expert reviews about
2016 De Bortoli Section A5 YV Chardonnay
James Halliday (2012 Vintage) says
A model of restraint, in terms of both its fruit and oak expression; white peach, melon and fig are circumscribed by citrussy acidity, French oak whispering from the wings of the stage.
James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2015, Aug 2014.
Tyson Stelzer (2012 Vintage) says
Introducing the new era of De Bortoli Reserve, in which the name of the plot rightfully takes the limelight. The old vines of this block deliver intensity and power with undeviating focus and restraint.- Tyson Stelzer, Wine Business Magazine, Jan 2014.