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Wolf Blass Yellow Label Chardonnay


Wolf Blass Wines International was born in 1973 when Wolf started his own business, purchasing a 2.5 acre land holding with an old army shed outside Nuriootpa, at the northern end of the Barossa Valley. John Glaetzer joined the company and from 1974-1976 Wolf Blass Wines won three consecutive Jimmy Watson Trophies, the Black Label generated substantial publicity and hype. From this time onwards growth was impressive with Wolf Blass Yellow Label and Riesling becoming Australia's top selling red and white wine. By the end of 1990, the number of National and International awards totalled an incredible 2,575. As they have for almost 30 years, Wolf Blass wines continue to delight wine lovers all over the world.

Pale straw with a light green rim. The nose shows aromas of peach, nectarine and gentle, integrated, nutty, creamy oak. The palate is brimming with stone fruit flavours carrying through to a soft, lingering finish.

  • Product Code: TWE002WB
  • Grower: Wolf Blass
  • Grape Variety: Chardonnay
  • Style: Fruity and Creamy
  • Country: Australia
  • Appellation: South
  • Vintage: 2010/11
  • Alchohol: 13.5% ABV
  • Case Size: 6
  • Bottle Size: 75cl

Vintage Rating on this wine was 89 (source: Wine Competition Award Winners)


Closure: STELVIN

Alternative wine closures are substitute closures used in the wine industry for sealing wine bottles in place of traditional cork closures. The emergence of these alternatives has grown in response to quality control efforts by winemakers to protect against "cork taint" caused by the presence of the chemical trichloroanisole (TCA).

Screw caps or "Stelvin caps" are closures made only from aluminium material that threads onto the bottleneck. They are the predominant closure used by New Zealand wineries.[8][9] This can be attributed in part to the New Zealand screw cap initiative which promotes the use of screw caps instead of cork. Screw caps form a tighter seal and can keep out oxygen for a longer time than cork. These benefits aid in maintaining the wine's overall quality and aging potential.

Vino-Seal, or Vino-Lok, is a plastic/glass closure released by Alcoa. Since its introduction into the European market in 2003, over 300 wineries have utilized Vino-Seal. Using a glass stopper with an inert o-ring, the Vino-Seal creates a hermetic seal that prevents oxidation and TCA contamination.

Zork is an alternative wine closure that seals like a screw cap and pops like a cork. The Zork closure consists of three parts; an outer cap providing a tamper evident clamp that locks onto the band of a standard cork mouth bottle, an inner metal foil which provides an oxygen barrier similar to a screw cap, and an inner plunger which creates the ‘pop’ on extraction and reseals after use.

The traditional crowned bottle cap has been used in the sparkling wine industry as a closure during the bottle fermentation process (méthode traditionnelle). Normally the cap is replaced with a cork before shipping, though recently some producers are releasing wines using the crown cap as their closure.

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Case Price: £38.94
( 6 bottles in this case )
Price: £6.49


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