95 Points, Wine of the Week

95 Points, Wine of the Week

Santolin Willowlake Vineyard Chardonnay 2015, Yarra Valley, AUD $40

Score 95 ★★★★★ – view on HuonHooke.com

The bouquet is discreet, with nutty, toasty, savoury complexities while the palate is restrained, refined, understated but intense, and finishes with impressive persistence. An excellent wine with marvellous detail, which will only grow as it ages. (Screwcap)

Alcohol: 13.7%
Ageing: Drink now to 10 years
Food: Steamed prawns with beurre blanc
Stockists: Santolin Wines; Vintage Blue, Sydney (NSW); Winestyle at Botanical (Vic.); Gordons the Cellar Door (Vic.); Prince Wine Store (Vic.)

Ranked #2 of 25 2015 Chardonnay tasted from Yarra Valley