Staete Landt Josephine Marlborough Chardonnay (NV)

Past vintages were from a single vineyard at Rapaura, in the Wairau Valley, but the 2019 (4.5*) is from 'highly selected vineyard parcels in Marlborough.' Hand-picked and fermented in French oak barriques, it is a refined wine, bright, light lemon/green, with a fresh, slightly mealy bouquet. Mouthfilling, it is vibrant and youthful, with deep, ripe stone-fruit flavours, biscuity notes adding complexity, fresh acidity and a finely textured, very harmonious finish. Good value.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: NV
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $28 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2022

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