94pts James Suckling
This vintage punches well above its weight division with such complex and expertly curated style. Peach, nectarine, lemon and grapefruit aromas with flinty and pithy allure. The palate has a core of intense peach and citrus flavors with driving mineral and stony undertow to the long, fresh finish. Stunning value here. Drink or hold.
Kumeu River Estate Chardonnay is drawn from six different vineyard sites in the Kumeu Region. The winery is particularly careful in selecting only the very best grapes from these vineyards for their Kumeu River Estate label.