D'Arenberg 2016 The Olive Grove Chardonnay (McLaren Vale-Adelaide Hills) Review

Chardonnay from McLaren Vale-Adelaide Hills Australia

Review Score: 88
Winery: D'Arenberg
Grape: Chardonnay
Designation: The Olive Grove
Vintage: 2016
Province: South Australia
Region: McLaren Vale-Adelaide Hills



Our Review

From the estate vineyard in the Adelaide Hills, this is a lusty, slightly muddled Chardonnay that's a bit jumbled, but also a bit closed. The aromas are of pickled orange, which then turns to ripe melon and citrus flavors, which are backed by a slight bitterness on the finish.