Commune of Buttons Basket Town White Chardonnay 2021
The Button family has been growing grapes for a couple generations now, but under the Commune of Buttons flag, they have really hit their stride, making wines that resonate of place and time. Every season sees an evolution, and a refinement to the wines, that truly speak from the heart.
Notes from Jasper below:
The intention of the Basket Town white is to blend select barrels of each parcel to find a balanced textural wine that speaks of the region. The grapes were harvested in late March with the parcels each ripening on average two weeks later than normal. This was due to a cooler ripening period and rain during harvest. Fruit for the Basket Town was directly pressed and after settling overnight each parcel fermented in barriques and hogsheads where elevage took place for 6 months on full lees. The parcels were then blended into a stainless-steel tank and aged for a further three months before bottling. The wine is saline and tightly bound, with air there is more straw and lees with a peachy lime nose – easy drinking.
Region: Adelaide Hills