Frog Hollow Estate Chardonnay 2017 (12x 750mL) Mornington Peninsula VIC

Description:

This wine is produced from a unique vineyard in Main Ridge, the prime of the Mornington Peninsula wine growing area. Situated on our North-East facing Tucks Road Vineyard we produce an elegant Chardonnay with citrus, white nectarine and a stunning mineral acid structure. The grapes are carefully hand-harvested and transferred to the winery for whole-bunch pressing. After a short settling period the juice is transferred to the finest French oak barriques where a cool fermentation with indigenous yeast is undertaken.

The wine is aged for 10 months on lees to build complexity and develop mouthfeel.

Cellaring

This full-bodied wine can stay in the cellar for between 5 years – 10 years.

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Frog Hollow Estate Chardonnay 2017 (12x 750mL) Mornington Peninsula VIC

Lot No: 0009-2474405 Quantity: 1
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18/07/2019 8.20 PM AEST

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This wine is produced from a unique vineyard in Main Ridge, the prime of the Mornington Peninsula wine growing area. Situated on our North-East facing Tucks Road Vineyard we produce an elegant Chardonnay with citrus, white nectarine and a stunning mineral acid structure. The grapes are carefully hand-harvested and transferred to the winery for whole-bunch pressing. After a short settling period the juice is transferred to the finest French oak barriques where a cool fermentation with indigenous yeast is undertaken.

The wine is aged for 10 months on lees to build complexity and develop mouthfeel.

Cellaring

This full-bodied wine can stay in the cellar for between 5 years – 10 years.

Region:
VIC - Mornington Peninsula
State:
Victoria
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

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Taste

This elegant Chardonnay bursts with fruity flavours of citrus, white nectarine and a stunning subtle sharpness.

Food Match

This full-bodied wine is beautiful accompanied by lobster, crab, shrimp, chicken, pork, mushroom, French food, cream sauces, soft cheeses such as triple cream Brie and medium firm cheeses such as Gruyère.

Winery Profile

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Some 20 years ago Grant Griffiths and his wife, Ciara, went to a friends property in Red Hill for lunch. Ciara immediately fell in love with the area as its geography & feel reminded her of where she had grown up in Ireland.  She would pour over the local papers whenever she could get them, hoping a property that would appeal to both her and Grant would come on the market. Five years later, a property called “Frog Hollow” was going to auction. With her husband overseas at the time her chance of buying this property looked dismal. However, as luck would have it the property got passed in and the next day when Grant arrived home they drove down to Main Ridge for a look.  It was a rainy, grey day but when they arrived onto the old rundown property all you could hear were the frogs croaking as the sky opened and the sun hit the dam!  It was an omen – Grant had always loved frogs and they just knew this was going to be their property.

Together they designed and built their dream home and Ciara’s request for half a dozen rows of vines to view from their kitchen, turned into a vineyard.  Their love of the Californian Reds and European whites inspired Grant to go further and employ a winemaker to emulate these wines rather than repeat the glut of Australian and New Zealand style wines.

With the establishment of Frog Hollow Vineyard their dream of a place for family and friends to come together and enjoy meals from local produce and their very own wines became complete.

View Frog Hollow Estate website

Other Information

  • 2017 vintage
  • 12 x 750mL units
  • VIC - Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
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