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Yellow Label 'Hall of Fame' Chardonnay 2016

Wolf Blass

Yellow Label 'Hall of Fame' Chardonnay 2016

Wolf Blass

Yellow Label 'Hall of Fame' Chardonnay 2016

Special Treat
RRP (750 mL)
$16.00
750 mL
$13.00
6 x 750 mL
$78.00

Overview

Overview

Wolf Blass Wines, established in 1966, has grown from a humble tin shed to become one of the world’s most successful and awarded wineries. Today, Wolf Blass wines are exported to more than 50 countries and are recognised internationally as icons of modern winemaking. The essence of Wolf Blass wines is exemplified through the passion of its custodians, past and present as they continue to create wines of quality, character and consistency.

The heartland of Wolf Blass winemaking, Yellow Label has delivered exceptional quality for over 40 years through an outstanding range of South Australian wines. Bright, fruit-driven and full of flavour, Yellow Label wines pair perfectly with food, helping make any meal more of an occasion.

A delicious Chardonnay packed with enticing aromas of stone fruits following through to a medium-bodied palate with a soft, creamy texture, subtle oak and a lingering finish. Generous, yet with finesse and elegance.

Varietal Chardonnay
Vintage 2016
Country Australia
Region Multi-Region Blend
Volume 750 mL
Enclosure Screw Cap
Alc/Vol 13%
Peak Drinking Enjoy Now
Winemaker John Ashwell

Taste Description

Taste Description

Nose

Classic peach and stone fruits on the nose, with a restrained hint of oak and gun-flint.

Flavours and Palate

Rich stone fruit flavours with a subtle, integrated oak character. The palate is medium-bodied with a soft, creamy texture and a lingering finish. Generous, yet with finesse and elegance.

Food Pairing

Food Pairing

Beef
Chicken
Fish
Seafood
Pork
Cheese
Pasta
Veg

Awards and Accolades

Awards and Accolades

Bronze 2017 International Wine Challenge
Bronze 2017 Japan Wine Challenge

Viticulture

Viticulture

The 2016 growing season was very dry, with significantly lower than average rainfall. A warm October advanced the season, resulting in early flowering, veraison and ultimately harvest. Despite this, mild February and March temperatures ensured length of ri pening was normal, with adequate time for fruit to develop. Whites show good natural acidity, and fine, fresh zingy flavours.