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De-Bortoli-Villages-Chardonnay-2014De Bortoli Villages Chardonnay, Yarra Valley 2014 $22

A lovely lighter bodied chardonnay of great drinkability and charm. There are grapefruit and lemon aromas, hints of passionfruit, and the palate is soft and juicy and shows minimal oak. A thoroughly modern chardonnay; great value. (12.5 per cent alcohol; screw cap.)

Score: 92 ★★★★ – view on huonhooke.com

Aging: Best now to six years.

Food: Mixed sashimi platter.

Stockists: www.debortoli.com.au (wine to be released by end February)

Ranked #5 of 24 2014 Chardonnay tasted from Yarra Valley

Price Benchmark: $36.69 Avg 92pt 2014 Chardonnay tasted from Australia

Winery Rating: 95.0 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How does this wine fit into the winery’s range?

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