2016 Shirley Chardonnay

2016 Shirley Chardonnay

2016 Chardonnay
Hunter Valley, NSW

Wonderfully rich, ripe, complex and long. Upfront fruit flavours abound of golden peach and apricot.

Wine Details

Region

Hunter Valley

Vintage

2016

Type

White Wine

Variety

Chardonnay

Volume

750mL

Alcohol Volume

13.5%

Closure

Screw Cap

Colour

Vibrant yellow/white gold in colour with opaque bright, clean hues.

Bouquet

Lifted and ripe tropical fruit aromas of paw paw, melon and hints of banana. There are also hints of flinty, almost smoky notes.

Palate

Wonderfully rich, ripe, complex and long. Upfront fruit flavours abound of golden peach and apricot. The mid palate is broad and layered showing hints of cookie dough and sweet corn. The back palate is cleansing, creamy, toasty and long.

Peak Drinking / Cellaring Potential

5-8 years

Food Matches

Roast Chicken with all the trimmings, Oven roasted whole Snapper, Sweet corn Polenta, Washed Rind cheese.

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