Category Archives: Chardonnay

2016 Hoddles Creek Yarra Valley Chardonnay

The talk around town is that Riesling seems not to be getting the attention it deserves.  I think I read where it was referred to as the ‘noble white grape’…which is fine,  I get that.  However, I think there needs … Continue reading

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2016 Ridgemill Estate Chardonnay

How good is this wine.  Not only because of it’s quality but it’s versatility.  I was lucky enough to enjoy a bottle of this with Christmas Lunch. As is always the case, there is a heap of different meats, vegies … Continue reading

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2017 Pig in the House Organic/Biodynamic Chardonnay

If someone said to me, “When you’re in New South Wales, make sure you visit Cowra.  There’s some nice wines coming out of there,” it would be met with a rather quizzical look and a raised eyebrow.  Hold that thought. … Continue reading

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2016 Domaine Dawnelle Unoaked Chardonnay

Disclaimer first up.  I helped Michael O’Brien at the Taste of Tasmania when he had a couple of staff that were not able to assist him pour tastings and sell his wine.  I tried this wine prior to this event. … Continue reading

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2015 Domaine Dawnelle Gloria Chardonnay

Michael O’Brien is the man behind Domaine Dawnelle.  Well he’s also the man in front and to the left and to the right of Domaine Dawnelle.  He does everything.  Well, I think he does because every time I see something … Continue reading

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2016 Rowlee Single Vineyard Orange Chardonnay

Rowlee?  I have no idea where the name originated…and…it doesn’t matter.  The wine speaks for itself.  What must be highlighted is the vineyard sits at the same level as if you were three parts the way up Mount Wellington/Kunanyi in … Continue reading

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2016 Robert Stein Mudgee Reserve Chardonnay

This may cost me dearly, but I had not heard of Robert Stein or his wines until I received an email from Dave Cummings of Define Wine.  Apart from the name, the other thing about this wine that poked my … Continue reading

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