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Shoofly Chardonnay 2008

Bottle Size: 750ml Item #: 1686843
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Shoofly Chardonnay 2008 750ml

Shoofly Chardonnay

Shoofly Chardonnay is crafted with a touch more care, using carefully ripened fruit with just a touch of oak resulting in bright, juicy flavors reminiscent of grapefruit and melon. On the nose, this zippy Chardonnay offers aromas of tropical fruit, peaches and melon while on the palate; grapefruit and lemon zest are complemented by zingy acidity. This youthful wine is drinking great now and will develop more complexity over the next three years.

The famous Aussie "Chook Raffle” is the weekly fundraising raffle where for a buck, you mightwin a frozen chook (chicken) or just about anything the organizer can scrounge up! Shoofly’sAdelaide Hills Chardonnay is crafted with a touch more care, using carefully ripened fruit withjust a touch of oak and a dash of Riesling and Verdelho to give bright, juicy flavors reminiscentof grapefruit and melon. On the nose, this zippy Chardonnay offers aromas of tropical fruit,peaches and melon while on the palate; grapefruit and lemon zest are complemented by zingyacidity. This youthful wine is drinking great now and will develop more complexity over thenext 3 years.

International Wine Cellar 07/01/2009, 88 points, “Pale gold. Exotic tropical and pit fruits on the nose^^ Wine Advocate 12/15/2009, 87 points, “The 2008 Chook Raffle is 100% Chardonnay which was partially barrel-fermented. It is a spicy^^ Wine Enthusiast 11/01/2009, 88 points/Editors’ Choice, “This Chardonnay from the cool-climate Adelaide Hills offers plenty to like for the price: hints of toast and vanilla frame fruit that ranges from grilled peaches and pears to ripe melons. Round without being overly rich^^ Wine Spectator 11/30/2009, 89 points, “Taut and distinctive for its range of pear

14.0% abv

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Shoofly Shoofly Chardonnay 2008
BOTTLE SIZE: 750ml
Shoofly Chardonnay is crafted with a touch more care, using carefully ripened fruit with just a touch of oak resulting in bright, juicy flavors reminiscent of grapefruit and melon. On the nose, this zippy Chardonnay offers aromas of tropical fruit, peaches and melon while on the palate; grapefruit and lemon zest are complemented by zingy acidity. This youthful wine is drinking great now and will develop more complexity over the next three years.
 

Notes on the Shoofly Chardonnay 750ML 2008

Tasting Notes The famous Aussie "Chook Raffle” is the weekly fundraising raffle where for a buck, you mightwin a frozen chook (chicken) or just about anything the organizer can scrounge up! Shoofly’sAdelaide Hills Chardonnay is crafted with a touch more care, using carefully ripened fruit withjust a touch of oak and a dash of Riesling and Verdelho to give bright, juicy flavors reminiscentof grapefruit and melon. On the nose, this zippy Chardonnay offers aromas of tropical fruit,peaches and melon while on the palate; grapefruit and lemon zest are complemented by zingyacidity. This youthful wine is drinking great now and will develop more complexity over thenext 3 years.

Wine Review International Wine Cellar 07/01/2009, 88 points, “Pale gold. Exotic tropical and pit fruits on the nose^^ Wine Advocate 12/15/2009, 87 points, “The 2008 Chook Raffle is 100% Chardonnay which was partially barrel-fermented. It is a spicy^^ Wine Enthusiast 11/01/2009, 88 points/Editors’ Choice, “This Chardonnay from the cool-climate Adelaide Hills offers plenty to like for the price: hints of toast and vanilla frame fruit that ranges from grilled peaches and pears to ripe melons. Round without being overly rich^^ Wine Spectator 11/30/2009, 89 points, “Taut and distinctive for its range of pear

Technical Notes 14.0% abv