aria wine program
Aria’s wine list is one of the most awarded in Australia, showcasing the finest wines this country has to offer as well as an eclectic mix from all over the world. With a truly authentic and diverse list including boutique producers, cult heroes and rising stars, ours is a wine journey that you will never forget.
Our Head Sommelier Salvatore Persico leads a team of diverse sommeliers overflowing with gumption and a strong passion for wine.
our grape of the moment | chardonnay
Universally chardonnay is the most planted white grape, allowing it to be showcased in a variety of different wine styles. It can be grown in both warm and cool climates, making it incredibly versatile and playful for wine makers.
Our wine program features a variety of chardonnay, highlighting the extensive styles available, and paying homage to the inclusivity of our list.
2017 cloudburst chardonnay
Often described as a biodynamic paradise, Cloudburst is located in the bushland of Leeuwin-Nationalist Nation Park, Margaret River, WA. Nature and all that comes with it is embraced at Cloudburst, often boasting an array of animals living on or around the vines. At the helm of this production is Will Berliner.
Started in the earlier 2000’s the goal was to always bring the wine back in line with nature, whilst not being scared to enjoy the full use of winemaking skills that Will has. 2017 Cloudburst Chardonnay is rich in texture whilst effortlessly integrating flavours of white peach, hazelnut and brioche.
2019 ceritas charles heintz chardonnay
2005 was the first vintage for Ceritas and the start of a journey that sings the song of the Northern California coast. Founder John Raytek believes himself and his team can draw a map of the areas they source from because as he put its “We know this place inside and out – we ride our bikes through its rolling hills, we surf in its frigid waters, we take our kids mushroom foraging in the fog-drenched conifers – and you can see it in our wines.”
Winemaking focused on sites that are accessed by few giving them the opportunity to lend a hand in farming and learning the vines themselves. The Charles Heintz site is one of the area’s oldest sites, boasting 40+ year old vines. 800m elevation and sitting just above the fog line the Charles Heintz vineyard produces rich yet mineral driven chardonnay.
2020 sandhi chardonnay
Sourcing fruit from select vineyards from the Sta. Rita Hills in Santa Barbara County, Sandhi is a winery that at the very core focus on 3 things: man, earth, and vine. Chardonnay produced by Sandhi walks the line of being exciting yet approachable.
Starting in 2010 by Rajat Parr and Sashi Moorman, this collaboration from the start had a passion to bring wines from the region back on to the tables of consumers whilst still show casing Santa Barbara County’s rich ability to provide specular fruit.
2019 domaine hubert lamy st aubin les frionnes
Domaine Hubert Lamy focuses on all things Burgundy. Starting in 1973 the production truly grew in the 90’s when Olivier Lamy joined his father as winemaker. With just under 50 acres across multiple appellations including Premier cru and Grand Cru vines - the Lamy dynasty grows each year in popularity.
With majority of their production in St Aubin they transport the consumer into a world of pure joy with their chardonnay. Domaine Hubert Lamy offers zesty, racy and mineral whilst being effortlessly playful and vibrant, showcasing the power of this premier cru site and its rocky soil.