Tasted non-blind over dinner. Under screw cap. From what I understand, the bottle was decanted and put back to bottle before dinner.
First impression - slight petrol and citrus nose with great texture and acidity. Really interesting - but impossible to ‘place’ as distinctively Australian.
Tasted later in the evening and the petrol had taken a back seat to a more chalky/minerally element - wonderfully elegant and youthful with a finish that went on and on.
Impossible to know how this wine would have performed under cork, but for an 11 year old Chardonnay, I was quite impressed with the youthfulness and freshness of this wine, and would certainly look forward to trying more down the line to see the progression it takes.