields Chardonnay Great Southern – Forest Hill Vineyard is not only the oldest cool climate Vineyard in Western Australia, but also planted on one of the Mt Barker regions first farms. Settled in the 1840’s, Highbury Fields is a site of historical agricultural significance in the Great Southern, which over the past century has been farmed for apples, dairy, grains, lamb and wool.Purchased over 15 years ago, the Highbury Fields property is today producing exceptional fruit with the dry-grown vineyards occupying the best soils on this historic property.
Harvested in the cool hours of the night and morning. Crushed and pressed to French oak barrels, a 2500L oak cask and small stainless steel tanks. The blend was 75% oak (barrel/cask) and 25% stainless steel. Long, primarily wild fermentation with mostly cool temperatures. Some minor stirring of the wine on lees begins post primary fermentation with partial malo-lactic fermentation before being racked of yeast lees, and filtered before bottling.
Bright straw with green hues. Aromas of citrus, stonefruit and flint. Generous palate with flavours of melons and citrus. Textured with an elegant finish.
Single Price: $24.00
Any Six Bottle Buy: $17.99
Price per case (12 bottles): $215.88