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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

Penfolds

Region:

Australia

Appellation:

South Eastern Australia

Grape Type:

Chardonnay

Yattarna, Chardonnay, 2015

Tasting Note:

Tasmania’s assertion that they have the ideal conditions for top-quality Chardonnay is becoming ever more authoritative, and this year the fruit for Yattarna, the top white in the collection, is 84% Tazzy, with the rest coming from the Adelaide Hills. Cool and tightly wound on the nose, white peaches, lemongrass and a touch of reduction. Intense and racy on the palate with layered, phenolic textures, toast, red apple and fine lines of ripe acidity. Matured for eight months in 65% new French barriques.

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