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2018 The Archer Chardonnay

This is the first of our “Icon” range and the name “The Archer” comes from Kathryn’s maiden name and the fact that an archer is the central figure on the Loughlin family crest.

A big, complex nose of hazelnut, lemon meringue pie, nougat,
almond, toasty oak, coffee bean, tonka bean and a note of
gunsmoke. Concentrated and powerful, but with a fine, very long
finish, the 2018 Archer represents the pinnacle of our Chardonnay.
Made from a blend of 11 individally selected barrels, of which five
were new oak, this Chardonnay is a mix of clones, predominantly
Mendoza (55%), with 27% Clone 95 and 18% Clone 15. Although
this wine can and will be admired in its youth, this bottle will
reward careful cellaring for up to five years or more.


Gold Royal Easter Show 2020
94 Points Cameron Douglas