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Kumeu River Estate Chardonnay 2020

Kumeu River Estate Chardonnay 2020

  • Chardonnay
  • New Zealand, 750ml
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The 2020 vintage was exceptional and rivals the very finest Kumeu River have made. The level of citrus fruit complexity, and the layering of aromas and flavours that this wine shows are stunning. This is a quality Chardonnay wine of style and pedigree that is delicious.

  • Winery: Kumeu River
  • Varietal: Chardonnay
  • Region: Kumeu, New Zealand
  • Vintage: 2020
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Volume: 750ml
  • Closure: Screwcap
  • Other: Vegan-friendly
  • Food pairing: Chicken; veal & pork; shrimp, crab & lobster; potato & squash; cream & pesto sauces; mild & semi soft cheeses

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

The Brajkovich family and Kumeu River Wines is a story that parallels the New Zealand wine industry. From the pioneering days to the establishment of the New Zealand wine industry to today, the Brajkovich family have been internationally recognised as producing world class wine. The Brajkovichs are focused on and internationally recognised as producing world class Chardonnay. Just as the Brajkovich family has grown, so too has the winery itself. Extensions and additions mark the milestones that have seen business adapt and expand over the years. Today, the winery produces around 250,000 bottles annually from 30 hectares of its own vineyards in Kumeu, and another 10 hectares from local growers. The Chardonnay wines of Kumeu River have gained a strong foothold within the international market, receiving outstanding accolades. The vineyard has gone on to become the globally recognised benchmark for non-Burgundy produced Chardonnay. “If you can taste history, duty, and family pride in a glass, it’s there in the Kumeu River Chardonnays...now producing some of New Zealand’s greatest Chardonnays, not to mention the world’s.” Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

95/100 Points & 5 Stars - Cameron Douglas MS (2019 vintage)
94/100 Points - Cameron Douglas (2019 vintage)
4.5 Stars - John Caro (2019 vintage)
93/100 Points - Huon Hooke (2017 vintage
4.5 Stars Michael Cooper (2017 vintage)

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