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Tyrrell's Old Winery Chardonnay

Tyrrell’s Old Winery Chardonnay

Tyrrell’s Old Winery Chardonnay

The Old Winery Chardonnay is a modern take on a traditional Chardonnay style. We picked the grapes a little earlier than usual to capture varietal freshness offering crisp, mouth-watering natural acidity, then matured it on yeast lees to add a little extra texture and complexity. It spent a relatively short time in French oak to maintain that wonderful freshness. The result is an easy-drinking, medium-bodied wine that offers aromas of stone fruit with a subtle hint of vanilla from the oak influence. The palate is generously flavoured with peach and citrus, rounded off with a clean, crisp finish. Serve slightly chilled to let the aromas and flavours sing. An ideal accompaniment to a wide variety of dishes, including seafood, vegetarian, chicken and pasta with a creamy sauce.

Named after the Tyrrell’s historic winery in the Hunter Valley, which was built in 1863 for the first vintage
in 1864. A classic range of wines produced using fruit from premium Australian wine regions, Old Winery
delivers distinctive varietal character and outstanding quality synonymous with the Tyrrell’s name. Designed for
immediate enjoyment, the Old Winery promise is to provide a quality wine to suit every palate preference at a
refreshingly affordable price.

Winemaker’s Notes
The Old Winery Chardonnay is a modern take on traditional Chardonnay style. Harvested slightly earlier to
maintain natural acidity and freshness, the wine received minimal oak and was matured on yeast lees to gain
extra texture and complexity.
Tasting Notes
A medium bodied wine with aromas of stone fruit and subtle vanillin oak. The palate is generously flavoured with
white peach citrus characters and a clean, crisp finish.
Serving Suggestion
Serve slightly chilled. An deal accompaniment to a wide variety of cuisines such as seafood, vegetarian, chicken and
creamy sauce pasta dishes.

To find out more about the winery go to http://www.tyrrells.com.au

To see our full range of Tyrrells product go to http://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/tyrrellaes-wines/

Tyrrell’s Old Winery Chardonnay

Producer: Colour: WhiteGrape: AustralianRegion: New South Wales, HunterAlcohol: 12.5%Vintage: 2020Grape Details: ChardonnaySKU: TYR04

£12.99 a bottle

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Tyrrell's Wines

“The story of Tyrrell’s Wines is inextricably linked to the story of wine in Australia. It is a story about pioneers, men and women who transformed the Hunter Valley of NSW, planted grapes there and looked for better ways to make wine.
The Hunter Valley was ideal for the production of premium wines, notably Shiraz in the reds and Semillon in the whites. Both made table wines of power and distinction, with the ability to age beautifully in the bottle. These two varieties provided the basis for the beginning of the Tyrrell’s premium Winemaker’s Selection Range.

New South Wales

The Hunter Region is the premium wine region of New South Wales and one of Australia’s most well-known, and historically important wine regions. Distinctive styles of Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz are the hallmark of this region. James Busby the man credited with bringing the vine to Australia was associated with the Hunter Valley through his brother-in-law William Kelman. Kelman is thought to be the first to plant vines in the Hunter. George Wyndham planted grapes in 1832. Penfolds bought the property in 1904 naming it Wyndham Estate. Dr Henry Lindeman purchased land around Raymond Terrace in the 1830s. So too did James King whose legacy passed onto Maurice O’Shea who came to the forefront of Hunter Valley winemaking in the 1920s. The area fell into depression for many years, but gradually made a comeback in the early 1960s. Today the region is booming. The climate is regarded as warm to hot. The main wine styles: White – Semillon (regarded as one Australia’s greatest and unique wines, with great aging potential), Chardonnay; Red – Shiraz.

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