Evans and Tate
Winemaker's notes: Margaret River, located in the southwest corner of Western Australia, is one of Australia’s premier wine regions. Its unique terroir combines a maritime climate with well-drained gravel soils to produce wines of elegance, finesse and depth. Chardonnay excels in Margaret River where it is the pre-eminent white grape variety. Pale straw, showing subtle greens, the wine shows varietal aromas of stone fruits and melons with a citrus lift. Medium bodied in weight, the wine has vivid juicy pineapple and nectarine flavours complimented by a subtle spicy oak influence and a clean fresh acidity.
Recommended by: Sam Hauck
Sam's thoughts: This is a very well balanced wine; not only in terms of sugar and acid, but also in terms of fruit and oak. It has good body and a medium mouth feel. Everything in this wine is in harmony. It is a bargain at $22.00 (LDB)
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Recommended by: Ron Thorne