Millon Wines The Royal Chardonnay 2018

Millon Wines The Royal Chardonnay 2018This 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

MyattsField Vineyards The Flyer Chardonnay 2014

MyattsField Vineyards The Flyer Chardonnay 2014When 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.

I picked this up at a tasting we went to back in 2015 at MyattsField – it was a competition between the 3 winemakers using grapes from the same block. Continue reading

Once & Well by Freya Hohnen Margaret River Chardonnay 2014

Once and Well by Freya Hohnen Margaret River Chardonnay 2014

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

Cat Amongst The Pigeons Fat Cat 2018 Eden Valley Chardonnay

Cat Amongst The Pigeons Fat Cat 2018 Eden Valley ChardonnaySaturday was Fizzy & Crackle’s 5 year adoption anniversary, so it seemed fitting to open this tipple. They’re very spoilt kitties too, that’s their luxe teepee in the photo behind the bottle.

A big thanks to Dialogue PR for this sample bottle. You ladies nailed it on the head, cats + wine = one happy TC! Continue reading