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Leeuwin Estate Art Series Chardonnay 2014

Tasted alongside the 2015 Giaconda Chardonnay, two of the big boys of Australian Chardonnay. Very interesting.

It’s thick with spicy cedar oak, yes, but you taste and swallow, and the length of flavour is just staggering. Oak, fruit power, and length is the Leeuwin formula, with bottle age the key to unlocking it. As at now there’s clove spice, ginger and cedar oak, nashi pear, Tiny Teddies, melon and white flowers. It’s full bodied, spicy and smooth, intense and quite flinty, with cool integrated acidity, and a startlingly long finish. Very much a classic Leeuwin here. Perhaps one of their best.


Tasted : May17
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $99
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2019 - 2034
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