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Date Printed: 11/24/2014
Kumeu River Estate Chardonnay 2007
Kumeu River Estate Chardonnay 2007
(search item no. 102005)
screw cap wine
has fluid
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older vintages

Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 11/24/2014: $33.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

#41 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2009

Kumeu River Chardonnay is drawn from six different vineyard sites in the Kumeu Region. We are particularly careful in selecting only the very best grapes from these vineyards for our Kumeu River Estate label.

The 2007 vintage was terrific and produced wonderful Chardonnay throughout all our vineyards. The Estate Chardonnay from this vintage is ripe, rich and beautifully concentrated. The beautiful peach and hazelnut aromas along with the rich silky texture are distinct characteristics that we expect to see from this wine.

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About Kumeu River:

Founded in 1949 by Mick Brajkovich, wife Katé and son Maté, Kumeu River was one of the early pioneers in Auckland, New Zealand, that helped to establish its reputation as a world-class wine region. Still family owned and run, Kumeu River continues to pioneer new frontiers: winemaker Michael Brajkovich became New Zealand's first member of the prestigious Institute of Masters of Wine, London, and has been testing and championing screw cap closures for close to 20 years.