More of a woody Chardonnay than the fresh, more approachable style many winemakers are now aiming for.
Aromas of peach, nectarine, buttered toast with vanilla oak cascading over the top.
The palate presented more oak than fruit. I felt I was about to swallow a stave! Some apricot flavours then made an appearance and everything was wrapped up by a gentle creaminess.
Readily available and often heavily discounted by the big chain stores for less than $10. One of the better Chardonnays out there at this price point.
Enjoy with food. I suggest some roast chicken stuffed with ricotta or a crispy butter skin.
Who: McWilliams http://www.mcwilliams.com.au/
What: Chardonnay (13.5% alc)
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