Domaine Epis Chardonnay 2004

Domaine Epis is a small producer in the Macedon Ranges, and the 2004 vintage of Epis' chardonnay was made by Stuart Anderson of Balgownie Estate fame. The Epis is a good wine and remarkably still presents quite youthfully.  A little cloudy in the glass, it has a pale intensity lemon colour.  Its aromatics are initially of sulphides, tinned apple, pear and herbs.  The sulphide aromatic took quite some time to resolve itself.  The palate is dry, the acidity high and the flavours remind of lemon, bread, pear and cedar.  The finish is towards long.  This is good to very good release from Domaine Epis due to its long length and the complexity of flavours evident.  I would have liked the sulphide aromatics to blow off a little sooner, but I am aware that some appear to have different sensitivities to such aromas, and it did resolve to a lovely wine.  Good to Very Good

Abv: 12.9%
Price: na
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Tasted: 2013
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October 24, 2013

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