Josef Chromy Tasmania Pepik Chardonnay 2019
'Pepik' is the traditional nickname given to those named Josef in the Czech Republic. Pepik is Josef Chromy wineries more informal range, made for everyday drinking with friends and food.The 2018 Chardonnay is a pale straw colour, with complex white peach, nectarine and citrus aromas give way to a generous and textural palate showing concentrated lemon and white melon flavours with briny complexity. Natural cool climate acidity provides focus and freshness to the rich palate.
The fruit for the 2018 Josef Chromy Pepik Chardonnay was hand picked, gently pressed and the juice is transferred to stainless steel tanks. Fermentation is started immediately and this is kept cool to retain aromatics. Full juice solids are retained for fermentation to give richness and texture. Stabilisation and clarification is carried out quickly after fermentation in order to get the wine into bottle quickly to retain freshness and zest.
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