Penfolds Koonunga Hill Chardonnay 2011, South Australia

Chardonnay Chardonnay
Australia

$15.95 (321943)

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Winery Note - Koonunga Hill Chardonnay reflects Penfolds' multi-region, multi-vineyard blending policy, which enables winemakers to source the best parcels of fruit to produce consistently high quality wines from each vintage. A light to medium bodied Chardonnay with distinctive primary fruit characters, sustained intensity and a subtle underlay of moderate oak. Launched in 1993, Penfolds Koonunga Hill Chardonnay mirrors its sister red wines as one of Australia's best value white wines, offering exceptional quality at an affordable price.
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Critic Reviews (3)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Many high-volume Aussie chards tend have a sense of candied artifice and gummy spiciness I associate with oak chips....

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

This is a classic example of the trickle-down effect at Penfolds where chardonnay has been on 15 year long journey....

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Certainly lighter and fresher than many large volume Aussie chardonnays, and fair value for the money. Oak takes a...

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Community Reviews (1)

Francois Botha
Francois Botha

Butter, green apples, minerals, and lime on the nose. It is medium-bodied with a crisp acidity and plenty of fruit. Pleasant enough, but not well integrated.

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