Frankland Estate Chardonnay 2017
Great Southern, hours south of Perth is the furthest Australian wine region from New Zealand. It’s from this remote spot that Judi Cullam and Barrie Smith established their reputation for beautiful Riesling. In the hands of their son, Hunter Smith with brother-in-law, Brian Kent the estate goes from strength to strength, especially through their passion for organic viticulture.
Their acclaim for Riesling, and Syrah for that matter, might have you overlook their precise, refined Chardonnay. Smoke and spice on the nose, nice fruit weight and freshness in the palate.