97 Points & Winner
2017 James Halliday Chardonnay Challenge
The sixth annual James Halliday Chardonnay Challenge results are in, with Amelia Park Wines’ 2016 Reserve Chardonnay taking out the top honour. With 97 points, this Margaret River wine was able to beat the 560 other wines from around Australia in this competition.
The 2016 Reserve Chardonnay is made from a single vineyard in the Treeton Sub region of Margaret River, the clone is 100% Gin Gin.
Their best parcel of Chardonnay is reserved for this wine, it is delicate and pure with aromas of stone fruits and citrus blossom. The palate is elegant with exceptional balance and persistence. Matured in French oak for nine months this wine will drink beautifully now or can be cellared for the long term.