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santolin-willowlake-chardonnay-2015Santolin Willowlake Vineyard Chardonnay 2015, Yarra Valley, AUD $40

The bouquet is discreet, with nutty, toasty, savoury complexities while the palate is restrained, refined, understated but intense, and finishes with impressive persistence. An excellent wine with marvellous detail, which will only grow as it ages. (Screwcap)

Score 95 ★★★★★ – view on HuonHooke.com

Alcohol: 13.7%

Ageing: Drink now to 10 years

Food: Steamed prawns with beurre blanc

Stockists: Santolin Wines; Vintage Blue, Sydney (NSW); Winestyle at Botanical (Vic.)

Ranked #2 of 25 2015 Chardonnay tasted from Yarra Valley

Price Benchmark: AUD $51.60 Avg 95pt 2015 Chardonnay tasted from Australia

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How the wine fits in the winery’s range?

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