2016 Kumeu River Chardonnay Hunting Hill
Chardonnay - 750ML
  • WA 95
  • WE 94
  • JS 93
  • WS 92

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$44.94

In Stock: 8 btls
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Reg: $49.94

$44.94

In Stock: 8 btls
Ships Immediately

Pre-Arrival: 0 btls
ETA: Pending

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WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2018
The voluminous yet weightless 2016 Hunting Hill Chardonnay continues this bottling's successful run of vintages. Hints of roasted cashew accent tropical fruit, but thanks to a zesty line of citrusy acids, the wine powers... The voluminous yet weightless 2016 Hunting Hill Chardonnay continues this bottling's successful run of vintages. Hints of roasted cashew accent tropical fruit, but thanks to a zesty line of citrusy acids, the wine powers forward without ever seeming overly broad or heavy. It simply coats the mouth with a stunning array of complex flavors, lingering gently on the finish. - Joe Czerwinski
WE 94
Wine Enthusiast, December 2018
This single-vineyard wine hums on the nose but sings on the palate. Aromas of roasted, salted nuts, delicate orange and lemon peel seem to float in midair. On the palate, the toasty oak may be in plain view, but it's... This single-vineyard wine hums on the nose but sings on the palate. Aromas of roasted, salted nuts, delicate orange and lemon peel seem to float in midair. On the palate, the toasty oak may be in plain view, but it's beautifully balanced by river stone minerality, crystalline acidity and a satiny mouthfeel that never seems to end. Drink now-2025.
JS 93
jamessuckling.com, December 2017
The flinty nose gives way to ripe peach and nectarine fruits with a svelte, linear and focused palate. Terrific clarity of bright yellow peach fruit flavor and handy acid cut, too. Drink now. Screw cap.
WS 92
Wine Spectator, April 2018
Vibrant, this offers a precise and intense laser beam of Meyer lemon, orange marmalade and tangerine flavors that are expressive and kept crisp by juicy acidity. Notes of green tea linger on the finish, with hints of... Vibrant, this offers a precise and intense laser beam of Meyer lemon, orange marmalade and tangerine flavors that are expressive and kept crisp by juicy acidity. Notes of green tea linger on the finish, with hints of citrus zest. Drink now. 112 cases imported. –MW
Color & Type White
Varietal Chardonnay
Country New Zealand
Region Auckland
Vintage 2016
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Screw Cap