Top Drop – Innes Lake Chardonnay 2009

Top Drop – Innes Lake Chardonnay 2009

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I have chosen the Innes Lake Chardonnay for this month’s wine review as the weather has been a little warmer here, and a chilled white has been the order of the day.

This review is also featured in focus magazine but I have included here for my local Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie Gourmet Getaway readers.

Lake Innes 2009 Chardonnay

Lake Innes 2009 Chardonnay

Innes Lake Vineyards

2009 Chardonnay

The Innes Lake Chardonnay has a lovely golden hue and the aromas of melon and peach. These aromas are further mirrored in the flavour of the wine, although also to be found are highlights of subtle citrus. It is has a long smooth finish and is perfectly balance for most palates

A lovely sophisticated wine to enjoy with a meal!

Goes with:       Seafood, Chicken and Creamy Pasta Dishes

Cost:                  $18.00

Available:       Cellar Door, The Ruins Way, Port Macquarie

Wine tasting available

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  1. You’re fortunate your weather has been warm. We’ve had the wettest and coolest start to April in years. Lovely to see a chardonnay – there’s been so much sauvignon blanc over the past few years xx

    • It is funny how wine varieties go through trends like everything else. I like to mix it up a little 😉

  2. The husband and I are not big drinkers…But, your photos make the beverages look sooo attractive, Julie. And your description of the melon and peach make the Chardonnay very enticing indeed.

  3. I have my moments with Chardonnay….. 🙂

  4. My husband got a wine chiller for Christmas and has taken it upon himself to learn new things about both red and white wine. It’s fun watching him learn. 🙂 I’ll tell him about your review for this one.

  5. I wish I could wine reviews like this!! I find food much easier than wine 🙂

  6. Dear Julie,

    I love chardonnay especially the wooded and slightly aged ones. And too right about pairing it with a nice creamy dish because a pan seared trout or salmon with herb butter and cream comes to mind immediately.

  7. I want warm weather and chilled whites. Le sigh… haha although can’t complain, it isn’t too bad here today, but no whites are a chillin. wah!

  8. It’s turned cold up here – only 24 all day. I had to wear shoes. Still, a nice glass of wine wouldn’t go astray. 🙂

  9. The weather has definitely warmed up here and I can see myself enjoying this Chardonnay with some nice creamy dish as you’ve suggested 🙂

  10. Chardonnay ay? Looks smooth 😀

    Choc Chip Uru

  11. Perfect for Melbourne’s erratic currently sunny weather too!

  12. As we are getting closer to the warmer months, I am looking forward to some lovely summer evenings on the porch with glasses of crisp whites – yum!

  13. Your descriptions sound so good. It should be warming up anytime now here…at least I hope!

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