Hill Chard

Cost: $19.95 (Clearance price: $15.75)
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Category: White wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: Australia
Region: Eden Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Hill-Smith Estate
Alcohol: 13% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Light gold in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose.

A nice cool climate Chard from Aussy land that has the right balance of fruit, oak, alcohol and price

Positives: This wine features light oak, lemon-lime, honeydew melon, pear, green apple, & limestone. Medium minus body and with good acidity & a long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now or over the next 3 years on its own or pair it with Waldorf Salad.

Interesting Point: I like seeing an Aussy Chard fermented in oak, but have only 13% alcohol.

Tasted: 5 February 2014

Best Buy

Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 (Clearance Price 9.5/10) Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO: 361584

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