Giant Steps Wombat Creek Chardonnay 2019 - Cloudwine

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Giant Steps Wombat Creek Chardonnay 2019

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100% fruit sourced from the 22yr old Wombat Creek vineyard, the highest altitude vineyard in the Yarra Valley.

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100% fruit sourced from the 22yr old Wombat Creek vineyard, the highest altitude vineyard in the Yarra Valley. 

"The One That Feels Racy. Tight and lean, skeletal and firm, barely there citrus characters, mineral water, saline notes. Whips across the palate in a green, cool, almost minty breath of precise and ultra fine, needle thrust of chardonnay. Blink and you’ll miss it kind of style but has the finesse and tension many seek from Australia’s uber chardonnay revolution. Despite its attempt at acid-forged finesse, there’s just a lick or a breath of yeasty nuttiness in there too. Nicely done in its style, where laser-like precision is the motif." 94pts - Mike Bennie - WineFront

Where this wine comes from - Yarra Valley

Just 50 kilometres from Melbourne, Victoria’s Yarra Valley is a star of the wine regions surrounding the city, known as the ‘Melbourne Dress Circle’. With plenty of microclimates and sub-regions, the Yarra Valley doesn’t have a weak link. Certainly the region’s reputation has been built on the quality of its cool climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. As far as Chardonnay goes, Yarra Valley strikes the right balance of ripeness, without going over the edge. There’s white peach, lemon pith and Fuji apple supported by a fine spine of citrus-like acidity complemented by supportive oak maturation. The region’s Pinot Noir certainly produces that ethereal quality that Pinot-philes go crazy for – with lifted cherry notes, texture and length. Pinosity? It’s here in spades. Don’t discount Yarra Valley Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, which also have a long history in the region and are being recognised for producing their own unique regional styles. Game on!
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    10/19/2020
    ADAM R.
    Australia Australia
    Great winemaker making lovely wine

    A more modern upper Yarra Valley Chardonnay style. Flinty, green apple and pear, lime, white-peach and almond.

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