2019 Curly Flat Chardonnay

Highly Rated
Flavour packed Chardonnay from a great vintage at one of Macedon Ranges' most iconic producers.
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
2 Reviews

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The Curly Flat Chardonnay is a staple for those who want premium Chardonnay with a more 'classic' Australian styling. It's not shy or reserved, it's a full-bodied Chardonnay proudly on display.

The wine spends 18 months in French oak on lees, building layers of creamy, toasty complexity through the pristine Chardonnay fruit grown on the Curly Flat vineyard.

It's a Chardonnay that drinks beautifully from day one but can develop well for up to a decade in the cellar.

If you're looking for Chardonnay with some style and curves, Curly Flat will be right up up your alley.

A perfumed nose of lemon & lime zest preludes the ripe yet focused white peach & nectarine stone fruits. A sense of wet stone minerality ripples throughout, providing cleansing contrast to more savoury aspects of fennel seed and lees-driven pastry notes all subtly framed by cinnamon oak spice.

Bolts of ripe white peach, preserved lemon, and grapefruit pith form the front and mid-palate before the mineral acidity pulls the palate long to showcase the fine chalk-like textures. Encapsulating the palate throughout is an assuaging creaminess driven by the 14 months on lees in 35% new French oak & 65% MLF. Overall this release is where flavour meets focus and while drinking beautifully now, it will see 10+ years in the cellar.

95 Points - "Portuguese tart, spice, grapefruit and lemon zest, maybe some nectarine. It’s a wine characterized by its creamy gloss and nougat, but with a ripcord of electric citrus acidity and tight juicy flavour. Creamy, cinnamon pastry, all the zest and tang, flecked with aniseed, and flinty river pebble things on a long finish. It’s really good, albeit very intense." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

95 Points - "Gee, this is sturdy and structured, yet appealing, with its almond croissant, lemon tart and biscuity inputs. Spicy oak lends another dimension, as do clotted cream and leesy characters, chasing juicy lemon and white nectarine. Livewire acidity drive it at every stage." - Jane Faulkner (Halliday Wine Companion)

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
Based on 2 reviews
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2 reviews
  • JF
    Justin F.
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Quality Chard

    High quality fruit

    Stone fruit Flavours with nice acid

    Slight oak

  • DE
    David E.
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    2 years ago
    Wine Knowledge Level Enthusiast
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2019 Curly Flats Chardonnay

    A beautiful smooth wine

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