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Deakin Estate Chardonnay
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Fresh pear, citrus and rockmelon notes with subtle complexing oak characters. A delicious Chardonnay with a luscious and clean finish. A versatile wine for any occasion.

Best enjoyed young. Serve chilled.
WINEMAKER
Phil Spillman

REGION
Murray Darling

HARVEST
Early February
GRAPE VARIETY
Chardonnay

ANALYTICAL DETAILS
Alcohol: 13.0%
pH: 3.35
Acidity: 5.8g/L
RS: 3.9g/L

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Awards


2013
» Gold, 2013 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition
» Bronze, 2014 International Wine Challenge
» Bronze, 2013 Decanter Asia Wine Awards
» Bronze, 2013 Dan Murphy's National Wine Show of Australia

2012
» Bronze, 2013 International Wine & Spirit Competition
» Bronze, 2013 Japan Wine Challenge
» Bronze, 2013 Decanter Asia Wine Awards
» Bronze, 2013 Royal Adelaide Wine Show

2011
» Commended, 2012 Decanter Asia Wine Awards

2008
» Silver Best in Class, 2009 International Wine & Spirit Competition
» Bronze, Class 1, New Zealand International Wine Show
» Bronze, Class 61, 2009 Riverina Wine Show

2007
» Bronze, 2008 International Wine & Spirits Competition

2006
» Two Trophies, One Gold Medal 2006 WAGGA WAGGA Wine Show
» Silver - 2006 Riverena Wine Show (Class 9)
» Bronze - 2006 Royal Sydney Wine Show (Class 3)

Press Reviews for Chardonnay:


2013
2014 International Wine Challenge,

Tony Love, Herald Sun & Advertiser, 1 April 2014

Huon Hooke, Sydney Morning Herald, 25 February 2014

John Lewis, Newcastle Herald, 12 February 2014

Rob Ingram, Country Style, February 2014

Campbell Mattinson, www.winefront.com.au, 16 December 2013

Ben Walsh, Daily Mercury & APN QLD Newspapers, 21 December 2013

Ray Jordan, West Australian, 5 December 2013

2012
Have-a-Go News Perth, 1 July 2013

James Halliday, Australian Wine Companion 2014, 26 July 2013

Ray Jordan, West Australian, 30 May 2013

Manly Daily, 14 June 2013

David Ellis, Western Weekender, 21 June 2013

David Ellis, Advocate, 29 June 2013

Tony Love, Taste, 17 July 2013

Mike Frost, Courier Mail, 17 May 2013

David Ellis, www.psnews.com.au, 5 July 2013

Gary Walsh, WInefront, 22 April 2013

2011
Wine & Spirits, October 2013

Winestate, October 2012

Ray Jordan - 28/07/2012, The Weekend West, Perth

2010
Winestate Magazine tasting panel, Winestate, 1st October 2011

The Wine Punter, www.thewinepunter.com, 13th November 2011

Tasting Panel, National Liquor News. September 2011

Winsor Dobbin, Ciao magazine

David Ellis, Melbourne Observer, 2nd March 2011

Ralph Kyte-Powell, The Age, Epicure, 5th April 2011

2009
Top 40, Winestate Magazine, 1st August 2010

2008
James Halliday, The Australian Wine Companion 2011

James Halliday, Weekend Australian, 14/11/09

Peter Forrestal, The West Australian, 19/11/2009

Jenny Stonier, The Key Report, 30th October 2009

International Wine & Spirit Competition judging, www.iwsc.net

Peter Forrestal, Quaff, 2010

Campbell Mattinson, Winefront Monthly, 31 Aug 2009

2007
Jeff Gordon - 19/11/2008, The Melbourne Weekly

Ray Jordan - 05/06/2008, The West Australian

Kerry Skinner - 04/06/2008, Illawarra Mercury

Paddy Kendler - 06/06/2008, The Herald Sun