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Leeuwin Estate Art Series Chardonnay 2018

Margaret River
Rated 5.0 out of 5
Based on 1 review

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HK$598   each
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RRP HK$750 
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Palate Profile

Immaculate, powerful, intense nose with purity and clarity of primary fruit characterised by pear, white peach, lime curd and custard apple. There are infinite layers of brioche, grilled hazelnuts, cinnamon quill, shaved nutmeg, black cardamom and almond meal. A thread of graphite in the background adds elegant complexity.

Penetration and drive with incredible shape and frame on the palate. The symmetry of layers, contours and overall balance is precise. Pear, cut lime and nectarine are definite throughout. Sweet spice and elegant oak use sit neatly with the fruit, underlined by a delicate acid line, leading to a palate with effortless length.

Excellent as an after-dinner wine, or to go with red meat, game, quails and richly-flavoured dishes. Very good with well-aged cheeses, such as parmesan, pecorino and gorgonzola.

Critic Awards

This achieves another step up the quality ladder for Leeuwin Estate, seemingly impossible. It's an extraordinary wine, among the greatest of Burgundy (and elsewhere in the world). Whatever you expect from its future development will be delivered.

A power-packed wine that is compact and tightly-packaged, latent like an unexploded bomb! Intense and sustained grapefruit and lemon aftertaste. An impressive, high-impact chardonnay of great potential. The sheer power of the fruit is awesome.

Such complexity and resolve make for a very attractive nose with peaches, grapefruit, cedary oak spice, gunflint and wet stones. The palate has a plush, smoothly resolved texture with a rich, creamy texture and all-encompassing, ripe stone-fruit flavors, ahead of a very long, smooth finish.

Sheer brilliance. Fragrant, to the point of lily blossom florals. Brilliant citrus cut of pure white lemon, even an exotic tint of pineapple. Sensational depth of white peach. Oak is magically entwined in its fibers, providing texture and substance to the weave yet never showing on the surface.

Region and Grapes

Region: Margaret River
Grape: Chardonnay
ABV: 13.5%

Cellaring Potential

Drink through 2030 and beyond.

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Reviewed by Richard S.
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Rated 5 out of 5

Leeuwin Estate Art Series Chardonnay 2018

Crisp, fresh, floral on both the nose and taste. Easy to drink for the casual dinner

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