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McWilliam’s 842 Tumbarumba Chardonnay

McWilliam’s champions the use of grapes planted in high altitude/cool-climate regions to deliver quality wines with crisp, fruit-driven flavours and our flagship McWilliam’s 842 Chardonnay epitomises this philosophy. The name 842 references the peak altitude of the Tumbarumba wine region at 842 metres above sea level.

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ALC/VOL : 13  %
COLOUR : Pale straw yellow with a green hue.
WINEMAKER : Bryan Currie

FOOD PAIRING SUGGESTION : Roasted chicken fillet wrapped in pancetta and field mushrooms

PEAK DRINKING : Drinking well now, but will also cellar through to 2030.

REGION

Tumbarumba, NSW

AROMA

Expressive aromas of white nectarine, green apple and fig, with gun flint, cashew nut and spicy toasty oak.

PALATE

A linear palate of crunchy mineral acidity with power, length and drive. White fruit and nutty creamy oak textured complexity, with an incredibly long and persistent finish.

PROFESSIONAL REVIEWS

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James Halliday
Wine Companion 2017

Pale straw-green; an aristocratic chardonnay, if there can be such a thing; complex, yet fruit-driven, bright acidity; enviable length and purity.