Original
4 Ratings
Penfolds Chardonnay Yattarna

Wine Details

Vineyard

Penfolds

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Region

Australia

Wine Description

(From 2004 Vintage) Deep straw color with straw hue. Complex nose of nougat, honeycomb and yeast lees with restrained toasted oak end notes. The palate displays the elegance and finesse that is found in the best Puligny Montrachet. Layers of citrus, nougat and hazelnut are evident, followed by hazelnut and a hint of anise. Excellent length and depth. Very long aftertaste of citrus, nougat and hazelnut.

Winemaker's Notes

Colour: Pale straw with brilliant green hues. Nose: Lifted lemon and citrus aromas integrate with toasted malt and butterscotch. Subtle hints of delicate oak add to the complexity. Palate: Excellent integration of lean citrus and nectarine fruit characters together with pleasant gunsmoke and malt flavours. The finish is soft yet crisp, leaving a pleasant creamy and velvety aftertaste. Serving and cellaring suggestions: Penfolds Yattarna has the potential to develop and improve with bottle age for...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator