2021 Hoddles Creek Estate Syberia Chardonnay Yarra Valley – Syberia is quite a unique site. First planted in 2006, a ten acre block entirely to Chardonnay. It has a 5 different clones in the block which were picked out from source blocks on their existing property. It is different to all the other blocks as the rows for this block run East-West rather than North-South. So instead of having morning and afternoon sun hitting the bunch zone, the sun is always overhead of the canopy. This leads to less direct sunlight on the bunches and enables us to pick the fruit at lower sugar levels with the same amount of ripeness.
The fruit is picked early in the morning, whole bunch pressed to tank. It’s left to settle over night in tank and decanted into barrel. Only the vineyard dust is left at the bottom of the tank as they want to take all the solids. It’s left in barrel until November, where it is assembled and bottled. It spends almost two years in bottle before it released.
Syberia has always been a special wine and is one of the closest wines in Australia to the famous Chablis style.
Single Price: $85.00
Any Six Bottle Buy: $64.00
Price per case (12 bottles): $768.00