Chardonnay M3 2019

SHAW + SMITH

Chardonnay M3
2019

Product code
711921
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
Australia
Regulated designation
Table wine
Region
South Australia
Subregion
Mount Lofty Ranges, Adelaide Hills
Varietal(s)
Chardonnay 100 %
Color
White
Closure type
Metal screw cap
Availability
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About this winery

Shaw + Smith winery was founded in 1989 by Michael Hill Smith and Martin Shaw with the goal of producing elegant, refined, world class wines from the cool climate Adelaide hills region of Australia. That Shaw + Smith have succeeded in spades should come as no surprise given the resumes of the winery's two founders. Michael Hill Smith was born into wine, a member of the Yalumba family. A Cordon Bleu trained chef, wine writer, wine judge, and Australia's first Master of Wine he relished the...

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Press reviews

Decanter

- 96 points -

August 2020

The nose presents a strong and compelling argument: firm white peach, pretty lemon blossom, a whiff of charred oak and a puff of graphite lurking beneath struck flint. Strikingly reminiscent of Penfolds' Bin Reserve Bin A, it helps define a new high-watermark for Adelaide Hills Chardonnay. With a slender, nimble palate that is deceptively long, its clean persistent flavours and subtle complexity leaves you contemplative long after the glass is empty. 

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James Suckling

- 96 points -

James Suckling, July 2020

This is a very concentrated, complex and refined chardonnay that locks in on very intense white peaches, lemons and grapefruit, framed in a wealth of fresh, spicy, young French oak, as well as flinty elements. The palate has mouthwateringly fresh acidity, powering fresh lemon and peach flavors into a long, tautly wound finish. Drink or hold. Screw cap.

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