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2007 Mountford Chardonnay Estate


  • New Zealand
  • South Island
  • Canterbury
  • Waipara
Drink between 2011 - 2012 (Edit)
CT91.3 13 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • rossandersonnz Likes this wine:

    October 19, 2014 - deep golden. rich and powerful, amy thought overwhelming. tropical fruits, moderate oak, biscuit/nut. long finish.

  • thewiz Likes this wine: 91 points

    May 28, 2012 - Chardonnay Around the World (Systembolaget Passagen, Stockholm, Sweden): Yellow colour. The palate shows some oak and a mixture of sulphur and citrus in a nice mixture adding some nuttines and butter to complete the feeling. The palate is spicy with tones of honey. Perhaps a bit high in alcohol. (Tasted double blind)

  • Omar Khayyam Likes this wine: 91 points

    February 26, 2011 - Grand Cru Chablis blind tasting (stockholm): tasted blind.
    Wow, this has the most charming nose of the wines tried this evening. Round, oaked, soft and expressive nose.
    It has body, but it is also a very well balanced wine with medium-long finish.
    My guess was a 2004 les clos. Clearly off. The real chard freaks in the gathering picked this one to be kiwi chard.
    Tied for WOTN for me in the vote. But with the seafood paté served afterward it didn't do as well as my other WOTN, the bougros from verget.

  • dynowine wrote: 90 points

    August 28, 2010 - Squared and centered chard. Nose of barnyard or stinky sock, hints of grapefruit-lemon and stony mineral. In the mouth tastes of mineral and light lemon cough drop (but not sweet) with hint of menthol and immature flowers. Not very acidic. Finishes with same elements above plus a bit more acid at the end. Dryish. Body medium, acid medium minus.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • Type White
  • Producer Mountford
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation Estate
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country New Zealand
  • Region South Island
  • SubRegion Canterbury
  • Appellation Waipara

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 5 (18%)
  • Consumed 23 (82%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

White fish pan-fried in butter

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