Gentle Folk Single Vineyard Ashton Chardonnay 2021
Gentle Folk’s fourth release from this little patch of goodness where the aspect and deep clay soils result in a wine with boldness and spiciness. There are beautiful stone fruit characters, mouth texture and a punching acid line from the long and cool 2021 growing season.
Vineyard: Ric's, Ashton
Aspect: North facing
Soils: Light loamy clay over sandstone with extensive schist and quartz rubble.
Production: 120 dozen
TA: 5.5 g/L
Vinification: whole bunches crushed and pressed to tank for settling overnight before racking off heavy solids to barrel. The wine spent 11 months in French and Austrian oak, 20% new. Bottled under natural cork sealed with wax