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2017 Oakridge Willowlake Vineyard Chardonnay

Yarra Valley, VIC

96 points and just another absolute home run Chardonnay release from Bicknell & co. So delicious and such great value!

$38.00$29.00

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About

About The Wine

There are few Chardonnays that can go toe to toe with the Oakridge Single Vineyard Series for sheer quality compared to price.

This is a knockout from winemaker Dave Bicknell. In 2017 the Willowlake Chardonnay may be the best of a brilliant bunch.

The fruit from Willowlake was carefully picked by hand and vinified with traditional Burgundian-inspired winemaking techniques. The result is a very fine Chardonnay of the highest class.

For Yarra Chardonnay in this price bracket, this is clearly a standout purchase.

About Oakridge

Oakridge is one of the Yarra Valley's most respected wineries.

Under the direction of master winemaker Dave Bicknell, it has been a major player in defining the modern styles of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the Yarra over the last decade.

From the elite 864 range to the amazing value Over The Shoulder range, there's quality at the core of everything Oakridge puts its hand to.

Legend winemaker, Dave Bicknell
Legend winemaker, Dave Bicknell
Yarra Valley, VIC
Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Spicy, flinty, beautifully poised. This is a cracking release from Bicknell. Nervy acidity sparkles through the wine, the oak folded perfectly around the shoulders of the glistening ripe white fleshed stone fruit. Insane length. Cracking Chardonnay. - Different Drop Wine Team

96Points
The Wine Front

"Whatever you call it, this is a beauty. It’s impressiveness is immediately apparent. Strong fruit, tight lines, complex messages that stay with you. Grapefruit and flint, oatmeal and fennel. It soars. Drastically good wine." - Campbell Mattinson (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From the Producer

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 13.3%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

Delivery Information

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Pricing & Discounts

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We Also Offer Volume Discounts. It works like this:

  ORDERS OVER $149 GET FREE SHIPPING

  ORDERS OVER $299 GET A $20 DISCOUNT

  ORDERS OVER $499 GET A $40 DISCOUNT

  ORDERS OVER $999 GET A $100 DISCOUNT

This will all be automatically applied to your cart during the checkout process. So for example, if you create a cart with a total of $310, your final price at checkout will be $290. The discount will generally be applied to the first item in the cart. For very large wholesale or function orders (weddings etc) we are always happy to negotiate on a case by case basis. Don't hesitate to contact us.