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Leeuwin Estate Chardonnay Margaret River Art Series 2005

Winemaker's Notes:

Note: The new WINE SPECTATOR REVIEW has not released yet but we expect it to be consistent with the 2001 vintage - - 98 points! - - which sold out in 48 hours!)� Merely 100 cases of this nectar were imported and we have less than 10 case to sell so �do the math� and order now via the link below or your Wine Concierge here at Porthos!

Leeuwin Estate:
After an extensive search in 1972 to identify the most suitable Australian area for the production of premium varietal wines, Robert Mondavi singled out a small plot of land in the Margaret River region. At the time a cattle farm, Leeuwin Estate evolved under the direction of owners Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Mondavi acting as consultant and mentor. The Estate was thrust into the internation... Read more
After an extensive search in 1972 to identify the most suitable Australian area for the production of premium varietal wines, Robert Mondavi singled out a small plot of land in the Margaret River region. At the time a cattle farm, Leeuwin Estate evolved under the direction of owners Denis and Tricia Horgan, with Mondavi acting as consultant and mentor. The Estate was thrust into the international spotlight when Decanter magazine awarded their highest recommendation to the 1980 Art Series Chardonnay. Now under the direction of two generations of the founding family, the Estate is recognized as one of Australia’s leading wine producers and wine tourism pioneers. Featured three times in the prestigious category of “International Winery of the Year” by U.S. Wine & Spirits magazine, Leeuwin Estate wines nconsistently rank alongside the world’s finest. Read less

Member Reviews for Leeuwin Estate Chardonnay Margaret River Art Series

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Snooth User: HGD
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5.00 5
03/10/2010

Tasted alongside a 1er cru Chassagne this wine sings, rich, but not overpowering, great combination of fruit and oak, maybe a little more acidity would be be perfect. However this is a great bottle of wine


External Reviews for Leeuwin Estate Chardonnay Margaret River Art Series

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/26/2009

97 points - This is the most pure bred and aristocratic of all Australian chardonnays. It has awesome power, grace, depth and finesse; pure grapefruit, nectarine and peach-flesh aromas are framed by complex, toasty, grilled nuts; the palate is a... James Halliday. A Chardonnay wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2005 Leeuwin Estate Chardonnay Art Series 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/30/2010

The 2005 Art Series Chardonnay was an incredible vintage, now giving a considerable array of complex, savory, pleasantly musky / meaty aromas with some marmite, pineapple tart, orange peel and ethereal flower and earth characters. The palate is at on... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Chardonnay wine from Western Australia in Australia. 2005 Leeuwin Estate Chardonnay Art Series 750ml



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