Bay of Fires Chardonnay 2019

Bay Of Fires draw from premium parcels of fruit across Tasmania and here they source from the East Coast and Tamar Valley. Chief Winemaker Penny Jones leads a talented and capable team including Tassie born winemakers Kathryn Bevan and Stewie Byrne.

Bay of Fires, Chardonnay, Tasmania, 2019

Exciting, lifted, clean, fresh, vibrant…damn near pulsating. One sniff and I am cleansed. Outkast sang: “ain’t nobody dope as me, I’m dressed so fresh so clean.” May as well just put that on the back label. Sure there’s some quality stonefruit and lime/lemon flesh, a little hallmark “chicken salt” brine for savoury balance before a tail that lasts long, like a Hollywood horror film python….but all in all the deconstruction of the elements is superfluous: this is the whole package.

RRP: $50.99
Alc: 13.5%
Rating: 19/20 (95/100)

Wine sample courtesy of Bay Of Fires and Accolade Wines

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