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Yabby Lake Single Block Release, Block 6 Chardonnay 2013

Country: Australia
Region: Mornington peninsula
Type: White
Producer: Yabby lake
Grape: Chardonnay
Bottle Size: 75cl
Vintage: 2013
Body: Light to medium bodied
Alcohol: 12.5%
Sweetness: Dry

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"Mendoza clone grapes are hand-picked, pressed directly into French puncheons for a wild ferment and maturation (without mlf) for 10 months. It is an exquisitely balanced wine, grapefruit and almond kernel to the fore, the finish of great length. 97 points" - James Halliday

Tasting Notes

Press Note:

The Block 6 Chardonnay is youthfully muted with nuances of green mango, yuzu zest and orange blossoms plus touches of aniseed and crushed stones. Very tart, tight-knit and restrained at this stage, it gives generous citrus flavors with minerally accents and wonderful persistence. Needs time. Drink 2016-2022. 93+ - Lisa Perrotti-Brown, eRobertParker "Nicely worked and concentrated aromas make the first impression, citrusy grapefruit and sulphides, flinty, some stone fruits too, really nicely treated in terms of the oak regime, complex and modern. The palate's brisk in terms of acidity, crisp and punchy flavours are in the melon and peach spectrum with a good dose of citrus, it's wound right back, really tight. Great balance, drive and focus, restrained and yet powerful. Drink now." 93 pts

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