Friday, 12 May 2017

Twisted Gum Chardonnay 2014


Granite Belt Chardonnay from a little dry grown vineyard in Ballandean.

Aromas of custard tart and lemon curd. Despite not being oaked, some creamy characters from the fruit step up. Firm in the mouth, there's a tension about its delivery - clenched fist like. Perhaps some bottle age for another couple of years will temper it. Perhaps not. Hard lemonade fruit lingers mid palate to a longish finish. Would be better with food.

Drink 2019 to 2022.

86/100

Region: Granite Belt
RRP: $25
Source: Sample
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