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Date Printed: 10/6/2015
Craggy Range Winery Kidnappers Vineyard Chardonnay 2011
Craggy Range Winery Kidnappers Vineyard Chardonnay 2011
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James Suckling rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 10/6/2015: $18.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 James Suckling rating: 92 points
2010 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Shows lemon zest, almond, and mineral aromas and flavors, with a coastal acidity and freshness. This medium-weight, textured wine has a remarkable length of flavor.

A delicious companion to a variety of shellfish dishes.

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About Craggy Range Winery:

Craggy Range is a family owned winery established in 1997 named by U.S publication Wine Enthusiast magazine as New World Winery of the Year for 2014. It is situated in the shadow of the spectacular Te Mata Peak in the premium wine growing area of Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. Based on the single vineyard philosophy of winemaking, Craggy Range was the first in the Southern Hemisphere to make single vineyard wines from multiple New Zealand regions with grape varieties matched to place. The winery produces a portfolio of quality wines including the iconic Prestige and Family collections, as well as Limited Editions all reflecting the place and the people.

The grapes, grown in exceptional winery-owned New Zealand estate vineyards in Hawke’s Bay, Martinborough and Marlborough, are selected for their special soils and unique climates producing wines of character, quality and authority. The architecturally inspired Giants winery complex and vineyard is also home to the Craggy Range Cellar Door and the award winning restaurant Terroir at Craggy Range. Nestled amongst the vines, the four Craggy Range Vineyard Cottages offer self-contained boutique accommodation.