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De Bortoli Willowglen Chardonnay 2017

Special Price $15.00 Regular Price $17.00
A dry, medium-bodied chardy with a touch of oak to knit lashings of stonefruit into a tight finish. Very table-friendly wine built for dinners, it will play very nicely with grilled tuna and roasted chicken. Sorry, this product is not available individually.
De Bortoli Willowglen Chardonnay
Wine Specs
Variety
Chardonnay
Region
Riverina, NSW
Vintage
2017
Winery
De Bortoli
Winemaker
Sarah Fagan
Body
Light
Sweetness
Dry
Drinking Window
Now
Alcohol %
13
Closure
Screwcap
Size
750 mL
Biodynamic
No
Organic
No
Vegan Friendly
No

Made for immediate consumption this generous wine is jam packed with peachy fruit, with a splash of vanilla oak making for a tight finish.

Fruit comes from the Riverina region in New South Wales, as part of the De Bortoli range of vineyards.

Chardonnay

Variety

Chardonnay

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Chardonnay
Chardonnay
Chardonnay sits on the fence of many a wine enthusiast. Versatile, kind in nature and oh so compliant, however for most it's still dressed in attire that's so distinctly... 90s. Shoulder pads, overalls and bike shorts saw this particular version of white wine with such a wooded vengeance, we were practically asking the chefs to take the butter out of the meals to make way for it. Thankfully however, times are a changin'. Underneath all that 90s getup reveals elegance and sophistication and Australia is doing its bit to make Chardy interesting again.
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