The Chardonnay is restrained and elegant, showing mouth-watering citrus characters and ripe stone fruit.
The 2017 vintage provided a long ripening period with a warm summer and no damaging rains.
Hand-picked in March 2017, the fruit was whole bunch pressed, cold settled overnight and racked to barrel to ferment. No secondary fermentation and matured on lees for 6 months in French hogsheads (30% new) prior to bottling.
Hirsch Hill produce honest wines with 100% estate grown and hand harvested fruit, offering a unique taste of the cooler northern end of the Yarra Valley region.
Keen to embrace, adapt and explore new and different practices, the last few years have seen us employ the help of some of the regions top winemakers; recently borrowing the skills and knowledge of Rob Dolan. Rob’s hands-on approach to winemaking is a perfect fit for the family and the estate.
We’re a family run vineyard producing honest wines made from 100% estate grown and hand harvested fruit, offering a unique taste of the Yarra Valley.