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Yarra Burn Bastard Hill Yarra Valley Australia Chardonnay 2004
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Strong grapefruit and minty/herbal/floral, good mouthfeel, some slightly reduced lees characters - tad funky. Dries a bit on finish - part of reduction? Gets better with aeration. Mod complex. 50% MLF, 50% new oak.
Tasted: Sep 2005 Closure: S'cap Average price: n/a
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