2003 Cloudy Bay Chardonnay
From the most famous producer of Sauvignon Blanc in the world, this Chardonnay is pretty amazing white wine as well. The scent of pink grapefruit and lemon blossom is beautifully counterbalanced by smoky, savoury aromatics, reminiscent of roasted cashews and macadamia nuts. The palate is rich yet refined with a chalky texture supporting the delicious mineral-like complexity and creaminess derived from traditional winemaking techniques. Gentle fruit handling has produced a tightly structured, eleg...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 88.4 pts. and median of 89 pts. in 7 notes)
Wine SpectatorRating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/05
Wine EnthusiastRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
Vintage ChartRating for New Zealand: 78 (slightly worse than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: unpredictable<br/>