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Rockcliffe Third Reef Chardonnay 2015 Wine Review

Rockcliffe Third Reef Chardonnay 2015

Rockcliffe Third Reef Chardonnay 2015

Great Southern, Western Australia, Australia

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Rockcliffe

Agent: John Gibson Agencies

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Terrific Australian Shiraz wrapped in dark fruit flavours and pepper. Pair with grilled lamb.

Chardonnay food pairings: pan-fried panfish, panko shrimp, green salads with grilled chicken.

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This Rockcliffe Third Reef Chardonnay 2015 was reviewed on April 28, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows:

Tasted June 21st 2017 at wine club, the colour was almost clear white. This wine displayed stone fruit, nectarines, grapefruit, lemon blossom and nutty oak. There was no Mali-lactic conversion and wild yeasts were used. It scored in the middle of our 5 wines. Easy drinking with character.
From Western Australia, Rockcliffe's Third Reef (2015), the Chardonnay grapes for this wine were handpicked, chilled and whole bunch pressed to get the best of the free run juices. The wine was then slow fermented in French oak barrels using wild yeasts. It underwent gentle lees stirring to ensure a good balance of fruit, wood and lees flavours. No malo-lactic conversion was permitted, so this wine has great acidity. Drink now and for the next five years. - Community Wine Reviews

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