2017 Vinden Headcase Single Barrel Chardonnay

Hunter Valley, NSW

Powerful, richly flavoured Hunter Chardonnay, from a young Hunter renegade. Very limited.



About The Wine

This is the best Chardonnay young Angus Vinden could make in 2017 and he absolutely nailed it.

This was a single barrel of his best Chardonnay which spent 7months in new French oak before being transferred to older oak for the rest of its maturation. Angus wants a Chardonnay that tastes like classic Hunter Chardonnay and he's got it.

This is ripe, luscious and deliciously decadent. 

Miss Chardonnay with some curves? Check this baby out!

About Vinden Estate

Young Angus Vinden is the owner/winemaker of this much-loved Hunter Valley winery.

Having taken the reins from his father just a few years ago, Gus is reimagining his family's wine label with a string of exciting, modern wines coming out of his cellar.

He sources fruit from some of the Hunter's greatest vineyards, focusing on Semillon and Shiraz primarily as well as turning out a very good Tempranillo.

He's one of the young guns of the Hunter Valley that should have a close eye kept on him. His wines are on the up!

Angus with his hound
Angus with his hound
Hunter Valley, NSW

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"From twenty barrels a single one is chosen. A bold, unashamed style, done well. Rich perfume of ripe citrus, apple, toast and caramel. Juicy in the palate, fleshy-textured, ample yet flavoursome with citrus, apples, light honey but all very fresh and frisky.It’s very well balanced, even with it’s sense of generosity, and feels like a wine that will honey-and-toast up with cellar time. Very nicely done, very good drinking." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

Additional Info

From The Producer

From Summerville Vineyard in Broke, which is theoretically a ‘cooler site’, and the last pick of the season for Vinden.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 13.0%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2025
Bottle Size : 750ml
Production : 1 Barrel


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