Chardonnay Day – Recent Chardonnay Tasted & Rated


It’s Chardonnay Day so here are a few chardonnays I have tasted over the last year in order of points I awarded out of 100.

Saint Clair Estate Pioneer Block 10 Chardonnay Marlborough 2007 (95/100)

Kumeu River Mate’s Vineyard Chardonnay 2007 (94/100)

Mahi Twin Valleys Vineyard Chardonnay Marlborough 2008 (94/100)

Kahuranhgi Estate Mt Arthur Moutere Chardonnay Nelson 2008 (92/100)

Peregrine Chardonnay Otago NZ 2009 (91/100)

Rimu Grove Nelson Chardonnay 2006 (89/100)

Sherwood Estate Heritage Collection Chardonnay Waipara 2006 (88/100)

Tresillian Single Vineyard Chardonnay Akaroa 2009 (87/100)

Kaituna Valley Canterbury Chardonnay 2007 (87/100)

Kahuranhgi Estate Mt Arthur Moutere Chardonnay Nelson 2007 (85/100)

Mahi Chardonnay Marlborough 2008 (85/100)

Muddy Water Chardonnay Waipara 2007 (85/100)

Sandihurst Chardonnay Canterbury 2006 (84/100)

Charles Wiffen Chardonnay Marlborough 2008 (82/100)

Marble Point Chardonnay Hanmer 2008 (81/100)

Sherwood Estate Chardonnay Waipara 2008 80/100)

Omihi Road Waipara Chardonnay 2006 (by Torlesse) (80/100)