Category Archives: Chardonnay

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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2017 Huntington Estate ‘Barrel Ferment’ Chardonnay

I like Chardonnay.  No surprises there. The term ‘Barrel Ferment’ will conjure up some interest I’ve no doubt regardless of its ‘sometimes use’ when it comes to Chardonnay. Respect of regional tradition is something that needs to be considered when … Continue reading

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2017 Sandergrove Estate ‘Bon Haye’ Chardonnay

Chardonnay doesn’t have to be ‘complex’ or need to have ‘layers’ to be a good one.  There are quite a few these days that are made true to the variety to simply be enjoyed with food or not.  This one … Continue reading

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2016 Gartelmann ‘Sarah Elizabeth’ Chardonnay

Chardonnay is a variety that is looked at very closely in this household let me tell you.  My wife and I are Chardonnay fans so if it makes it to these pages, it’s a winner in our eyes. I knew … Continue reading

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