Bold chardonnay

West Brook Waimauku Chardonnay 2015, Auckland, NZD $38

Concentrated, tangy chardonnay with peach, stone fruit, citrus, toasted nut, brioche and spicy oak flavours. A rich wine with plenty of weight and assertive acidity driving a lengthy finish. (Screwcap)

Score: 94 ★★★★½ – view on

Alcohol: 12.5%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food: Devon large black pork belly and carrots

Stockists: West Brook Wines, Auckland; First Glass Wines, Auckland (NZ)

Ranked #30 of 115 2015 Chardonnay tasted from New Zealand

Price Benchmark: AUD $39.12 Avg 94pt 2015 Chardonnay tasted from New Zealand

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