2019 Shaw + Smith M3 Chardonnay

2019 Shaw + Smith M3 Chardonnay

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SKU: SASM319
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Try with pan fried whiting
Ideal drinking until 2028
Ideal serving temperature: 10 - 12°C
Produced using sustainable practices
Suitable for vegans

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Reviews

Vinonotebook - October 2020

Pale straw lemon colour. Struck match, creamy vanilla hint, brioche/bread crust round-ness offset with white nectarine, grapefruit, rich lemon focus and white florals. Medium weighted, definite up front generosity of flavour while drawing tight and retaining intensity through the middle and back palate. Subtle grip and long drive. 94 Points.

Campbell Mattinson – September 2020 

Brilliant release. Great intensity both to the palate and the finish and with plenty going on besides. Flint, smoke, grapefruit and stone fruit characters but it’s the emphatic energy of the finish that really sets it apart. One sip and I was hooked, convinced, and in its thrall. 96 points.  


David Sly - Decanter - 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. 96 points. 

Jamessuckling.com - 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. 96 points. 

 

Vinonotebook - October 2020

Pale straw lemon colour. Struck match, creamy vanilla hint, brioche/bread crust round-ness offset with white nectarine, grapefruit, rich lemon focus and white florals. Medium weighted, definite up front generosity of flavour while drawing tight and retaining intensity through the middle and back palate. Subtle grip and long drive. 94 Points.

Campbell Mattinson – September 2020 

Brilliant release. Great intensity both to the palate and the finish and with plenty going on besides. Flint, smoke, grapefruit and stone fruit characters but it’s the emphatic energy of the finish that really sets it apart. One sip and I was hooked, convinced, and in its thrall. 96 points.  


David Sly - Decanter - 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. 96 points. 

Jamessuckling.com - 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. 96 points. 

 

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