Brash Higgins - 2015 Bloom

2015 Bloom

Variety
Chardonnay
Region
Mclaren Vale, SA
Abv
15%
Volume
750ml

A brave yet well rewarded step into the world of oxidative winemaking from the talented Brad Hickey. From the surface, this wine has spent most of its life in a deep state of stillness. However, beneath the veil of flor there’s much activity, slowly eating the Chardonnay’s alcohol, oxygen and volatile acidity, producing metabolites that aren’t replicated in any other reaction. Enough science! More wine! Brazil nut, crunchy green apple, salt reminiscent of getting dumped by a wave and loads of...Read More...

A brave yet well rewarded step into the world of oxidative winemaking from the talented Brad Hickey. From the surface, this wine has spent most of its life in a deep state of stillness. However, beneath the veil of flor there’s much activity, slowly eating the Chardonnay’s alcohol, oxygen and volatile acidity, producing metabolites that aren’t replicated in any other reaction. Enough science! More wine! Brazil nut, crunchy green apple, salt reminiscent of getting dumped by a wave and loads of turmeric. Like opening the door to a cave of wonders only to find the dragon has left a feast behind. One for the Jura lovers, or just one for the lovers. 

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