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CHARDONNAY 2017 Hawke's Bay, North Island, Ripe, Lemon
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer ESK VALLEY
Bright light yellow colour. Intense, complex, slightly spicy, ripe, lemon meringue nose with lots of toasty notes. Dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, slightly spicy, bright, ripe, lemon meringue flavours with a lingering, thankfully high acid, gently cedary finish. Has 13% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L8309/L8285 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Screwcap closure. CSPC 149997
Type White Table Wine
Agent Hob Com
Country New Zealand
Region
Rating ***(90 points)
Toasty, Ripe, Lemon
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: A neat chardonnay with compact texture and some richer flavors. Aromas of peaches and almond nougat lead to a palate that tastes of buttered popcorn, then turns warm and takes on a hazelnut flavor through the finish. Drink now. Score - 90 (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, Oct. 8, 2018) Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 6, 2019
Cases bought 220 (6 bottles per case)

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