Grant Burge Summer Chardonnay

I'd say 95% of the time the wine bottle back label is a waste of a moments read. In this instance I read as a post bottle finishing curiosity. The wine itself weighed in much higher than my expectations, with lovely creamy, lemony and fine butterscotch aromas. In the mouth the acidity is mouth tinglingly good with complex flavours of lemon grass and sweet pear. Really enjoyable. The flavours recede slowly like the moment of peace at the end of a massage.  Very pleasant all round.

Hence I bothered to read the back label. This wine is a blend of grapes picked from from two different high altitude vineyards located in the Eden Valley and Adelaide Hills.

The rest of the label is par for the course but pretty accurate. Overall it is a well made wine and one that I'd quietly smile at if I saw served during someone else's dinner party or even my own!

£15.99 Eagle Wines, Le Canon Wines, Partridges of Sloane Street,North & South Wines, Field & Fawcett

Nick Breeze
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