This wine takes the stance of enjoying all that is good about the state of the wine market today. The market has sustained and grown to the point that wine makers are able to produce quality wines at a very affordable prices. Thus is the case with this smooth and delicious chardonnay of Benefactor Cellars.
Jip Jip Rocks vineyards are grown on pink-red granite, a good base to let the vines struggle and produce concentrated juices full of character. In combination with their beneficial coastal location, Jip Jip Rocks produces a bold Shiraz that's sure to please.
The Semillon varietal has long been used in blending to produce Bordeaux Blancs, Sauternes and Barsacs. But the Australians are now creating wines exclusively with the Semillon varietal, and the results are fairly good. They have the subtle qualities of a Chardonnay.