Penfolds Max's  Chardonnay 2018

Penfolds

Penfolds Max's Chardonnay
2018

$33.25

* Suggested retail price

14 case(s) available

Product code
14377247
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Private import
Status
Available
Country
Australia
Regulated designation
Table wine
Region
South Australia
Subregion
Adelaide
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay 100 %
Alcohol percentage
13%
Color
White
Closure type
Screw Cap
Total acidity
6.9 g/l
PH
3.13
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About this winery

The success of Penfolds has been driven by the generations of visionaries and innovators. From the beginning in 1844 to today, the merging of science, art and innovation has driven Penfolds to become one of Australia’s most famed and respected winemakers. After the success of early sherries and fortified wines, founders Dr Christopher and Mary Penfold planted their vine cuttings they had carried on their voyage over to Australia. In 1844 the fledging vineyard was officially established as the...

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Product notes

Penfolds Max’s Chardonnay is a tribute to former Chief Winemaker Max Schubert 1948-1975, a legend in Penfolds history. Max’s constant pursuit of excellence paved the way for those who followed in his footsteps and also allowed the status and heritage of Penfolds to grow.

Winemaking notes

Maturation: French oak barriques, 17% new.

Tasting notes

Subtle stone fruits, yellow peach, nectarine and faint wafts of citrus are foremost. Upon further swirling, hints of floral notes shine through, Jasmine and white rose petal perfume, and a touch of Ginger spice. Oak is present but in balance and offering a nutty/ nougat nuance. On the palate, Fresh flavours of stone fruit, citrus and grapefruit pith. Creamy, crème brulee-like French oak lingers with a lovely flinty, wet stone/chalky acid line