Scotsman John Riddoch founded what is now Wynns Coonawarra Estate in the late 19th century. He planted his first vines in 1891 and by 1896 had completed the estate’s famous three gabled winery, an image that is reflected on the Wynns Coonawarra Estate labels to this day. It wasn’t until 1951 however, that two Melbourne wine merchants, Samuel and David Wynn, purchased Riddoch’s original vineyards and renamed the winery. Today, Wynns Coonawarra Estate is the region’s single largest vineyard holder, with the best and most established vineyards in the district. Wynns Coonawarra Estate was the first winery to be established in the Coonawarra, by John Riddoch in 1896. Wynns Coonawarra Estate was the first winery to be established in the Coonawarra, by John Riddoch in 1896. The winery is located on the world famous strip of ‘Terra Rossa’ soil that produces fruit with exceptional quality. First produced in 1981, Wynns Coonawarra Estate Chardonnay demonstrates that Coonawarra can produce fine whites as well as fine reds.
Pale straw with a green edge & bright hues. The bouquet shows fresh, ripe pear and citrus aromas buoyed by subtle, integrated oak. The palate is rich in ripe apple / pear fruit with spicy notes. The texture is smooth with vanilla accents, bright fruit, subtle oak & fine acid texture through the finish. With gentle oak and lively fruit, this clean and fresh.