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2019 Punt Road Chardonnay

Yarra Valley, VIC

Round and flavourful Yarra Valley Chardonnay at a great price.

$22.00

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It’s sunshine and picnics, with a wee bit of savoury stuff in the aftertaste. Value. Value. Value.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Tim Shand's wines at Punt Road have become a known as some of the best value you are likely to find in the Yarra Valley.

Here we have 100% estate grown Chardonnay, aged in 20% new oak, from another excellent Yarra season in 2019.

Tim's aim with this wine is to give plenty of Chardonnay pleasure without asking a hefty price tag. The flavours are ripe, there is ample support from the oak.

It's a great value Chardonnay for those who like a slightly rounder style from the Yarra Valley.

About Punt Road

Punt Road are one of the movers and shakers of the Yarra Valley.

With a focus on premium Estate grown wines, a beautiful cellar door, and more than reasonable pricing, these guys have accumulated a great following.

Tim Shand is the winemaker and his creativity and skill are the perfect matches for the stunning fruit yielded off the Punt Road Estate in Coldstream Hills.

Punt Road winery
Punt Road winery
Yarra Valley, VIC
Additional Info

From The Producer

The wine is purely off the old blocks of the Napoleone vineyard, planted between 1987 and 2001 using the I10V1 clone. So much flavour this year, a top tier Yarra Valley chardonnay vintage.  Fruit harvested from Napoleone Blocks 2 and 11A both of which have grey loam on clay base and are South-East facing.  The fruit was crushed to the press to maximise flavour and solids.  Rough racked to puncheons (20% new) for natural ferment with all the solids.  40% of the wine went through malolactic fermentation.  Lees stirred monthly. Bottled in November 2018.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 13%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

Tim Shand, Winemaker
Tim Shand, Winemaker
Yarra Valley, VIC
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

92Points
The Wine Front

"Oh, it’s juicy and flavoursome, fresh pineapple with some rice pudding kind of thing, dusted with a little cinnamon, but it’s also quite tight and controlled, some flint and citrus, good line, a pretty long finish of tang and flinty feels. It’s sunshine and picnics, with a wee bit of savoury stuff in the aftertaste. Value. Value. Value. And it’ll likely be better again with a bit more time in bottle." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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