Voyager Estate Chardonnay 2017

Voyager Estate Chardonnay 2017

Margaret River, Western Australia   |    750ml   |    13%
Lovers of top class Aussie Chardonnay will be aware of the position Voyager Estate has among the top echelon of Australian Chardonnay. The 2017 Voyager Estate Chardonnay is another top-line example displaying complexity, texture and restraint. This offers a wonderful purity of fruit and is perfectly countered by a savoury and mineral edge. This is a classic Margaret River Chardonnay that while superbly now, will reward in the years to come.

"94 Points. Straw-coloured, sunny and svelte to start and then impressively long to close. Custard powder, pear, peach and grapefruit flavours come tipped with smoky/spicy oak. You wouldn't call it a big wine but nor is it lean; it walks that much-desired middle line. $50.00 13.5% alc. Drink By: 2026 Screwcap" - Campbell Mattinson,

Availability: In stock

Only available for purchase in 6 bottle increments.
Voyager Estate is located in the premium wine producing region of Margaret River, Western Australia. Latest statistics show that, although only producing 4% of Australia's wine by volume, Margaret River wines account for 23% of the country's premium wine production. Voyager Estate is proud to be among the select wineries that contribute to this production.

Voyager's oldest vines date back to 1978, just over 10 years after vines were first planted in the area. When current owner, Michael Wright, took over the property in 1991, he set out to expand it and develop a visitor destination that would be a showcase for the region. He also set out to ensure that, above all else, the quality of wine being made at Voyager Estate would always be the best that nature, expertise and pure hard work could provide.
Western Australia
Margaret River
NOSE: Lifted aromas of sweet citrus fruit and dried pear mingle with white floral nuances and hints of honeycomb.

PALATE: The textural palate displays vibrant citrus fruits with flavours of lime, lemon meringue, sweet grapefruit and hints of dried pears. The wine displays exceptional purity with an attractive savoury element, which contributes complexity to the palate, finishing with a clean saline mineral edge.

FOOD MATCH: Enjoy with full bodied fish or white meat dishes.

CELLAR POTENTIAL: Up to 10 years

WINEMAKING NOTES: An aromatic, complex, textured and elegant style of Chardonnay which showcases the purity of fruit from our sustainably farmed, pristine coastal vineyards. Early hand-harvesting, use of wild yeast fermentation and grape solids, combined with regular batonnage and the finest French oak have all contributed texture, complexity and balance to the wine.

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