Penley Estate Chardonnay 2014 (12 x 750mL), Coonawarra, SA.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049
$7.99 per Bottle
$95.88 per case

Overview

This chardonnay has been made to be crisp with fresh fruit characters and soft oak that will allow some maturation if required.

There is hand picked and whole bunch pressed which allows us to conserve the delicacy of the varietal. This winemaking technique adds a more rich, soft texture displaying roundness to the palate, great length and lingering flavours.

Penley’s style showcases varietal fruit with soft, well balanced oak.

Region:
SA - Coonawarra
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

The colour is medium yellow with touches of grapey green.

Aroma

The aroma is emphasised by melon and fresh citrus fruits with a hint of biscuity and nutty complexes achieved by aging on yeast lees and the use of soft French oak.

Palate

A finely layered palate with harmonious and sensuous flavours of melons and grapefruit. The subtle oak enhances the varietal flavours without overpowering them and leads to a silky soft finish.

Vintage
2014
Region
SA - Coonawarra
Grape Style
Chardonnay
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13.5%

Winery Profile

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Owner Kym Tolley describes himself as a fifth-generation winemaker,the family tree involving both the Penfolds and the Tolleys. He worked 17 years in the industry before establishing Penley Estate and has made every post a winner since, producing a succession of rich, complex, full-bodied red wines and stylish Chardonnays. These are made from precious estate plantings. A welcome return to form with the ’08 and ’09 reds.

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