Giant Steps Chardonnay Yarra Valley Tarraford Vineyard 2010

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Nose: Fresh cream, white peacharines, river stones, spearmint, curry leaf, muesli. Palate: Lush with beautiful chalki...

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Very good, rich chardonnay. Colour: Nice golden colour. Aroma: Ripe Melon, with some vanilla Taste: Good acidity and stone fruit. Read more

Pale yellow. Complex, intensely perfumed bouquet displays mineral-accented citrus and pear, with a strong iodine note and mounting spiciness. Juicy... Read more

Coming from a single vineyard planted in 1997, the 2010 Sexton Vineyard Chardonnay received no malo-lactic, was fermented with wild yeast in barrel... Read more

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Snooth User: John Andrews
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Vintage: 2006 12/08/2008

Very good, rich chardonnay. Colour: Nice golden colour. Aroma: Ripe Melon, with some vanilla Taste: Good acidity and stone fruit.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/19/2012

Pale yellow. Complex, intensely perfumed bouquet displays mineral-accented citrus and pear, with a strong iodine note and mounting spiciness. Juicy and light on its feet, offering energetic lime and orange flavors underscored by smoky minerality. ... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Chardonnay wine from Victoria in Australia. 2010 Giant Steps Chardonnay Sexton Vineyard 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

Coming from a single vineyard planted in 1997, the 2010 Sexton Vineyard Chardonnay received no malo-lactic, was fermented with wild yeast in barrel and matured 11 months in new (25%) and older French oak barriques. It offers pronounced aromas of ripe... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Chardonnay wine from Victoria in Australia. 2010 Giant Steps Chardonnay Sexton Vineyard 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2008 11/23/2011

Light yellow-gold. Wild, highly perfumed bouquet of pear, orange rind, honey, jasmine, iodine and truffle, with a smoky overtone. Broad, palate-staining orchard fruit flavors reach every nook and cranny of the palate, with spicy citrus notes adding l... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Chardonnay wine from Victoria in Australia. 2008 Giant Steps Chardonnay Sexton Vineyard 750ml


Winemaker's Notes:

Nose: Fresh cream, white peacharines, river stones, spearmint, curry leaf, muesli. Palate: Lush with beautiful chalkiness. Great approach, crisp and punchy acidity. Granny Smith skins, green mango, Arrowroot biscuits. Food: Middle Eastern foods, grilled spatchcock, aged swiss cheese.

Nose: Fresh cream, white peacharines, river stones, spearmint, curry leaf, muesli. Palate: Lush with beautiful chalkiness. Great approach, crisp and punchy acidity. Granny Smith skins, green mango, Arrowroot biscuits. Food: Middle Eastern foods, grilled spatchcock, aged swiss cheese.

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