Louis Jadot Chablis 1er Cru Les Fourchaumes 2016, Burgundy, AUD $90-$100
I was recently sent two Forrest Collection Marlborough chardonnays from the 2012 and 2013 vintages. Both are currently available.
Suckfizzle has for some time been a flagship brand of Stella Bella; what was less understood is that it’s always been a single-vineyard wine.
Central Otago winemaker Quartz Reef has been making some of the country’s best bottle-fermented sparkling wine for more than 20 years.
Topper’s Mountain Bricolage Blanc 2015, New England, AUD $30
Attention to detail in the vineyard and thoughtful winemaking has produced consistent top end chardonnays from this long-established family wine producer in Kumeu.
Yabby Lake chief winemaker Tom Carson, one of Australia’s most lauded winemakers and a senior wine show judge, has many runs on the board as a maker of pinot noir, chardonnay and other varietals.
This week’s New & Noteworthy is a reminder that Treasury Wine Group serves up a lot of very inexpensive everyday drinking wines that are well-made and great value for money.
Giles Cooke MW is the man behind Thistledown, a brand which specialises in South Australian grenache.
Gratien & Meyer Crémant de Loire Brut NV, AUD $26