Astrolabe Marlborough Chardonnay (2020)

The delicious 2020 vintage (5*) is a top expression of Marlborough Chardonnay. Hand-harvested in the Awatere Valley, it was fermented and matured for nine months in French oak barriques and puncheons. Bright, light lemon/green, with a fragrant, savoury bouquet, it is mouthfilling, fresh and finely poised, with deep stonefruit flavours, complex, very harmonious, well-rounded and lingering.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $32 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2019; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 21 – 25
Vintage: 2018; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 20 – 26
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed July 2022

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