Scorpo Vineyard & Wines
23 Old Bittern Dromana Road
Merricks North 3926
Mornington Peninsula
Victoria (MEL 162 E12)
Australia

Tel: +61 3 5989 7697

The Wine Front review – Scorpo Aubaine Chardonnay 2017

5% new oak, fermented wild in barrel, no battonage, no malo.

On song. Racy but fleshy and flavoursome. Plenty of zip and a clear acid line, for sure, the ‘no malo’ aspect abundantly clear. But it works a treat. Green apple, honeysuckle, nectarine and citrus flavours shoot joyously through the palate. Wait another 6-12 months and it will be better again. Steely/chalky finish works well too.

Rated : 93 Points
Tasted : Apr19
Alcohol : 12.9%
Price : $32
Closure : Screwcap
Drink : 2020 – 2024+

Campbell Mattinson

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