"Top shelf Chardonnay" - 2018 Tiers Vineyard Chardonnay

Author: 
Campbell Mattinson
Source: 
Wine Front
Review Date: 
January 2020

The chardonnay vines on the Tiers Vineyard in the Piccadilly Valley are all now well over 30 years old though some were planted in the late 1970s. Dramatically concentrated but long and elegant. Essence of the variety. White peach and pear, chalk and honeysuckle, sweet cedarwood, toast. It all gathers and then soars through the finish. Top shelf chardonnay without a doubt. Will be better again in a year or two.
95 points