This will be the 87th Aussie Chardonnay I’ve logged in my Vivino wine app. I think I may be a bit of a Chardy fiend!
The Royal 2018 Millon Estate Chardonnay is made from Eden Valley (South Australia) fruit. While maturing, this royal Chardy spends time in French oak (about 9 months) to help give the wine a creamy texture. It also undergoes partial malolactic fermentation (tart malic acid is turned into softer lactic acid). Continue reading →
When I’m in the mood for a good Chardonnay, I head to the cellar. I have a few stashed away in there (and by cellar, I mean the bottom of the laundry cupboard) that I’ve picked up along the way, including this Myattsfield Vineyards 2014 ‘The Flyer’ Chardonnay from WA’s Perth Hills.
What a beauty on the inside and out. Not to mention the perfect vino after a 2-hour yoga session to celebrate Global Drink Wine Day with.
‘Do it once and do it well’ is the mantra of Freya Hohnen’s father for how he loved and made wine. One which she carries with her. I was in the mood for a Chardy and knew a Margaret River Chard would tick that box. Continue reading →