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Mountadam Eden Valley Chardonnay 2018 (6 x 750mL), SA.

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RRP $22.99

$18.99 per Bottle
$113.94 per case

Winemaker's Comments

Mountadam Vineyards was established in 1972. The fruit used to craft this wine was selected from both the western and eastern vineyards. The vines are planted at 450 to 550 meters above sea level.

Region:
SA - Eden Valley
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

Rating 94 James Halliday Published 01 May 2018

A very well executed Eden Valley chardonnay with bell-clear varietal character, its cornerstones white peach and nectarine fruit, the mid-palate with gentle grapefruit and oak. It's in Brideshead Revisited style, elegant and refined, under- rather than overstated.

Winery Tasting Notes

Aroma

On release, the wine has a complex aroma. Lifted yellow peach and nectarine characters dominate. Subtle spice and creamy characters add to the wines aromatic complexity.

Palate

The palate is restrained and elegant. It displays the same fruit characters of peach and nectarine through-out. The mid and back palates are driven by a gentle line of lemon-like acid.

Cellaring Potential

This wine has been crafted to be enjoyed upon release but will reward careful cellaring up to and possibly beyond 2026.

Winery Profile

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Established in 1972 as one of Australia's pioneer Chardonnay producers, Mountadam was founded by the late David Wynn, without question one of the most significant contributors to the Australian wine industry and an important part of the Mountadam story.

Amongst his many achievements, David Wynn is credited with the invention of the wine cask; he founded Wynn's Coonawarra Estate and transformed Coonawarra reds during the 1960s and '70s; he was the first to establish a contour planted vineyard (Modbury, SA), the first to plant Riesling in Coonawarra, and was a passionate advocate of regionality.

In selecting the land for the Mountadam vineyard, Wynn was the first to recognise the potential of a cool, elevated site to produce wines of great elegance and structure, and chose an area high above the Eden Valley, which he named High Eden. At 550m above sea level, Mountadam is in fact the most elevated vineyard in South Australia.

He was awarded the prestigious Maurice O’Shea trophy in 1993.

David’s son Adam, after whom Mountadam was named, took over as winemaker in 1984, and subsequently sold the business (2002) in its entirety to French luxury goods giant, LVMH.

Mountadam returned to private ownership in 2006, with the acquisition by South Australian farmer and accountant David Brown, who has made significant investment in vineyard improvement and expansion.

Winemaking is managed by Con Moshos, who has a distinguished 23-year career making fine wines at Petaluma.

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Other Information

  • 2018 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • SA - Eden Valley, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 12.5% alc.
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