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2017 Collector Tiger Tiger Chardonnay

Tumbarumba, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
$34. 99 Bottle
$419.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 3 Years (2020-2023)
ABV: 12.9%
Closure: Stelvin
Brilliant pale straw colour with a glimmer of green around the edges and a watery hue. Fresh nectarine and grapefruit aromas combine with hints of gun flint and some citrusy dried honey notes. Ripe nectarine fruits mix with dried honey characters to form a well rounded textural feel. Melon, citrus and flinty characters present in the background. Vibrant acid finish provides plenty of freshness to the long flinty, fruit driven aftertaste.
Drink over the next 2-3 years.
Alc. 12.9%

Other Reviews….
From Tumbarumba. There's a lot of matchsticky flare to the nose, so be warned, but the palate is seriously stylish and indeed powerful. This wine glistens and sparks, almost as if its quality would glow in the dark. White peach and then some, honeysuckle, fennel, a chalkiness, texture like satin. When you drink this wine you know that Australian chardonnay has come to be in a remarkable place. Drink by 2029.
96 points
Campbell Mattinson – James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion