Mission The Gaia Project Hawke's Bay Chardonnay (2020)

The debut 2020 vintage (4.5*) offers excellent value. Fermented and matured in French oak casks, it is a bright, light yellow, full-bodied, savoury wine, with generous, ripe, stonefruit flavours, finely integrated oak, very good complexity and a well-rounded finish. Drinking well in its youth, it should break into full stride 2023+.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $22 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

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

Reviewed October 2021

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