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Penfolds 'Koonunga Hill' Chardonnay 2015

Member Review by Maija987:

Super light. Sour, harsh end notes

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Penfolds Koonunga Hill:
Koonunga Hill is a wine produced by Penfolds, one of Australia’s most famous wineries. The wine is named for the location of one of their Barossa Valley vineyards, first produced by winemaker Don Ditter in 1976 as a Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon blend. Today, Chief Winemaker is Peter Gago, and the range consists of the flagship blend as well as single varietal Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, a Cabernet/Merlot blend and Chardonnay. 

Member Reviews for Penfolds 'Koonunga Hill' Chardonnay

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Snooth User: Maija987
149708048
1.50 5
Vintage: 2011 05/05/2014

Super light. Sour, harsh end notes


Snooth User: Grape Juice
28390381
0.00 5
Vintage: 2004 06/24/2007

A butter bomb on a diet, the 2004 vintage from Penfold’s affordable Koonunga Hill line is a trimmer version of oaked chardonnay that cuts the fat, while still managing to dole out deliciously dangerous levels of aroma and flavour. Small barrique aging has led to a liberal dollop of oak spice, char, and buttered popcorn on the nose. Melon, apple crisp, and vanilla are added to the mix on the palate, which nonetheless manages to seem pleasantly tight and restrained. Low in flab, high in character.


Snooth User: Grape Juice
28390381
4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 06/24/2007

Four glasses


Snooth User: doba
3651137
3.00 5
Vintage: 2002 11/29/2007

Three glasses


External Reviews for Penfolds 'Koonunga Hill' Chardonnay

External Review
Vintage: 2013 02/24/2010

Penfolds Koonunga Hill Chardonnay Aktionspaket: Jahrgang: 20Inhalt: 6 x 0,75 LRegion: Weingut: Rebsorte: Restzucker: Restsäure: Alkoholgehalt: Weinpakete


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Delivering lots of flavor for few dollars, this white refreshes with its lively pear and citrus character, nicely focused to balance with gentle acidity, finishing with plenty of flavor. Drink now.


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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2008 11/18/2011

Schöne leuchtende Farbe, frisches Bouquet nach Melonen und Nektarinen duftend. Weicher und sauberer Abgang. Ein sehr angenehm zu trinkender Wein.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Elegant, lifted white peach fruit notes and lovely "bread and butter pudding" complexity.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Soft, easy, tropical and sweet from beginning to end. This is just the no-brainer that people who want an inexpensive Aussie Chard are looking for. A good quaff.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

A refreshingly crisp, dry white wine featuring grapefruit and honey-like flavors.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Round, with pear and pepper flavors, echoing softly. Drink now.


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