Red Knot by Shingleback Chardonnay 2016

Sub-labeled “Rich & Mellow.” Just how I’d like to live my life. Exclusive to Woolworth’s stores: Dan Murphy’s, BWS and through Shingleback’s online store.

Red Knot by Shingleback, Chardonnay, McLaren Vale, 2016

 

Presents in the glass with a light pale yellow colour. Crowd pleasing, fruit driven nose with lemon peel, melon, peach jam, cashew nut and a just frying/smoky butter in the pan creamy note. Mid-weight palate, with the same bright and fresh flavours as the nose. There’s nothing too complex about this wine; it carries its regionality of the riper fruit profile with relative ease and a fair clip of crisp acidity. Decent value if you need something for the office drinks on a Friday afternoon.

RRP: $15
Alc: 12.6%
Rating: 16/20

Wine sample courtesy of Shingleback

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