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Durvillea
Chardonnay
2019

RRP: $

Durvillea
Chardonnay
2019

A full-bodied, creamy and oaky chardonnay made in a round, mouth-filling style.

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR/APPEARANCE
Pale straw.

AROMA/BOUQUET
Complex citrus fruit, hazelnut meal, crème caramel and sweet oak vanillin.

PALATE
Full-bodied, with nectarine, honeydew melon, fine oak and a long ripe citrus finish.

FOOD PAIRING
Roasted hazelnuts, creamy pasta and poultry dishes, smoked salmon and miso-glazed eggplant with toasted sesame seeds.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
Lightly chilled.

91 POINTS 
“Moderately intense, ripe peach, apple and citrus and grapefruit flavours that reflect an excellent vintage. Supple chardonnay with a perfect balance of fruit sweetness and fruity acidity. Elegant rather than blockbuster.” JUL 20
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Bob Campbell, Master of Wine
The Real Review © The Real Review

2018 vintage

3½ STARS
"Offering good value, the 2018 vintage is a regional blend, hand-harvested, barrel-fermented and given a full, softening malolactic fermentation. Bright, light lemon/green, it is fresh and vibrantly fruity, with good depth of ripe-fruit flavours, a touch of complexity and a creamy-smooth finish. Enjoyable young."
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Michael Cooper
New Zealand Wines: Michael Cooper's Buyer's Guide 2020


2016 vintage 

95 points GOLD MEDAL
“Dripping with joyously succulent tropical fruit and warming vanilla tones; lashings of bold, creamy oak and a generous, rounded texture wrapped up in a fresh core of acidity. Lasting.”
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Decanter 
Decanter Asia Wine Awards 2017

Sustainably certified SWNZ
Vegan

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