Original
62 Ratings
Cloudy Bay Chardonnay Marlborough

Wine Details

Vineyard

Cloudy Bay

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) 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...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/02