Dave Bicknell trumps into the “low alcohol chardonnay is underripe” controversy with a gloriously complex and beautifully textural Yarra Valley style that clocks in at a breathtaking 11.7%. All the genius of Oakridge including natural old barrel ferment and lees ageing. Game over. $16 at Dan’s.
By Tyson Stelzer
12 Oct 2011
Tyson Stelzer is a multi-award winning wine writer, television host and producer and international speaker. He was named The International Wine & Spirit Communicator of the Year, The Australian Wine Communicator of the Year and The International Champagne Writer of the Year. He is the author and publisher of seventeen wine books, the chief editor of the Halliday Wine Companion, contributor to many wine magazines, a frequent judge and chair at Australian wine shows and a presenter at wine events in 12 countries. TysonStelzer.com is your link to wine recommendations, book sales, tours and events.