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Savaterre Chardonnay - Beechworth

Savaterre Chardonnay 2018 - Beechworth

Vintage: 2018 | Type: Whites | Producer: Savaterre
Region: Victoria
Alc: 13.5%
Closure: Screw cap
Bottle size: 750ml

The Wine Front

$70.20: as part of any six
$78.00: single bottle
$421.20: per case of 6

On the nose it is initially subtle and nuanced. With some air the wine begins to reveal itself, beginning with some hazelnuts, gun flint, nougat and exotic white flower interlinked with citrus infused spice, saline and minerality.

Precise, powerful, complex and distinctly Savaterre.

After time the pedigree of this wine starts to really shine. It’s powerful and confident.

The palate is intensely concentrated with a frame of ripe, fine acidity. Flavours of pear, pink grapefruit, white peach, praline and toasted hazelnuts are wrapped in the core of fine acidity. Saline oyster shell and mineral texture persist through the long finish.

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Our notes

The 2018 Chardonnay soars from the glass with classy high-quality French oak [18 months] and subtle matchstick sulphide notes a feature, the oak wrapping around a core of beautiful pure fleshy white peach, fresh pear and nectarine varietal fruit infused with attractive honeycomb, grilled almond and savoury oatmeal/leesy nuances.

It’s a powerful Beechworth chardonnay yet detailed, vibrant and alive with citrusy acids and gunflint notes keeping the weighty winemaking input on its tiptoes. It really feels beautiful to drink now but will live for at least a decade. Awesome Chardonnay…!  CR 


The Wine Front
It’s tight and structured, but has generosity of flavour and sizzled hazelnut butter warmth, allied to juicy lime and stonefruit flavours. Peppermint and white flowers. Struck match, a coolness of mint and fennel, cashew, flinty texture, and a very long and powerful finish, and I’m thinking grilled lime, cinnamon spice and fresh herbs. It’s a stellar release, as far as I’m concerned. Epic. Rated : 97 Points Tasted : Jul20 Alcohol : 13.5% Closure : Screwcap Drink : 2020 - 2026+

Gary Walsh

Producers notes


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