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2016 Te Mata Estate Elston Chardonnay

STOCK ARRIVES MONDAY 5TH MARCH! Still amazingly consistent year to year, Elston is a true legend of NZ wine

2016 Te Mata Estate Elston Chardonnay

STOCK ARRIVES MONDAY 5TH MARCH! Still amazingly consistent year to year, Elston is a true legend of NZ wine

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44% Off

2016 Te Mata Estate Elston Chardonnay

STOCK ARRIVES MONDAY 5TH MARCH! Still amazingly consistent year to year, Elston is a true legend of NZ wine

Raymond Chan rc5 Sam Kim sk5 Michael Cooper mc5 FWD Co. Panel f95

Description

Is there a more consistently excellent Chardonnay in New Zealand? We'd argue there's not, with Elston's track record dating back to 1984 practically unimpeachable. Made from the Mendoza clone from the oldest Chardonnay vines on the estate, this 2016 release is delicious on release, but like past Elstons, always ascends to a glorious peak around 5 years from vintage (though few bottles last that long!)

Smells

A very elegant but generous nose that shows clear hazelnut definition, against peach, fig, pineapple and nougat.

Tastes

Full of delicious notes of vanilla, cream, macadamia and coconut, the fleshy stonefruit backbone carries the long finish, with a refreshing hit of citrus and mineral grip. Sensational wine as always, it's worth tucking a few bottles away until after 2020 to experience it at its zenith.

BrandTe Mata Estate

RegionHawkes Bay

VarietalChardonnay

Size750ml

Alcohol %13.5%

Vintage2016

CountryNew Zealand

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