Mount Mary Chardonnay 2016

Annual release to mailing list is 13th October. I tasted all these 2016 wines from barrel last year with the affable Sam Middleton, who I feel, is leading this grand estate to new heights.

Gold in colour, it’s not a shy Chardonnay by half: welcome to Flavour Country. Nectarine, white flowers, fresh mint, honey and pecans, and just a pleasant amount of struck match complexity. Glossy and glycerol, sizzled butter and nuts, yet fresh and floral, flinty elements at play, grapefruity acidity, long, rich and nutty to close, yet curiously fine throughout. Love this. Real Chardonnay. I reckon it’s pretty good drinking ’round about now, too.


Tasted : Sep18
Alcohol : 13.5%
Price : $115
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2018 - 2026+
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