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- Our Wines -

Lake's Folly's main production is focused on two wines, which consistently rate in the best of their type in Australia.
Our wines are grown, vintaged and made on the Estate.

Chardonnay

Lake's Folly Chardonnay is made from low yielding, estate-grown fruit which is barrel fermented and aged on yeast lees for eight months in French oak barriques (30–50% new). There is no secondary malolactic fermentation.
The wine cellars extraordinarily well, with many vintages living for
10+ years.
Read about our current releases below.

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2017 Chardonnay

95 / 100

Colour is light straw; the nose is showing white stone fruits with hints of yeasty brioche and some minerality. Subtle, perfectly-balanced French oak.
The palate is tight and finely structured, with an incredible acid line running through.
White peach fruits dominate, with hints of citrus.
The wine has a perfect balance of fruit to acid which will see cellaring potential for 10 - 15+ years.

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Cabernets

Lake's Folly Cabernets is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Shiraz made from low-yielding, estate-grown, hand-picked fruit. The fruit is open-fermented producing softer, more subtle tannins, and then transferred to large old casks for six months for settling, and then into small French oak barriques (new and one- and two-year-old) for approximately one year before bottling. Excellent long-term cellaring potential of up to
20 years, depending on the vintage.

Rated: Excellent – Langtons Classification of Australian Wine

2016 Cabernets

95 / 100

Deep brick red colour, the nose has aromas of red berry fruits and dark cherry, with hints of white pepper, which integrate with the perfectly balanced new and seasoned French oak.
The palate is medium-bodied; red berry fruits dominate with perfect balance of fruit sweetness. Stylish, structured elegant tannin profile and hallmark length of flavour.

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