In case you haven’t heard Australian wine is on a new path. In fact an old path involving local expression. Big selling Aussie brands may continue to be please-all in style but the rest of the industry is now focused on wines with individuality as opposed to sameness. Wines that deliver more than niceness.
Chardonnays are no longer just rich but offers refreshment and vigour. There’s a lively tang to tease the palate and the richness feels less showy. Each sip is more exciting than the previous one. You experience wine as opposed to a fruity/sweet drink which was the hallmark of Aussie Chardonnay. Check out the wine below with a roast of white meat and fall vegetables.
The Summers designation on the Grant Burge label honours the longtime accountant of the winery. Nice to see a backroom boy get on the label.
GRANT BURGE 10 Chardonnay ‘Summers’, Adelaide Hills, Australia 269829 $19.95