2021 Atkins-Davis Single Barrel Chardonnay


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Owners/ Vignerons son Sebastian has been making a barrel of wine since the age of 8. In year 3 of making wine, Sebastian wanted to understand the key differences between making red and white wine. This single barrel Home Block chardonnay displays white stone fruits and citrus. It is complex and lingers on the back palate. Pairs perfectly with shark bay blue swimmer crab & scallops


100% handpicked on 16th March 2021. Whole bunch pressed using vacuum press, with overnight juice settling. Inoculated and matured in a single french oak barrel. Bottled 16 Dec 2021.

Home Block

Steels Gate Vineyard, Chardonnay block. Situated at 230m above sea level, the Chardonnay was planted in the early 1980’s on an undulating, south-west facing slope on friable grey loam soils. Completely unirrigated and hand nurtured. Surrounded by National Park.



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Unfined and unfiltered.



Titratable Acidity

Steels Gate Home Block Vineyard
Situated at 230m above sea level was planted in the late 1970’s on an undulating slope on friable grey loam soils. Completely non irrigated and hand nurtured, surrounded by National Park. The vines are cared for by hand and the grapes carefully hand picked at the perfect harvest time. This 6+ acres comprises of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes.
Steels Gate Melba Block Vineyard
Situated at 150m above sea level was planted in the early 1980s. Similar to the Homeblock, the Melba vines are all cared for by hand, 100% cane pruned to ensure best quality fruit is grown and hand harvested.
Nagambie Vineyard
Nagambie Vineyard is a partnership with a family estate located in the picturesque Nagambie region. Still cool climate, this region produces lovely medium bodies reds and some lovely Rieslings and other similar white varieties.
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