Cape Mentelle Icon Chardonnay 2020
Quite the modern Australian Chardonnay personality: a compelling mix of power and restraint. A Chardonnay to take in, take time over, especially those aromas. Grilled grapefruit, flinty citrus and peach, almond meal, grilled nuts and a gentle squeeze of lemon, lime zest. Ten months in French oak brings extra detail in spice, a vanillin toastiness and creaminess across the palate. Everything glistens bright with energy and potential under the freshness of lively acidity. A burst of grapefruit pith, a sour lemon drop bite on the finish that is so clean and lasting. Layered and elegant.