Benchmark chardonnay

Yeringberg Chardonnay 2014, Yarra Valley, AUD $66

A beautiful, fruit-driven chardonnay with a brilliant bouquet of lemon essence, grapefruit and tropical grace notes including passionfruit. A benchmark style: the fruit is powerful and oak is nigh invisible. An utterly gorgeous drink. (Screwcap)

Score: 96 ★★★★★ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 12.5%

Ageing: drink now to nine years

Food: drink with canapes of smoked salmon and avocado

Stockists: Wine House, Southbank – Vic; Prince Wine Store, Zetland – NSW (AU). Not available in NZ

Ranked #3 of 46 2014 Chardonnay from Yarra Valley

Price Benchmark: AUD $64.91 Avg 96pt 2014 Chardonnay tasted from Australia

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