- Chardonnay - White Australian Wine
- This full bodied, creamy Chardonnay has delicate white peach flavours and subtle hints of citrus. These are combined with a toasty vanilla oak to give an elegant structure and a refined finish. This wine can be enjoyed now but will also benefit from being cellared for 4-5 years.
- Sir Ian Botham is arguably one of the greatest cricketers that England has ever produced, and some say 1976 was one of his best years in the sport. This was the first time he scored 1000 runs in one season, achieved his first century and was first selected to play for his country at the tender age of 20. It's also the first time he played grade cricket for the illustrious Melbourne Cricket Club. Now nurturing one of his other great passions in life, he brings you this Margaret River Chardonnay in celebration of that year.
- Wine of Margaret River, Australia
- Pack size: 75cl
- Contains Sulphites, Milk
- This full-bodied, creamy Chardonnay has delicate white peach flavours and subtle hints of citrus. These are combined with a toasty vanilla oak to give an elegant structure and a refined finish.
Region of Origin
Type of Closure
Sir Ian Botham OBE
- Fermentation is carried out in both French oak barrels and tanks over a 2 to 3 week period. After that, the wine is lees stirred for several months, and allowed to undergo a partial malo-lactic fermentation. This allows the wine to develop in complexity and contributes a buttery character and creaminess to its flavour profile. This is then followed by maturation in barrels and tank for the next eight to nine months.
- During Sir Ian Botham's long career in International cricket, he spent time nurturing one of his non-sporting passions; wine and the art of making it. In the making of these wines, Sir Ian worked alongside some of the most renowned winemakers in his favourite regions of Australia. He often says that these are wines he would have on his own table and he firmly believes they represent exceptional value and flavour.
- This chardonnay has been crafted by blending parcels of wine from the prestigious Margaret River region in Western Australia and is a celebration of one of Sir Ian's most memorable years in the game. Some say 1976 was one of his best years in the sport. It was the first time he scored 1000 runs in one season, achieved his first century and was first selected to play for his country at the tender age of just 20.
- This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 5 years
Wine of Australia
Name and address
- Bottled by:
- Pinnacle Drinks,
- Stockwell Road,
- SA 5353,
- Benchmark Drinks Ltd,
- NN16 8NQ,
- Benchmark Drinks Ltd,
- NN16 8NQ,
Lower age limit
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