Tamar Valley Chardonnay that is light (only 11% alcohol!), fresh, unoaked, layered and balanced. It drinks beautiful right at this moment and would get wonderfully with seafood, cheese or nothing at all. This fills a role between the racy Riesling or Sauv Blanc style and the fuller Chard or Pinot Gris(gio) styles.
Established in 1988 and focusing on aromatic wines. They have a long history of making wonderful wines that are about balance and nuance.
The beautiful Island south of the Australian mainland that has carved out a reputation for quality sparkling wine and Pinot Noir. Tasmania’s cooler climate regions and longer growing season make it perfect for aromatic styles of wine. A wealth of quality focussed producers have held lift the status of the whole island.
The grape that you can plant anywhere, in any climate and do anything to and it will still taste like an OK wine. When people hit the sweet spot of site, climate, cropping and winemaking, Chardonnay becomes a magical wine that will age gracefully but charm you at any age. Chardonnays can range from cool climate lean and citrusy to warmer climate tropical and overt. Oak and lees can add flavouring as can malolactic fermentation.