A complex array of melon fig and cashew aromas is followed by a typically elegant and subtle palate with beautifully integrated oak. Petaluma had set a benchmark in Australian Chardonnay.
Wolf Blass White Label Chardonnay
Wolf Blass White Label Chardonnay is the flagship white wine for the prestigious Wolf Blass winery. Released as a matured wine, this award-winning Chardonnay shows aromas and flavours of white peach and just a whiff of gunflint. Great use of French oak barriques gives the wine a lovely toasty complexity with out overt woody flavours. Right at it's precise drinking optimum, simply delicious.
Paul Scorpo produces a Chardonnay of complexity and character here. Aromas of nectarine, minerals and vanilla bean give way to a mouthfeel of peach and citrus and a lovely acid backbone. A truly full-bodied Chardonnay for those who love their barrel ferment and textured styles.
Shadowfax Midhill Vineyard Chardonnay
Youthful pale straw, green edge. Lifted aromatics of guava and fig, some struck match reduction, complex and mouth watering. Shadowfax' sixth release of this single-site Midhill Chardonnay shows the quality of the vineyard and the warmth of the season. This is a very concentrated wine, with stone fruit, fig and pear flavours enhanced with texture from extended time on lees. A full and rich expression of Chardonnay from Midhill in Macedon, with similarities to Shadowfax' excellent 2008 release.
Taylors Jaraman Chardonnay
Taylors Jaraman Chardonnay has lifted, complex aromas of subtle white peach and nectarine along with secondary aromas of cream and cashew nuts from lees stirring and oak maturation. The Clare Valley component delivers mid-palate weight and richness with fleshy stone fruit flavours of yellow nectarine and white peach, while the Adelaide Hills component delivers elegance and length with restrained citrus flavours to the mid-palate.
Bromley by Wolf Blass Chardonnay
Bromley by Wolf Blass is a celebration of two truly iconic South Australians brands, this Adelaide Hills Chardonnay is vibrantly complex, packed with peach and citrus characters on the nose. And followed by creamy, well-integrated oak with balanced acidity on the finish. A beautiful elegant wine from a great region.
Devil's Lair Chardonnay
Devil's Lair is one of Margaret River's most respected wineries. This superbly structured Chardonnay displays lingering flavours influenced by top quality French oak; a beautiful textured mouth feel and tight acidity.
Sidewood Mappinga Chardonnay
Medium straw in colour this wine by Sidewood displays lifted white peach, fig, pear and pistachio nuts on the nose. This barrel fermented Adelaide Hills Chardonnay offers superbly structured characters. It is tight and lean, laced with citrus lime and tropical fruit characters. Some lovely subtle complexities from careful oak maturation on lees include nutmeg, sage spice and pistachio flavours which linger on the after taste. A lovely crisp wine now, that will benefit from some short term cellaring once bottled. Serve with Asian style broth, mushroom based dishes or Lobster bisque is a great match to this Chardonnays complexity in flavour, but finesse in structure.
Willow Bridge Estate G1-10 Geographe Chardonnay
Howard Park Chardonnay
Barrel fermentation and maturation in French oak barriques with partial malolactic has imparted texture and complexity to the minerally grapefruit flavours of this Chardonnay from WA's south-west corner.
Howard Park Chardonnay$42.80 eachIn any 6$5.71 per 100mLHistory:
94 pointsHoward Park Chardonnay 2016$42.99 eachIn cases of 12$516 total$5.73 per 100mLHistory:
Howard Park Chardonnay 2016$45.90 eachIn any 12$6.12 per 100mLHistory:
Howard Park Chardonnay 2015$48.60 each$6.48 per 100mLHistory:
Frogmore Creek Chardonnay
Frogmore Creek is a superb cool-climate Chardonnay from Tasmania that shows stonefruit and citrus varietal aromas which are enhanced by quality oak. The palate is beautifully structured with tight natural acidity. A very complex and subtle style.