Wine of the Week AU

Even Keel Chardonnay 2016, Tumbarumba, AUD $35

Made by Sam Coverdale of the Mornington Peninsula winery Polperro. With its medium to light yellow colour and bouquet of butterscotch and stone fruits, this has a soft, round, ample palate and almost fluffy texture. Satisfying, generous and long-finishing. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view Huon’s original tasting

Alcohol: 12.8%

Ageing: drink now to eight years

Food: Balmain bug tails in a buttery sauce

Stockists: Polperro Wines; Candamber Fine Wine Merchants – ACT; Small Patch Wine Store, Hawthorn – Vic (AU only)

Ranked #1 of 39 2016 Chardonnay from New South Wales

Good Buy Rating: Good

Winery Rating: 94.8 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

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

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