2005 Penfolds Yattarna Chardonnay
Pale white with youthful green hues - a sensational color for a three year old, belying its true age. The nose shows intense lifted aromas of oyster shell, melon, cumquat blossom with a subtle, cheesy nougat, almond slake complexity. The palate is deceptively substantial. The layered complexity is finely balanced with mineral and slate flavors. Intense quince, loquat and grapefruit flavors and mouth-watering acidity are balanced by chalky phenolics.