Origin- Adelaide Hills, Australia Grapes: Chardonnay
This wine opens with intense aromas of white flowers, nectarine and citrus. Aiming for elegance, restraint and the ability to age, the acidity is bright and there is generosity of flavour.
Shaw + Smith own two vineyards in the Adelaide Hills, at
Balhannah and Lenswood, totalling 55 hectares. The vineyards are
planted to varieties that perform particularly well in the region,
namely Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Shiraz. This
wine is sourced from Piccadilly, Lobethal and their Lenswood
Vineyards, at 455– 500 metres elevation. Undulating with east and
west facing aspects, the soils are brown loams over clay with
broken shale on the ridges. The Lenswood vineyard was planted in
Established in 1989 by Martin Shaw and Michael Hill Smith MW, Shaw + Smith's aim is to make contemporary, high quality wines that stand among the best of their type in Australia.
The wines are made exclusively from fruit grown in the Adelaide Hills, one of Australia's coolest and most exciting regions. Shaw + Smith specialise in grape varieties suited to cooler climates, such as Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, and also make outstanding wines from Shiraz and Pinot Noir.