Riverby Estate Marlborough Chardonnay (2019)

The 2019 vintage (4*) is a single-vineyard wine, estate-grown at Rapaura and fermented in French oak casks (30 per cent new). Bright yellow/green, it has a fragrant, slightly buttery and mealy bouquet. Medium to full-bodied, it has very good depth of peachy, citrusy flavours, fresh acidity, and savoury notes adding good complexity. Best drinking mid-2022+.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $28 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

When to drink: 2022

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2019; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 30
Vintage: 2018; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 22 – 30
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed March 2022

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