Western Australian Chardonnay: panel tasting results
Fraser Gallop Estate, Parterre, Wilyabrup, Margaret River 2011
Decanter average score: 17ts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Andrew Jefford 16.5 Roger Jones 17.5 Alessandro Marchesan 17
Soft, delicate nose of complex, layered fruit with lovely ripe stone fruit evolving. The palate is elegant, not overly oaky, lean, long, vinous, poised and fresh. Well-integrated oak with a long, bright finish.
Price £16–£19 Berkmann, Hailsham Cellars, The Whalley Wine Shop, The Wine Library