Category Archives: Chardonnay

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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Levantine Hill – The Wines

A little while back I wrote about Levantine Hill being an extraordinary place.  Well, let me tell you, the wines are extraordinary as well.  I’ve been lucky enough to try them at cellar door (twice), at a tasting, as matching wines with … Continue reading

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2016 Taylors ‘Taylor Made’ Chardonnay

I had a bit of a scratch of the head when I tried this wine (and another of the ‘Taylor Made’ range).  I was thinking, how do Taylors keep coming up with a new range and continue to hit the … Continue reading

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