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Pike & Joyce "Sirocco" Chardonnay

2016 | Australia | Adelaide Hills 750 ml | 13.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Peach
  • Vanilla
  • Citrus
  • Good with
  • Chicken
  • Cheese
  • Its also
  • 90+
¥260
  • Buy 3 ¥234 and save 10%
  • Buy 6 ¥208 and save 20%
  • Product details

    Description

    Pike & Joyce is a partnership between two legendary South Australian wine families: Neil Pike is one of Australia’s leading winemakers, and the Joyce family are 5th generation wine growers.
    Understated yet complex at the same time, this wine displays typical white peach, grapefruit and creamy characters with hints of struck match, char and hazelnut in the background. The medium weight palate delivers white peach, hazelnut and cream with well balanced acidity and a little texture giving the wine line and length.
    Rated 95/100 by James Halliday and The Real Review, 94/100 by The Wine Front, 93/100 by Huon Hooke.

    Variety Description

    Chardonnay

    Australian Chardonnay is a seductive variety that comes in all shapes and sizes. From the toasty and voluptuous to the lean, flinty and minerally, there is a Chardonnay out there to suit everyone. Australia’s developing prowess with this variety has been marked by the international community with wine writers such as Jancis Robinson marvelling at the outstanding value to be had right across the country. The prestige brands of Margaret River offer wines of deep flavour and power, often crafting fuller-figured Chardonnay of outstanding quality. The cooler-climate wines from the Yarra Valley, Tasmania and the like are more focused and linear, building complexity around a backbone of pristine acidity. Whatever your preference, there is an Australian Chardonnay to enchant all comers.

    Country Description

    Australia

    Wine is produced in every state, with more than 60 designated wine regions however Australia's wine regions are mainly in the southern, cooler parts of the country, with vineyards located in South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania and Queensland. The major grape varieties are predominantly Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Semillon, Pinot noir, Riesling, and Sauvignon blanc. Some of the more famous wine areas include Barossa Valley, Coonawarra, Clare Valley, Hunter Valley and Margret River.

    Region Description

    South Australia

    The South Australian wine industry is responsible for more than half the production of all Australian wine. South Australia has a vast diversity in geography and climate which allows the state to be able to produce a range of grape varieties-from the cool climate Riesling variety in the Clare Valley to the big, full bodied Shiraz wines of the Barossa Valley. Some of Australia's best-known wines like Penfolds Grange, Jacob's Creek, Yalumba and Henschke Hill of Grace are produced here, as well as many of Australia's mass-produced box wines.