Original tasting and review : This is Nugan Estate Frasca's Lane Vineyard Chardonnay, King Valley, Australia, 2010, finished at 13.5% alcohol and first sampled four years from vintage date, in November, 2014.
In the glass: Light yellow gold.
On the nose: Poured at room temperature and swirled vigorously, shows clean bright grasses and some creaminess. From the aroma, seems like this will be lightly sweet, full and layered.
On the palate: The primary elements on the palate are in fact first showing a toasty coconut creaminess, like the roasted insides from an Almond Joy. That coats your palate and slowly fades to a bright, lightly acid wash.
In summary: Overall, rates three stars with a big plus on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale. Best value.
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