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The Plan Chardonnay
McGuigan The Plan Chardonnay has a soft, smooth and creamy palate with tropical fruit, melon and a hint of vanilla oak.
RegionSouth Eastern Australia
Grape Varieties100% Chardonnay
- 90 PointsBest Buy
BackgroundThe Plan is a unique range of wines that are vibrant and fruit-driven with a spine of elegant acidity. Innovative and of high-quality, The Plan from McGuigan Wines are varietally true with a distinct sense of place. Grapes for The Plan are sourced from top quality vineyards all over South Eastern Australia, including McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek and Barossa Valley. Synonymous with Australian winemaking all over the work, the McGuigan family has been tending vines in the Hunter Valley since 1880.
VinificationChardonnay grapes were harvested at night, then crushed and pressed. The resulting juice is then clarified before being fermented in stainless steel tanks using select yeast strains. Light use of oak gives the wine depth, weight and complexity.
ColorPale yellow to straw.
NoseRich stone fruit, lychee and subtle fresh citrus aromas are complemented with a touch of vanilla and coconut.
PalateSoft, smooth and creamy palate with tropical fruit, melon and a hint of vanilla oak.
AnalysisAlcohol: 12.5 %pH: 3.35RS: 9 g/LTA: 5.5 g/L
Serving SuggestionsA great accompaniment to most food, particularly creamy pasta and succulent roast chicken dishes.