Johanneshof Marlborough Chardonnay (2018)

The 2018 vintage (3.5*) is the first Chardonnay from Johanneshof in nearly 20 years – the fruit was until recently all reserved for the company's sparkling Blanc de Blancs. Bright yellow/green, it was hand-picked and French oak-aged for eight months. A distinctive wine, it has strong, peachy, slightly toasty, vaguely honeyed flavours, threaded with appetising acidity. Ready.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★✰ – 3.5 Stars
Price: $29 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: –V

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2022

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

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