Montalto Hawkins Hill Chardonnay 2012


Montalto's Hawkins Hill chardonnay is from a single vineyard in the lower reaches of Red Hill.  The 2012 release is a pale intensity lemon in colour and opens to muted and developing aromatics of lemon, yellow grapefruit and white nectarine.  The palate has medium-high acid, some lactic characters (yoghurt in particular), restrained butter, medium length, and flavours of lemon, yellow nectarine, salt and perhaps a minerality.  This is a good quality chardonnay due to its balance and evidence of some complexity.  Good

Abv: 13.3%
Price: $55
Source: sample
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Website: http://montalto.com.au
Region: Mornington Peninsula

See Montalto's vineyard sites here: http://montalto.com.au/images/Montalto_vineyards_map_A3.pdf

Drink with: seafood linguini
Tasted: 2013
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