Tolpuddle Vineyard Chardonnay 2021

Shaw + Smith

Tolpuddle Vineyard Chardonnay


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Product code
6 x 750ml
Listing type
SAQ Specialty by lot
Store Only
Type of product
Still wine
Licensee price
Regulated designation
Table wine
Chardonnay 100 %
Closure type
Twist crown cap
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About this winery

Shaw + Smith own two vineyards in the Adelaide Hills, at Balhannah and Lenswood, totalling 55 hectares. The vineyards are planted to varieties that perform particularly well in the region, namely Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz. Site selection is particularly important in the Adelaide Hills, with its diversity of altitude, aspect, microclimate, and soil. We also use a number of different cultivars or ‘clones’ of each grape variety, which contribute different qualities to...

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Tasting notes

Classic Tolpuddle backbone of acidity, yellow grapefruit, lemon pith, and some flinty minerality. A combination of lightness, delicacy and texture

Press reviews


- 98 points -

(Vintage 2021)

A relaxed nose belies the seductive roll and swirl of a full and voluptuous fruit profile, and a cooler vintage brings a cohesive yet concentrated voice to a tightlywound meld of flavours. A savoury edge allows minerality to shine, while vibrant energy that tremulously ripples along a lengthy acid spine will maintain the verve in this vintage for a long time.

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James Suckling

- 97 points -

(Vintage 2021)

I like the slate, flint and stone aromas to the sliced apples and white dried pineapple. Lemon curd. Some honeysuckle, too. Full-bodied, with creamy texture and extremely long finish. Complete and beautiful. So well rafted

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