Bass Phillip is known as a leading Australian Pinot Noir producer. For years, it has also made serious Chardonnay. The 2009 Bass Phillip Estate Chardonnay is a very Burgundy tasting wine. The wine has quite a big mouthfeel with stone fruit and guava flavours. The oak is noticeable. The wine is quite big, but very clean and polished. It is different from the increasing norm in Australia where citrus and acidity are dominating. (And it costs less than the equivalent Phillip Bass Pinot Noir.