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A wine with my stamp of approval

Advantagescomplex and well balanced


"I have cracked open a bottle of wine tonight, and it has sparked me into review mode. I am really impressed by it, but I will explain that later. First off, I need to review the main grapes in the wine. I think that it is important to understand a wines make-up, in order to appreciate it fully. == Semillon == The semillon grape is considered to be one of the fine white wine grapes. It, along with muscadelle, and sauvignon blanc, is one of the ..." Read review

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Community Level 2hogg_lynn


A Stamp of Approval

AdvantagesReasonable price, Easy Drinking.


"...ordinary looking green bottle with HARDYS imprinted into the collar and a small label on the back. The cork is plastic which I do prefer as you tend not to get so many floating bits in the wine with a real cork and there is always a possibility of taint. The wine itself is a blend of the Chardonnay and Semillion grapes. The semillion seems to mellow out the sometimes overpowering Chardonnay flavour and makes this wine more citrus fruity and ..." Read review

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Community Level 4KatherineA


An Aussie White to Avoid

AdvantagesIt's Chardonnay - which many people like

DisadvantagesPoor value for money

"...when we come to the Hardys Stamp.) Next on the list came Tesco Own Able Australian Chardonnay. This was a very new wine and surprisingly fresh tasting. Retailing at around £4 a bottle, again, it relatively good value. Hardys Stamp came last (out of four). As I mentioned above, many Australian wines are oaked (does not have to be mentioned on the label). The oak adds a certain fullness to the palatte but can be used to try and give a poor wine ..." Read review

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... Or this.

AdvantagesShould be excellent with fish

DisadvantagesNot great on its own

"I did not get a good look at the label on this Hardy's Chardonnay, owing to the difficulty and probable social death that might have followed on my trying to prise the bottle from the barman, so detail-o-philes should stop reading here. But I thought I'd share my Hardy's Chardonnay Semillion experience anyway. It happened on a night of uncharacteristically dramatic English stormy weather, in a branch of a well-known faux-Irish chain of wine bars ..." Read review

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