2014 Cloudburst Chardonnay

Cloudburst

95Average Score
White
2016-2036
6x75cl
-
1 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
£392.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
95
Drinking window
2016-2036
Critic Notes

Bright straw-green; either Cloudburst has managed to secure some top-flight grapes and/or had the wines made very skilfully; either way, both this and its Cabernet Sauvignon have great purity and tightly controlled winemaking at every point along the way. White flowers, grapefruit and high tensile acidity are the keys to this wine. Mar 2016, www.winecompanion.com.au, Drink: 2016-2026

Score: 96-/100James HallidayDrinking Window: 2016-2026

The 2014 Cloudburst Chardonnay possesses lovely ginger-laced pears, allspice and apricot notes with a savory meat, toast and hazelnut undercurrent. The tightly-wound, medium-bodied palate is both elegant and intense, with an almost grainy texture and alluring minerality coming through on the very long finish. Mar 2016, www.robertparker.com

Score: 95-/100Lisa Perrotti-Brown

Medium to light yellow hue and a very complex, hazelnutty, almond-like and nougat-tinged bouquet, very layered and rounded. The palate is firm and very dry, with piercing flavour and good concentration, lingering long on the finish. Superb and definite intensity and impact. Excellent and will age well. Apr 2016, www.huonhooke.com, Drink: 2016-2026

Score: 95-/100Huon HookeDrinking Window: 2016-2036

A chardonnay with a solid core of fruit with cooked apple, light toasted oak and cream. Full body, soft texture and a creme brulee finish. A flashy style with panache. Screw cap. Mar 2016, www.jamessuckling.com

Score: 94-/100James Suckling
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Product details
Country
Australia
Region
Western Australia
Sub-region
Margaret River
Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
13%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2016-2036
Country
Australia
Region
Western Australia
Sub-region
Margaret River
Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
13%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2016-2036
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