Windrush Empire Organic Marlborough Chardonnay (2020)

Offering fine value, the 2020 vintage (4.5*) is a very youthful, single-vineyard wine, grown at Renwick, hand-harvested and fermented in French oak casks (20 per cent new). Bright, light yellow/green, it is full-bodied, with fresh, concentrated, peachy, citrusy flavours, showing very good complexity, balanced acidity and a tightly structured finish. Best drinking 2023+. Certified organic.


Type: White Wines
Variety: Chardonnay
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $26 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.

When to drink: 2023

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