Ashton Hill's Stephen George in one of Australia's most skilful and versatile winemakers. Making powerful reds at Wendouree, he also produces some beautifully elegant wines at Ashton Hills. While Ashton Hills is best known for its Pinot Noir, they also make some stunning Adelaide Hills Chardonnay.
This 2021 Ashton Hills Piccadilly Valley Chardonnay is a limited release wine from two selected Piccadilly Valley sites in the Adelaide Hills. A delicious cool-climate Chardonnay bursting with vibrant peach, stonefruit and citrus flavours, the quality, well-measured oak plays a mere supporting role.
Review of the 2020 vintage included below;
"97 Points. This is straight-out-of-the-blocks pure and delicious chardonnay, with just the right amount of all the elements fitting exactly together: exact ripeness in the white stone-fruit flavours, citrus acidity, oak-encouraged creaminess and finishing pithy texture. Purity, refreshment, A-list. Screw cap. 12.5% alc. To 2028. $40"- Tony Love, Halliday Wine Companion 2022.