About The Wine
Yarra Valley Chardonnay lovers, there is some serious joy to be had here.
Rising superstar winemaker Luke Lambert's 'Crudo' release always provides spectacular value for money, but no more so than in 2017 - a vintage Luke reckons may be the best he's seen.
This is made with the typical Lambert funk and flair, but with a delicious more-ishness that sets it apart from nearly all similarly priced Chardys. 94 points from Gary Walsh and hands down one of the best value Chardonnays on the market.
About Luke Lambert
Luke Lambert is one of the Yarra Valley's great winemaking talents.
His traditionally inspired winemaking gently draws out the unique voice of the special vineyards he sources fruit from. He focuses on cooler sites in the Yarra, looking for precise, streamlined expressions of Nebbiolo, Syrah and Chardonnay. These wines under his eponymous label are considered by many as benchmark wines in this country.
His Crudo label offers exceptional value for money. The Shiraz, Chardonnay and Rosé are built in a more generous style without compromising quality. They offer a brilliant balance of complexity and drinkability.
There is little doubt Luke will continue to produce some of the region’s most exciting wines over the coming years. He is a future icon of this Victorian region.