Autumn in 2014 was warm and early. Our Chardonnay vines Mendoza and clone 15 range from 11 to 18 years old with a combination of rootstocks. The grapes were a combination of machine and handpicked and run to new and used French oak barriques for wild fermentation. This is a classic, generous Hawke's Bay Chardonnay - aromas of citrus, vanilla and crème brûlée, with a rich palate of white peaches and bright acidity. Drink now or carefully cellar for up to ten years....if you can wait that long!