Category Archives: Chardonnay

2016 Dalrymple Cave Block Chardonnay

A couple of weeks back I wrote about a Tasmanian Chardonnay.  I commented how this variety in my home state was playing second, third or maybe even forth fiddle to other varieties.  I really hope punters start taking a closer … Continue reading

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2017 Serafino Reserve Chardonnay

I’m sure I’m not the only person who does not associate Chardonnay with McLaren Vale.  I don’t mean this in a bad way, it’s just that other varieties, mainly red, are more associated with the region.  Now, with this in … Continue reading

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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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