White wine

Penfolds, Yattarna Chardonnay 2017

RRP £147

The fruit on the renowned white counterpart to Grange comes from Tasmania, Tumbarumba and Adelaide Hills.

That excellent nose – full, fresh, unmistakable heft of citrus fruit. Classy on the palate, rather restrained compared to many vintages, tongue-tingling acidity and spice, pearskin and honeysuckle, and great dry, tannic length. Gago says, “We’re really pleased with it this year”. Yattarna always has restraint on the palate but this seems tightly-wound, ready to release power as it matures. One of the best Yattarnas I’ve had. I just wish I could afford it.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Chardonnay

Alcohol

13%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2020 - 2030

Origin

Country

Australia

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

The Penfolds Collection 2019

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere

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