2019 Sorrenberg Chardonnay

    Beechworth, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
    $74. 99 Bottle
    $899.88 Dozen
    ABV: 13.4%
    Closure: Cork

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    Time for ye olde cliche of ‘needs little introduction’. My most recent visit (early 2020) to Sorrenberg gave me a little window into the wine’s future and I was pleased…

    It’s a slightly more acid driven release from 2019 with licks of honey water and sweet lime juice as the main part of the conversation. From 2018 to 2019 we see, a less rich, less pulpy, less fleshy and less powerful release, though the same swoop of judicious oak seasoning, curls of nutty savouriness and a light, salty sparkle of minerally things through the finish are familiar. I like the freshness here, drinkability right now is off the charts, it spreads itself a little wider in the palate; perhaps its early appeal keeps it off a higher plain? It’s complex and layered as always – the fruit does this, there’s so much detail in each sip, and the finish is ultra long and fine. A masterclass with the variety again, with wonderful variation of another emphatic growing season. And that’s the way you do it. Drink 2021-2030.   
    96+ points
    Mike Bennie – The Wine Front