August 7, 2016

Casa Freschi Ragazzi Chardonnay 2015

“What a labour of love: the single 11yo vineyard is planted on the highest, steepest slopes of Mt Lofty (560-580m), hand-picked, whole bunch-pressed in 10 lots of different clones, rootstocks, slopes and vine age, each in a single barrique, wild fermented and kept on lees for 6 months, 18% mlf. The result is a very complex chardonnay with naked power that runs wild onthe palate, needing more focus and elegance.”  93pts, 13.0%alc, Drink by 2020, $28, James Halliday 2 August 2016