Friday, 17 November 2017

Meerea Park Alexander Munro Chardonnay 2016



Handpicked, whole bunch pressed and barrel fermented in French oak - 40% of which was new.



Pasted on, it feels dense. Nougat, melted butter, yellow fleshed peach. There's good width. A touch of margarine makes an appearance on close. The longer I look at it the more I pick up a green stemminess. The fruit drives through well no less. Tangy acidity wraps it up. A Chardonnay which would partner food well.

Drink now to six years.

89/100

Region: Hunter Valley
RRP: $50
Source: Sample
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