A Mills Reef mouthful

Mills Reef Elspeth Chardonnay 2015, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $39.95

Rich, creamy chardonnay in a bold and flavoursome style with impressive weight and a smooth texture. Quite a complex wine with toast, ginger, peach, and nectarine with a seasoning of classy oak. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2023

Food: Roasted cauliflower, goats curd, almond & mint

Stockists: Mills Reef Wines (NZ & AU); Glengarry Wines, Auckland & Wellington; Primo Vino, Hamilton (NZ); Fine Wine Wholesalers – W.A (AU distributor)

Ranked #8 of 55 2015 Chardonnay from Hawke’s Bay

Awarded: Top Rank

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