Category Archives: Chardonnay

2017 Hughes & Hughes Chardonnay

Tasmanian varieties and styles such as Sparkling wines, Pinot Noir and Riesling have inadvertently developed a high level of popularity while varieties like Chardonnay seemed to have almost been forgotten.  Not entirely but almost. Take a whiff and flinty characters … Continue reading

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2016 Innocent Bystander Yarra Valley Chardonnay

I’m more than happy to admit to a weakness for Chardonnay.  The forgotten variety that sits lower on the popularity scale than Sav Blanc and Pinot Gris/Grigio.  Sadly, I can’t see this improving in the near or distant future.  It … Continue reading

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2016 Levantine Hill Katherine’s Paddock Chardonnay

How fitting, how appropriate, how perfect is it that the Latin meaning for Katherine is ‘pure’.  This wine is pure power, pure elegance, pure deliciousness and a pure delight to drink.  I actually don’t think I need to say anymore…but of course, … Continue reading

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2015 Patina Reserve Chardonnay

Zip-A-dee-doo-dah Zip-A-dee-A, my oh my what a wonderful Chardonnay!! This is my second Patina Chardonnay in a very short period of time and I am mighty impressed.  From start to finish, I simply could not put the glass down.  Whether … Continue reading

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2015 Patina Chardonnay

I have a lot to thank David Cumming of Define Wine for.  A few months back he introduced me to wineries and wines from areas of New South Wales I was not familiar with, didn’t have a proper appreciation for and … Continue reading

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2013 Clemens Hill Aurelia Chardonnay

When I found out this wine was named after one of the owners of Clemens Hill, Aurelia D’Ettorre (the other owner is Rob Ware and, lets face it, ‘Rob Chardonnay’ just doesn’t have the same ring to it), it still … Continue reading

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2017 Huntington Estate ‘Special Reserve’ Chardonnay

We are well into Autumn which means the warmer days are behind us, well certainly here in Tassie, so releasing a white wine now seems to me to be a tad risky.  For this reason, when this and another Huntington … Continue reading

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