Wine of the Week NZ

Martinborough Vineyard Home Block Chardonnay 2015, Martinborough, NZD $40

A complex, adventurous and quite stylish chardonnay with obvious reductive struck flint, mineral characters with ripe peach and nectarine, brioche and classy oak characters. A complex wine supported by good acidity that helps to drive an impressively lengthy finish. (Screwcap)

Score: 96 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food: Snapper fried in turmeric with Vietnamese mint, peanuts, dill pickles

Stockists: Martinborough Vineyards; Fine Wine Wholesalers – WA (AU distributors)

Ranked #7 of 142 2015 Chardonnay tasted from New Zealand

Price Benchmark: NZD $55.60 Avg 96pt 2015 Chardonnay tasted from New Zealand

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