Leeuwin Art Series Chardonnay 12pk 2019 (Allocation Only)

Leeuwin Art Series Chardonnay 12pk 2019 (Allocation Only)

Leeuwin Art Series Chardonnay 12pk 2019 (Allocation Only)
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Winery Details

    *Available NSW*

    Winery of the Year | 2019 West Australian Wine Guide by Ray Jordan

    Winemaker of the Year | Tim Lovett | 2019 West Australian Wine Guide by Ray Jordan

    Langton's 'Exceptional' Classification (VII 2018)

    Few stories can be told about modern Australian wine without mentioning the amazing rise of Margaret River, and Leeuwin Estate as a pioneer. Founded by Denis and Tricia Horgan in 1979, it is the star estate of Margaret River’s southern area; with a particular pedigree in its famed Chardonnay, but also relatively recent acclaim for Cabernet and Shiraz.

Press Review
    Leeuwin Art Series Chardonnay 2019
    Leeuwin Art Series Chardonnay on release is an achingly painful thing to drink, because once you've known the utter pleasure these wines bring at 5 or more years of age, it becomes a mess of cognitive dissonance to drink them so young. They are closed, taut, coiled, but more than anything, populated by rippling fruit that undulates untold through the interminably long finish. They typically don't reveal their kaleidoscopic spice and prismatic fruit flavour until a little further down the track. So, all I can humbly do here, is place the vintage in context. Through the lens of the cool year, this glitters with a purity and finesse that is deeply attractive. Aligned in style with the 2017.
    Rating: 98 Points, Special Value
    Source: Erin Larkin, Halliday Wine Companion

    Leeuwin Art Series Chardonnay 2019
    It’s interesting to note the more refined, tighter style that Leeuwin has delivered over the last handful of years. They are still powerful, and rich in oak, but show less alcohol warmth and what you might call ‘breathiness’ these days. Anyway, a very good vintage for Chardonnay was 2019.

    Pear, lemon oil, grapefruit, ginger, cinnamon and cedar oak, with a distinctly savoury sort of hazelnut character, along with some vanilla and white flower perfume. It’s tight, powerful, saline and precise, with a firm flintiness to texture, quite chalky, and superb spicy length and an almost umami aftertaste. I’m thinking grapefruits and biscuits, grilled nuts, even citrus zest.  And for all its power and oak, it keeps itself racy and refined. It’s a cracking release.
    Rating: 97 Points
    Source: Gary walsh, The Wine front