Buy Of The Week – NZ

Kumeu River 2014 Estate Chardonnay, Kumeu NZD $30

20% new oak. Impressive Chardonnay with peach, stone fruit, toasted nut, brioche, vanilla and spicy oak. Great texture – quite rich with a suede-like feel. Lengthy wine with a good structure of gentle acidity and subtle tannins. Offers good value at this price. 5-6000 cases. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

Aging: now-2022

Food match: Snapper with carrot, cucumber, hazelnut and vincotto

Stockists: Glengarry Wines, Auckland; Fine Wine Delivery Company, Auckland

Ranked #9 of 101 2014 Chardonnay tasted from New Zealand

Price Benchmark: NZD $41.74 Avg 95pt 2014 Chardonnay tasted from New Zealand


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