Wine d'Arenberg, "The Stump Jump" Lightly Wooded Chardonnay
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Reviews of purchase d'Arenberg, "The Stump Jump" Lightly Wooded Chardonnay
Wine of golden color with greenish reflections.
Fresh and delicious taste of wine is excellent creamy texture, hints of spice, fruit and oak.
Very fragrant wine is filled with flowering tones of citrus, white peaches and nectarines.
Great wine as a separate drink, combined with fresh fish, salads and grilled chicken.
The range of wines, to which the white wine "The Stump Jump" Lightly Wooded Chardonnay, called "Stumpies". It is ideal for exploring the wines "d'Arenberg". It consists of fine wines "every day", which differ gastronomichnostyu - the ability to be combined with a variety of dishes, and are suitable for any occasion.
Label design series reflects the humor of the brand "d'Arenberg". It is made in the style of the table to check vision and is designed to determine the degree of sobriety: if you hold the bottle at arm's length and can read the bottom line, you can afford another glass.
"Stump Jump" - is the name of a unique South Australian invention of the XIX century - a special plow for plowing the land under vines. His device allowed plowshares to jump over bumps and very long, extending to the surface of the roots of the eucalyptus. Hence the name - "Stump" means "stump" and "Jump" is translated as "jumping." With such a plow first settlers in the Valley McLaren at the end of the XIX century treated the oldest vineyards in the region.
"The Stump Jump" Lightly Wooded Chardonnay is produced from crops, carefully selected from vineyards in McLaren Vale and Adelaide Hills. Berries gently choke, then gently squeezed grape juice. 60% of the juice is fermented in old barrels of French and American oak, allowing the taste of wine appear notes of spices. After completion of the fermentation, the wine is blended, for assemblyazha selected those parties best able to convey delicate fruity style of Chardonnay.
History "d'Arenberg" - one of the most significant wineries in McLaren Vale - began in 1912 when Joseph Osborn purchased 25 hectares of vineyards in the hills north of Bellevue. Son of Joseph - Francis, increased the area to 78 hectares of vineyards and, before the end of construction in 1928, private wineries, harvest sold to local winemakers, and later established his own production of dry red and fortified wines.
His son - Francis d'Arenberg Osborne, known as d'Arrest, 16 years after leaving school in 1943, joined his father, and in 1957 completely took over the management of a winery. In 1959, he launches under its own brand "d'Arenberg", named after his mother - Frances Helena d'Arenberg. Wine immediately received cult status from connoisseurs, critics and judges. In 2004, Francis d'Arenberg Osborn was awarded the Order of Australia for his contribution to the wine industry in the region McLaren Vale. Francis is very proud of its achievements in the creation of great wines, commonly known as "red band" because of the distinctive red diagonal stripes, which adorns the labels of wines "d'Arenberg".
The representative of the fourth generation - Chester d'Arenberg, after graduating from college Rouzvort and gain practical experience in a number of Australian and European wine regions, took the reins "d'Arenberg" as chief winemaker in 1984. He immediately began to return to the traditional practice of family vineyards growing grapes: at minimum cost and without artificial pollination, irrigation to the extent possible, with very low yields. Winemaking processes of the past have been preserved, unique wines are made in small batches and perfectly convey the nature of class and a true taste of the region's wines Valley McLaren.
"Chester Osborn, as the creator of the wide range of wines, other than impeccable quality, almost deserves credit for what he has managed to create in this price range. If you are a fan of Australian wines, wines D'Arenberg - this is exactly what we should endeavor, since that can offer you Osbournes has a broad mind and the same character. In short, praise, which the owner of the winery and winemaker Chester Osborn receives not only from the magazine The Wine Advocate, but in reality, and from all over the world completely deserved "- Robert Parker," The Wine Advocate ", August 2003.