OF THE WEEK
Chardonnay 2011, Eden Valley
a ripper of a wine that'll have you thinking again about Aussie
the cooler Eden Valley region, the grapes for the Heggies are sourced
from high altitude vineyards, where the rocky and well-drained soils
provide the ideal environment for Chardonnay.
Heggies is a real class act – at 12.5% it's elegant and balanced,
with beautiful poise and a marvellously long finish. Definitely not
the usual Aussie offering!
handling of oak gives the wine a subtle toasty and nutty character,
without overshadowing the crisp minerality and refreshing acidity.
There's a great purity of fruit, with stone and citrus fruits coming
to the fore. The mouthfeel is rounded and soft, making this a most
you're looking for a better value alternative to white Burgundy, this
may well be the answer!
any 2 Aussie wines, save 20%