To Try, Buy And Put By

5th November, 2017

For almost a decade, there were sustained attacks on Chardonnay for unbalanced use of oak, often to hide poor fruit in a welter of sweetness. This is thankfully rare these days. Using oak barrels for ageing or fermenting offers rich, creamy, buttery brioche-like flavours, with hints of caramel if done well, as here. The assured winemaking here is complex and delicious, and should convince even ardent Chardonnay sceptics.

This is a breakthrough fine wine from...

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