Chardonnay, Maté’s Vineyard, Kumeu
From New Zealand's Chardonnay expert, this offers a smokey and briny nose marked by salted nuts and grilled stone fruit. These tones glide to the effortlessly silky, smooth palate, threaded by stoney minerality, pristine acidity and a lengthy tangy, savory finish. Drink now—2024.
This great chardonnay is just beginning to give its best. Cool and very fresh with lemon-blossom and lemon-curd character, married to considerable richness and animating acidity, this proves that New Zealand can play in the global chardonnay first le