Monday, 20 August 2012

Wolf Blass Gold Label Adelaide Hills Chardonnay 2011

Silver Medal at the recent Royal Queensland Wine Show.

Pale straw in appearance, aromas of gentle butter, fleshy peach, stone fruits and a splinter of oak.

Light fruit weight on the palate which presents a more modern style Chardonnay without dominant oak.  All elements seem to be on the right track except for a slightly oily finish which was unexpected. Not sure what happened here, but the finish just didn't seem right to me. Was it just the bottle? I can only guess.

Summer drinking in the sun with a chicken salad.

Who: Wolf Blass
What: Chardonnay (12% alc)
Where: Adelaide Hills
When: 2011
How: $25

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