Pooley Wines Cooinda Vale Chardonnay 2018

Tasmania
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£40.95 per bottle
118 in stock

*Strictly limited to 6 bottles per customer / per street*

**Available for delivery Early November 2019**

A classic from Cooinda Vale the 2018 vintage screams elegance and finesse.
The nose is bright with lemon, vanilla, toast, white peach and cashew. The palate is long and complex, carries racy grapefruit acidity while holding a creamy texture, pristine citrus, cashew, toasty spice and a mineral finish. The structure, length, line and power of this wine is phenomenal. It displays the character and complexity of Cooinda Vale and has the potential for a long and rewarding cellar life.

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*Strictly limited to 6 bottles per customer / per street*

**Available for delivery Early November 2019**

A classic from Cooinda Vale the 2018 vintage screams elegance and finesse.
The nose is bright with lemon, vanilla, toast, white peach and cashew. The palate is long and complex, carries racy grapefruit acidity while holding a creamy texture, pristine citrus, cashew, toasty spice and a mineral finish.
The structure, length, line and power of this wine is phenomenal. It displays the character and complexity of Cooinda Vale and has the potential for a long and rewarding cellar life.

Glassware

Glassware

Zalto Denk-Art Bordeaux Glass

Zalto Bordeaux glass is recommended for weightier style reds, probably our most widely used glass when tasting in house, this glass is great for many different wines. The large bowl helping aerate and soften tannins whilst accentuating the wines depth and concentration. The Bordeaux glass is the ideal choice for Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Zinfandel, Bordeaux or Rhone style blends and many other red wines. Surprisingly, it is also the glass of choice for oaked Chardonnay as well, the shape of the bowl accentuating the balance of ripe fruits and oak.

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Pooley Wines

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"Pooley Wines – a multi award winning family winery located in the heart of the famous Tasmanian wine producing region of the Coal River Valley. "

 

Pooley Wines are recognised as one of the leading producers of premium cool climate wines (not only in Tas, but in Australasia) winning over 100 awards since Margaret Pooley’s first vintage in 1988.

Members of the Pooley family have been actively involved in the business for three generations with their longstanding passion and commitment to fine wine being your assurance of uncompromising quality. They are also proud to be recognised for their environmental approach to wine making by becoming the first and only fully credited environmentally sustainable vineyards in Tasmania.

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Tasmanian Wine UK

 

"Without question, Tasmanian wines have been one of the greatest discoveries for us over the past few years. From House of Arras, producers of the finest sparkling wines to be made outside of Champagne to some of the greatest Pinot Noirs we’ve ever tasted. "

 

Positioned just over 400 km from mainland Australia’s south east coast, Tasmania has rapidly gained a reputation for being a premium, cool climate wine region, not just for sparkling wines but also for top quality still wines such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz. With vineyard sites positioned on the north and south east side of the island taking full advantage of the cool, maritime influences and coastal breezes that help to preserve the crisp acidity and freshness that is so important in producing wines of this Calibre. Wine makers in Tasmania utilise the whole region often blending parcels from vineyards across the different sub-regions that each lend its own specific identity to the wines.

Tamar Valley on the north coast is one of the warmer sub-regions with a higher level of rainfall producing fruit with a riper character. Just to the east of this is Pipers River, one of Tasmania’s coolest regions with a terroir dominated by red, ferrosol soils and home to the outstanding sparkling wine producer House Of Arras. Created by Ed Carr who is unanimously considered to be Australia’s greatest sparkling wine maker, House Of Arras source grapes from top vineyard sites located on Tasmania’s south and eastern coastal sub-regions. As we travel south we come to the East Coast region followed by Coal River Valley, Derwent Valley and Huon Valley. Based in the Huon Valley is Glaetzer-Dixon, responsible for producing, amongst others, the legendary La Judith Pinot Noir with 3 years of aging in new oak. Dr Edge is a producer that focuses on the unique expression of each terroir creating three individual, single vineyard Pinot Noirs each from a different sub-region. Simply named North - from Stoney Rise vineyard in Tamar Valley, East – from Hazards Vineyard in the East Coast and South – from Meadow Bank vineyard in Derwent Valley. As well as these single vineyard expressions Dr Edge also produces a blend of all three named Tasmania.

Based in the Huon Valley is Sailor Seeks Horse who brought a derelict, 6.5 hectare vineyard back to life from which they now produce exquisite Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Hughes & Hughes can be found in a tiny hamlet called Flowerpot, who as well as Pinot and Chardonnay, produce Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc from grapes sourced from growers across the island. Our range of Tasmanian wines is continuously growing and we believe the region is just beginning to discover its potential for world class class Pinot Noir and Chardonnay as still wines as well as the famous sparklings to come out of Tasmania.

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