GC Cote Vineyard By Farr Chardonnay 2019

GC Cote Vineyard By Farr Chardonnay 2019

GC Cote Vineyard By Farr Chardonnay 2019

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Winemaking and Drinking

The GC Chardonnay (GC – Gary Charles) is attributed to all the knowledge thats been able to extract from Gary to create a close planted / high density planting of chardonnay on an exposed côte. These hillsides facing North, North East and East will be the backbone of the Farr dynasty for decades to come.

The North côte is a red to brown loam with buckshot stones across the surface. The most exposed of the three côtes, the North côte is harvested last of all because of the large amount of clay, holding valuable moisture for a much longer time than the other slopes.

The East côte is divided through the centre of the slope by a rise. Black volcanic soil with fragmented limestone in one direction and grey loam with buckshot stones in the other direction. Soil is King as the East côte has the least amount of clay and therefore least water-holding capacity resulting in it being harvested first even though it is the coolest côte of the three.

Tasting:

The wine has an amazing smoothness and calmness that stretches the length of the palate, surrounded with textured fruit and mineral elements. We have been playing with the fruit from these vineyards for more than 8 years, fine tuning the style of wine that these vineyards are producing. What a result once it all came together.


Wine TypeWhite wine
ProducerBy Farr
StateVictoria
RegionGeelong
VarietyChardonnay
Year2019
Volume750 mL
Alcohol13%