Mission Estate Chardonnay 2008, Hawkes Bay, North Island

Chardonnay Chardonnay
New Zealand

$14.80 (203117)

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83 pts
3
January 08, 2011
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Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Quite reductive and rubbery off the top, this needs more than a little air to come out of it's shell; SO2 is...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This bright yellow chardonnay has a lifted, rather sulphured matchstick nose, with some pineapple fruit and herbs....

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Community Reviews (1)

Allison Vidug
Allison Vidug

Light, even aromas of caramel, lees, baked apples and hints of minerality. Not an overly intense wine, but well balanced and nuanced. Great value. Excellent example of New Zealand Chardonnay.

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