I am back with another wine review and the object of my attention this time is an Australian White Wine – The Lindeman’s Cawarra Chardonnay 2016.
About the Brand
Lindeman’s Wines were established by another doctor and wine aficionado like me ( Ahem…) Dr. Henry Lindeman of England.He discovered wine making during his travels through Europe in 1830s. He later migrated to Australia and started vine planting in the rich soils of Cawarra , Hunter Valley in 1843. By the way Cawarra means besides running water in the aboriginal tongue. Lindeman’s wines earned a name for themselves when they received international acclaim for their Linderman’s Hunter River Burgundy Bin 3100 and Linderman’s Hunter River Burgundy Bin 3110 Chardonnay.
|An Aerial View of the Linderman’s Vineyards ( source- Lindemans.com)|
Vintage – 2016
Alcohol – 13%
Style – Dry
Colour – A glorious golden yellow that was so captivating on first sight that I almost forgot to take down the notes and just wanted to keep sipping on !
Nose – The nose opened with quite a bit of the rock melon, it also had strong tropical fruits dominated by yellow stone fruits, lot of peach and pineapple.
Palate – This wine had a medium body that made its presence felt like a dainty dancer,light on her feet and yet captivates you with her performance .Bold peach and golden apples in every sip with might be a hint of pineapple.
Medium acidity and a rather long rounded finish with negligible oaky notes.
The #Lindeman’s #Cawarra #Chardonnay is an easy going fruity, dry,white wine and would be just perfect for picnics !
Food Pairing – I found it a very versatile wine that as per the book goes well with seafood, chicken, veal and pasta but I feel this would also go very well with most Indian dishes specially chicken and fish as long as they are not very sour or very spicy.
9 responses to “Wine Review – Lindeman’s Cawarra Chardonnay 2016”
Thanks for the honest review, I will share it with my friends who drink wine. 🙂
Thanks for the honest review. I will share it with my friends who like wine. 🙂
I don't understand much about wines but your review was extremely informative.
Wow that looks like lovely wine, and you really seem to be enjoying it
Not an alcohol person, but ur narrative impels me to have this wine. Wonderful read, enjoyed thoroughly.
The only thing I drink when happy is Wine off late over the last 18-20 years. So any and every new wine I read about is to try. Please bhej do 4-5 bottles.. 🙂 🙂 🙂
Concise with just the right kind of information and food pairing, gets a wine aficionado like me excited. I'm going to pick up this bottle for my next date with my man. Thank you for the post!
This looks like a delicious wine and it is perfect for me as I love white wine. I am a Pinot Grigio and Chardonnay fan for sure. Will be looking for this one 🙂
Oh i love trying new wines, it is like an exciting new experience. I am actually very excited to try this one, thank you.