Buy of the Week NZ

Church Road Chardonnay 2020, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $14.99

Moderately rich, textural chardonnay with grapefruit, toast, ginger and subtle oak flavours. Tasted against several chardonnays from the same vintage at similar price points, this was a clear winner. (Screwcap)

Score: 87 ★★★ – view original tasting note

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2024

Food: Kawakawa dumplings with shiitake mushroom and truffle dressing

Stockists: Countdown online; Whisky and More, Waikato (NZ); Jim Murphy Airport Cellars – ACT (AU)

Ranked: #13 of 17 2020 Chardonnay from Hawke’s Bay

Awarded: Top Value

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