Leveret Estate Reserve Hawke's Bay Chardonnay (2018)

The 2018 vintage (4.5*) was estate-grown at the cool, inland Riverview Vineyard and fermented and matured in French oak casks (45 per cent new). Full-bodied, with strong, ripe stone-fruit flavours, well seasoned with biscuity, toasty oak, fresh acidity, and excellent concentration and complexity, it showed considerable development when last tasted in December 2021. Ready.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $29 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2018; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 30
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed February 2022

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