Kumeu River

2021 Estate Chardonnay

£25.50 per bottle

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The winter of 2020 was relatively mild and dry. Spring came early again, abut this time there were frosts to contend with in late September, one in particular causing damage to many of Kumeu vineyards. Similarly at the Rays Road vineyard in Hawkes Bay there were frost events, but the wind machine that were installed recently did the job and damage was minimal. Flowering took place well ahead of normal, and it was obvious to the wine makers that the season would be very early in 2021. History will see 2021 sitting very nicely in the trio of outstanding vintages: ‘19, ‘20 and ’21.

Kumeu River Chardonnay is drawn from six different vineyard sites in the Kumeu Region, taking care to select only the very best grapes from these vineyards. This is a quality Chardonnay wine of style and pedigree that is delicious now but has the capability of aging as well as any of its predecessors. This Chardonnay blend provides concentrated flavours of citrus, preserved lemon and a dense layered palate with lingering complexity.

Facts about 2021 Estate Chardonnay

Winery

Code
12020

What does this wine taste like?

This wine features Oaky, Citrus & Peach notes.
 LightBold 
 DrySweet 
 SoftAcidic 

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