Hello Alkoomi Wines 2017 Victrix Chardonnay, I love you!
This was another gem Naomi brought with her to Sydney for us to enjoy and boy it’s a goodie.
This icon range from Alkoomi are all named after types of trees which can be found on their property in Frankland River in WA’s Great Southern Wine Region. This beauty is named after the Australian Eucalyptus Victrix.
3drops is family owned and operated and alongside making delicious wines they also make some super tasty olive oil. The team have recently scooped up a ton of awards at the various wine shows however it’s the Chardonnay that captures my taste buds.
Surprisingly this combo of the d’Arenberg ‘The Olive Grove’ 2017 Chardonnay from South Australia went really well with a square or two of this Whittakers Dark Salted Caramel chocolate. Who would have thought!
When looking up what the name meant I learnt that apparently there are a lot of olive trees in McLaren Vale, including in d’Arenberg’s Chardonnay vineyard, hence the name! I picked this bottle up for $15 from my local bottle shop.Continue reading →