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Shaw and Smith M3 Chardonnay

Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2006! M3 Chardonnay is a single vineyard wine first made in 2000. Named after the three partners in the vineyard, brothers Michael and Matthew Hill Smith along with cousin Martin Shaw, M3 is a finer style of Australian Chardonnay that has the capacity to age in bottle. 2004 M3 Chardonnay has distinct M3 character- slightly austere, restrained fruit, a hint of honeysuckle and great palate length. In addition to the winemaking and maturation process, M3 Chardonnay strongly ...

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  • Wine Spectator
    (2007 Vintage) "Round, polished and focused, with a minerally edge to the earthy pear and pineapple flavors. Shows elements strongly reminiscent of Puligny wines, including a solid, refined structure, an open-textured finish and a deft hand with oak. Drink now through 2015. 750 cases imported."
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine