2021 Hardys Zero Alcohol Chardonnay
Hardys alcohol-free was born from our winemakers desire to push the boundaries of innovation. By carefully selecting parcels of the best wines and de-alcoholise them though revolutionary new process, retaining natural flavours and body while allowing a low sugar content.
GRAPE VARIETY: Chardonnay
COLOUR: Luminous Pale straw with tinges of green.
NOSE: Lifted aromatics of nectarine and pink grapefruit with hints of vanillin and toasty oak. Nuances of
almond, brioche and hints of ripe melon provide complexity
PALATE: Bright fruit flavours of white peach and honeydew melon combine with a juicy acidity on a medium weight,
softly textured palate. Gentle toasty oak and hints of butterscotch add further depth to the persistence of flavour. The
sweetness is perfectly balanced delivering a fine acid line that ultimately frames this truly unique wine.
VINEYARD REGION: South Eastern Australia
VINTAGE CONDITIONS: Picking at optimum maturity has resulted in wines which display vibrant bright colours with ripe flavour profiles, rounded flavoursome palates. Careful selection of oak during fermentation and extended lees
stirring has delivered a powerful and generous wine. An excellent year for white wines, resulting from a warm, dry summer season which provided deal conditions for the growing.
PEAK DRINKING: Made for immediate enjoyment
FOOD MATCH: Asian spiced Pork belly, grilled fish or honeyed haloumi skewers