Western Australian Chardonnay: panel tasting results
Driftwood, Margaret River 2011
Decanter average score: 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Andrew Jefford 17 Roger Jones 19 Alessandro Marchesan 18.5
A savoury Marmite nose, with lots of hazelnuts and a little mushroom too. Rich and opulent palate of lovely lingering ripe peaches and roasted nectarines. Well-integrated oak and a long, elegant finish.
Price £13.99 (2008) Peter Osborne