Fromm 221 Brancott Road Marlborough Chardonnay (2018)

Certified organic, the ageworthy 2018 vintage (5*) is a single-vineyard wine, hand-picked and fermented and matured for 14-16 months in old French oak barrels. Bright, light lemon/green, it is fragrant and full-bodied, with pure, grapefruit-like flavours, gentle mealy, biscuity notes adding complexity, lively acidity, and impressive subtlety and refinement. Best drinking 2023+.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $48 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide 2022

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

When to drink: 2023

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