Derwent Estate Calcaire Chardonnay 2016

$67.57 per single bottle
Size: 750

About This Wine

Derwent Estate Calcaire Chardonnay 2016 is an Australian Chardonnay style white wine from the Tasmania region in Australia.
Type White Wine
Varietal(s) Chardonnay
Country Australia
Region Tasmania
Brand Derwent Estate Wines
Vintage 2016

Tasmanian Wine

The Tasmanian wine region is a cool climate region, the most southerly of all wine regions in Australia. Due to the lower temperatures, the area grows primarily Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc, with smaller plantings of Riesling, Pinot Gris and Cabernet Sauvignon.

“Having been to many wine tastings over the years, I can definitely say from a personal standpoint that Tasmanian Chardonnay and Pinot noir are always ones I look forward to trying if they are on the menu. They are almost always high calibre wines that can easily compete against what the rest of the world has to offer in these varietals.” Jason C. – World Wine.

While Tasmania makes great still wines, the exceptional Chardonnay and Pinot Noir also make for excellent sparkling wines.

More recent vintages since 2005 have been positively impacted by the effects of global warming. With slightly higher temperatures the grapes are ensured to ripen fully and produce more vibrant wine.


James Halliday – The slightly flinty bouquet sets the antennae waving. Utterly exceptional purity and great line, length and balance. It could come from anywhere, especially Chablis/White Burgundy. Beautiful. Trophies, including Best White Wine of Show, Tasmanian Wine Show '15.

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