Mount Monument 2017 Chardonnay
Mount Monument make small batch single estate wines from their high altitude vineyard on the outskirts of Romsey. At approximately 630m the vineyard's rare volcanic silica soils find expressing in their Riesling, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
The 2017 Chardonnay was a tightly structured style at bottling, showing subtle barrel ferment complexities. There are notes of roasted chestnuts, maple leaf, dried orange peel, ginger and star anise spice on the nose with clean pomelo, bosc pear and quince following on the palate, balanced by a long and fine acid finish.