2018 McHenry Hohnen Hazel Vineyard Chardonnay

Highly Rated
Tense and linear Margaret River Chardonnay, certified biodynamic. Pristine and energising.

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Beautiful example of pure and precise Margaret River Chardonnay from the McHenry Hohnen team.

Fruit is all from the certified biodynamic Hazel's Vineyard at the southern end of the region, a relatively cool site with the influence of the Southern Ocean shining through.

Opens up a little reductive but with time it reveals vibrant citrus, grapefruit flavours, moving into richer stone fruits. A supremely satisfying and refreshing palate with a terrific acid and mineral spine.

We'd be happy to showcase this to the world as a great expression of quality Australian Chardonnay.

A lifted bouquet of mandarin peal and lemon curd leap from the glass with graphite and struck match adding layers of complexity. Creamy and textured this Chardonnay’s purity of flavour is well balanced with succulent acidity which is typical of the vintage. This wine has plenty of nerve and energy complemented by impressive length.</p.

96 Points - "This single vineyard series is full of stars but this is arguably the brightest of them. In the intensity of fruit and the corresponding length of flavour. It attacks straight up and simply doesn't let go. It's polished and tidy but boy does its motor hum." - Campbell Mattinson (Halliday Wine Companion)

96 Points - "Pale to medium straw-yellow colour in the glass. The nose lifts with flint minerality, bacon fat and nectarines. The palate explodes with power, but almost instantaneously that power is compressed again by incredibly taut acid which brings laser-like focus and drives it very long. As it slowly unfurls softer savoury elements, smoke and nuts show themselves, but that acid drive is never far away. A serious exercise in power and precision." Stuart Knox (The Real Review)

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