Grosset Piccadilly Chardonnay 2011 (12 x 750mL), Adelaide Hills, SA.

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$598.80 per case
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Since the first release of Grosset Piccadilly in 1993, these wines have made a powerful statement about the potential of the Piccadilly Valley in the Adelaide Hills, a sub-region so cool that it is often considered marginal for table wine. ‘It’s a sub-region that takes time to understand’, says Grosset, ‘and the wines can be exquisite’.

From the exceptionally cool Piccadilly Valley in the Adelaide Hills, this chardonnay is deliberately restrained. Succulent white peach, melon and grapefruit characters create a mineral, focused wine that is fresh and refined, with a deep underlying complexity.

Only 600 dozen produced

SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills
South Australia

Expert Reviews

Grosset’s rieslings grab all the attention but his Adelaide Hills chardonnay is right up there among them in quality terms.

I fell quickly in love with this 2011 release though it does have a thread of acidity dangling throughout the finish. Spicy oak, dry pears, citrus and smoky, slatey notes. Grainy texture. Gorgeous in so many ways.

Rating 92+ Campbell Mattinson,, 17 February 2013

The 2011 Piccadilly Chardonnay reveals pretty green apple, white peach and lemon curd notes with a touch of creaminess. With a good concentration of citrus flavour and just a hint of oak and yeastiness, it is crisp, tight and well-balanced with a bit more mineral and citrus character than the 2010. It finishes long. Drink it now to 2017. Rating 91 - Drink: 2013 - 2017 - Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Wine Advocate (FEB/2013)

Winery Tasting Notes

There’s a delicacy about the 2011 Grosset Piccadilly Chardonnay that is rare with Australian chardonnay:


It is delightfully fragrant with white flowers and fresh herbs.


The palate is fresh, vibrant and tangy with intense white peach and nectarine flavours that show depth and purity. There’s succulence, a taut structure, and bright zesty acidity to finish. Although restrained, the wine builds in the glass.

General cellaring guide:

Enjoy now, or cellar for 3-5 years

SA - Adelaide / Adelaide Hills
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Grosset Wines is an independently owned winery producing seven highly regarded premium wines each vintage.

Established in 1981, the winery is situated in the historic township of Auburn at the southern tip of the Clare Valley, 100 kilometres north of Adelaide.

While in its third decade, annual production is capped at 10,000 cases (dozens), predominantly produced from twenty hectares of estate vineyards. Remaining small and focused has allowed Grosset to preserve the character and individuality of the wines, developing a significant international profile by producing wines deemed consistently outstanding, benchmarks in their class.

Grosset Wines’ philosophy has remained steadfast over thirty years. The emphasis is on purity of fruit. Vineyards are hand-tended, and each bunch of grapes is harvested at optimum ripeness. The winemaking process is gentle and uncomplicated. With dedication, discipline and the application of knowledge garnered through decades of experience, the result is the finest expression of variety and place.

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