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Ithaca Chardonnay

Pinnacle range

White nectarine flavours complemented by characters of oak. This wine has exceptional length and good natural acidity.

Featured in Homer’s The Odyssey, Ithaca is King Odysseus’ beloved homeland. His Ithaca provided a beacon to guide him home during his ten year return from the Trojan Wars. The Adelaide Hills is our Ithaca – our home and our constant source of inspiration.

Our cool climate home is the ideal terroir for the Chardonnay grape, the high altitude, ancient soils and pristine air produce chardonnay grapes with amazing purity of fruit. Our aim is to craft a wine that reflects the variety, vineyard and vintage, confirming the affinity of Chardonnay with the Hills.

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Tasting notes
Press and Awards

Vintage 2013 -95 points
James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2016

Vintage 2013 – Gold
China Wine and Spirit Awards 2015

Vintage 2011 -90 points
James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2014

Vintage 2010 – Gold
International Wine Festival 2012

Vintage 2010 – TROPHY AND GOLD – BEST WHITE WINE OF SHOW
Riverina Wine Show 2011

Vintage 2010 – Gold
National Cool Climate Wine Show 2011

Vintage 2010 – Gold
Royal Melbourne Wine Show 2011

Vintage 2010 – Gold
RutherglenWine show 2011

Vintage 2010 – Gold
Cowra Wine show 2011

Vintage 2010 – 94 Points
James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2013
“Bright, light straw – green, has a long and finely balanced finish.”

Vintage 2010 – 94/100
Tyson Stelzer, WBM Wine 100 review, Aug 2011

Vintage 2010 – 94/100
Top 100 Wines ‘Taste’ Adelaide Advertiser, Nov 2011
“…Well awarded, it’s style and shape are very impressive.”

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