2009 Craggy Range Chardonnay Single Vineyard Gimblett Gravels Vineyard


  • New Zealand
  • North Island
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Gimblett Gravels
Drink between 2013 - 2018 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 3

  • nwebstar Likes this wine: 91 points

    May 11, 2018 - What a nice surprise. Found this tucked away in my cellar. Condition was a testament to good cellaring and Stelvin top. Colour was pale straw -perhaps just a little too odd for a 9yo chardonnay. Flavour was delicate peach, pear and a little apple acidity. Light cinnamon back notes. Perhaps not all together typical but nonetheless enjoyable. Lacks a genuine depth and evolved experience.

  • Eckie wrote: 92 points

    September 8, 2012 - I remembered this was fabulous, and indeed it is!

  • Eckie wrote: 92 points

    June 17, 2011 - Absolutely fabulous white. Another refined chardonnay from the new world, delicate, layered and with lots of terroir. Citrus flavours, stone fruits and tons of minerality. Seems like they have finally cracked it how to make whites that resemble Burgundy whites. Drink it only slightly chilled and give it two hours of air and you will know what I am talking about! Great stuff.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type White
  • Producer Craggy Range
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation Single Vineyard
  • Vineyard Gimblett Gravels Vineyard
  • Country New Zealand
  • Region North Island
  • SubRegion Hawke's Bay
  • Appellation Gimblett Gravels

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 33 (31%)
  • Consumed 72 (69%)

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