Archer Beau - 2017 - Brendon Keys
Nose: a slice of buttered brioche and nectarine jam, with hints of candied lemon... It’s like one of Proust’s petites madeleines! Rich and creamy on the palate, a powerful juice, with a lively finish enhanced by a touch of acidity.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2026
A 100% Chardonnay cuvée from vines planted in the village of Piccadily, in the Adelaide region of southeast Australia. The grapes are harvested by hand, direct pressed, placed in barrels, fermented with indigenous yeasts and matured for 15 months in new oak barrels. Neither filtered nor fined, it was bottled with just a micro-dose of sulphur. Only 197 bottles produced!
Brendon Keys may have the look of an overgrown teenage skateboarder, but don’t be fooled – this is a vigneron to be taken seriously! Straight out of New Zealand, Brendon first developed his sensibility as a chef before falling into the barrel... or rather the cement egg – a vessel which he particularly values for the purity and richness it brings to his wines. After studying oenology back in...All wines
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