Ochota Barrels

The Slint Vineyard Chardonnay

9.136 ratings
9.215 pro ratings
McLaren Vale, Fleurieu, South Australia, Australia
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Juel Mahoney

The new wave of Australian Chardonnay has "taken the foot off the gas" with respect to oak and overripe fruit. This is beautifully balanced with excellent minerality and a fine texture.

The new wave of Australian Chardonnay has "taken the foot off the gas" with respect to oak and overripe fruit. This is beautifully balanced with excellent minerality and a fine texture.

2 people found it helpfulJan 28th, 2016
Brash Higgins

Delicious Chard, no discernible oak, soft and talc like, great drink, pure

Delicious Chard, no discernible oak, soft and talc like, great drink, pure

1 person found it helpfulDec 13th, 2016
Trevor Maskell

2014. Young and razor sharp acid. Beautiful subtle fruits and concentration. So good.

2014. Young and razor sharp acid. Beautiful subtle fruits and concentration. So good.

1 person found it helpfulOct 17th, 2016
Matté

Manager The Wine Cellars

9.3

Not showing too much on the nose but great concentration and texture on the palate

Not showing too much on the nose but great concentration and texture on the palate

Sep 12th, 2014
Alex Barty

Winemaker Blood Moon Wines, Senior Retail Assistant Blackhearts & Sparrows Wine Purveyors, Cellarhand Stonier Wines

9.5

Rewards with patience.

Rewards with patience.

Jun 3rd, 2014
Jason Alexander

General Manager Meteor Vineyard

9.6

Lean, racy, mineral focused.

Lean, racy, mineral focused.

Apr 29th, 2014
David Hale Smith

Mouthwatering acidity with a crazy creamy finish. Paired with dry aged steaks was spot on.

Mouthwatering acidity with a crazy creamy finish. Paired with dry aged steaks was spot on.

Jun 24th, 2019
Emile Lopez

No oak. Hurrah!

No oak. Hurrah!

Mar 18th, 2019
Trevor Maskell

2013. Young. Fresh. Fine. Almost Chablis like. Beautiful.

2013. Young. Fresh. Fine. Almost Chablis like. Beautiful.

Nov 23rd, 2014
Louis Everuss

As savoury as pip's dance moves.

As savoury as pip's dance moves.

Jun 9th, 2018