Borachio - 2021 Carbonic Chardonnay

2021 Carbonic Chardonnay

Variety
Chardonnay
Region
Adelaide Hills, SA
Abv
11.7%
Volume
750ml

Carbonic Chardonnay? Ummm. What? Something worked. Two weeks locked inside, bubbling away, then pressed to tank. The lack of oxygen during the ferment means you have to be prepared for that reductive POP when you open a bottle but then hey, hey, HEY! It’s tropical fruit bowl served in the hotel lobby kind of luxury. Perfect friend to spicy eats, or a wine you want to keep open for five days. If you can’t take the reduction to begin with, thoroughly decant. Bless. One of the more delightful d...Read More...

Carbonic Chardonnay? Ummm. What? Something worked. Two weeks locked inside, bubbling away, then pressed to tank. The lack of oxygen during the ferment means you have to be prepared for that reductive POP when you open a bottle but then hey, hey, HEY! It’s tropical fruit bowl served in the hotel lobby kind of luxury. Perfect friend to spicy eats, or a wine you want to keep open for five days. If you can’t take the reduction to begin with, thoroughly decant. Bless. One of the more delightful duos in the Adelaide Hills are Mark and Alicia and their baby, Borachio. They got their start helping out James Erskine at Jauma, but then swiftly and smoothly found themselves crafting their own fun and flirty creations. The collection of wines is a see-saw of priorities - the fun and the frivolous versus the thoughtful and the curious. The one thing that unites them? They’re bloody good drinkin’. 

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