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2012 Kumeu River Chardonnay Mate's Vineyard

  • 94 WA
  • 88 WS
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SKU: 95565-2012-750

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 88

    A tangy, juicy lemon curd flavor is at the core of this wine, with dried floral, cedar, spice and toasted almond notes. Finishes with a pleasantly bitter citrus peel accent. Drink now. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 1,100 cases made.
    Author: MaryAnn Worobiec
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 94

    Tasted blind at Farr Vintners Kumeu/White Burgundy tasting. The nose on the 2012 Mate's Vineyard Chardonnay has more intensity and complexity than the 2010: very detailed and harmonious with limestone, nettle and citrus lemon notes. The palate is fresh and poised with lime and green apple, very well-judged acidity with a linear, Chablis-like finish that is an absolute joy. This is an outstanding Mate's Chardonnay, perhaps the best that Kumeu River produced that year.
    Drink Dates: 2015-2030
    Author: Neal Martin
  • Self | Rating:

    Strong apple, lime, and stone aromas. Lots of length. Plenty of acidity allayed with quite rich texture. Tastes like Puligny and a decided bargain. Closed with a screwcap which I love.
    Author: Daniel B

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 242 bottles owned
  • 21 collectors