Coldstream Hills Chardonnay, Yarra Valley 2013 $35 Value: good

Honeydew melon, pear and a light patina of nuttiness from barrel fermentation. It’s delicate but has intensity, focus and length. A refined, lightly oaked chardonnay that will take some age well. Now to seven years. 13 per cent alcohol. 90/100 – Huon’s Wine 360

Food: sautéed mushrooms

Stockists: Wassail Cellars St Ives; Porters Liquor Northwood (Sydney); Nillumbik Cellars, Boccaccio Cellars and Templestowe Cellars (Melbourne).

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