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Date Printed: 9/16/2014
Kim Crawford Unoaked Chardonnay 2003
Kim Crawford Unoaked Chardonnay 2003
(search item no. 75854)

PRICE ON 9/16/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2001 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Color: Pale straw with touches of green and gold.

Aroma: Perfumed Chardonnay, reminiscent of nectarines, pineapple and sherbert. Grapefruit and hazelnut aromas are underscored by the butterscotch of malolactic and a hint of honey.

Palate: A rich, full palate, characterised by great fruit intensity, with peach, mango and pineapple balanced with malolactic sweetness. This is a powerful wine, with integrated flavours and great balance that persists well.

A true expression of Chardonnay fruit Food Match: Ideal with white meats and seafood, the wine without oak is a perfect accompaniment to ‘fusion' style Pacific rim food.

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About Kim Crawford:

Kim Crawford Wines started out in a small Auckland cottage in New Zealand. Since its launch in 1996, the label has gained critical acclaim around the globe. Kim Crawford wines capture the true aromas and flavors of New Zealand in each bottle. The established leader of luxury-priced Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand, Kim Crawford combines a passion for excellence in winemaking with a vision of exploring new boundaries.