2014 Village Chardonnay

Kumeu River, Auckland, New Zealand

Chardonnay, Drinking Now 2020

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Tasting Notes

Extremely restrained on the nose, this wine is more akin to a Chablis from a ripe vintage than a New World Chardonnay. Notes of lemon butter and lemon tart waft from the glass. The palate displays citrus peel with a creamy mouthfeel and a steely acidic finish. This wine really punches above its weight!

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Auckland, New Zealand

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