Villa Maria Single Vineyard Taylors Pass Chardonnay (2019)

Grown in the company's Taylors Pass Vineyard in Marlborough's Awatere Valley, this wine is hand-harvested and fermented and matured in French oak barriques (partly new.) The 2019 vintage (4.5*) is a bright, light yellow/green, mouthfilling wine, with very good intensity of fresh, vibrant, citrusy, slightly peachy flavours, integrated toasty oak, and lively acidity. It needs time; best drinking 2023+.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $50 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2022

This wine is a Classic.

When to drink: 2023

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