Cracking Craighall

Ata-Rangi-Craighall-Chardonnay-2014Ata Rangi Craighall Chardonnay 2014, Martinborough, NZD $45

Taut, elegant chardonnay with grapefruit, tree fruit, white peach, cashew nut, a hint of mineral, reductive character and spicy oak. A youthful wine with restrained power and a lingering finish. (Screwcap)

Score: 96 ★★★★★ – view on BobCampbell.nz

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food match: Snapper with prawn, butternut, orange and ginger

Suppliers: The Good Wine Co, Auckland; Fine Wine Delivery Co, Auckland (NZ); Wine Culture, NSW (AU); Negociants Australia (AU distributor)

Ranked #9 of 145 2014 Chardonnay tasted from New Zealand

Price Benchmark: NZD $52.34 Avg 96pt 2014 Chardonnay tasted from New Zealand

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