Category Archives: Chardonnay

2017 Robert Stein Reserve Chardonnay

I read an article recently by the learned Winsor Dobbin about Chardonnay (link here).  It is a very good read.  I have to admit to liking those buttery monsters, at the time, but I moved on.  As much as the … Continue reading

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2017 Castle Rock Estate ‘Diletti’ Chardonnay

1979; 40 years ago.  That was the first time I visited Western Australia, affectionately known as WA.  I won’t mention how old I was, but what I can say is, I wasn’t old enough to drink alcohol.  I can’t remember … Continue reading

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2018 Huntington Estate Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

Chardonnay is not just a white wine.  I mean, it is a white wine but it’s a deserved white wine.  By deserved, I mean treated how it deserves to be treated.  I’m talking the right weather, proper glassware and the … Continue reading

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2017 Windowrie Family Reserve Chardonnay

Here we are half way through March and the weather is still being very kind to us.  Even here in Hobart we are having glorious sunny days and warm evenings, extending the use of our outdoor dining area into the … Continue reading

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Clemens Hill Vineyard & Wines

My wife and I are ‘view’ people.  By that I mean we like a view of most things, whether it be the ocean, rivers, mountains, valleys or vineyards.  Speaking of views, valleys and vineyards, you need to make an appointment (by … Continue reading

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2016 Sidewood Estate Mappinga Adelaide Hills Chardonnay

I’m pretty sure I have previously and unashamedly mentioned that I am an Aussie Chardonnay fan.  I have to admit to being bias towards those from my home state, but I’m lucky enough to have tried excellent examples from Coonawarra, … Continue reading

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2017 Gartelmann Wines ‘Lisa’ Reserve Chardonnay

Balance is a term that gets used a lot these days.  Balanced diet, balance the books, work/life balance, bank balance to name but a few (the ones that seem to be reminded of on a regular basis).  There is one … Continue reading

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