Cloudy Bay Chardonnay (1.5 Litre Magnum)

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Cloudy Bay Chardonnay (1.5 Litre Magnum)

2011, Marlborough New Zealand
  • 1.5 Litre magnum, limited release from the cellars of Cloudy Bay in Marlborough
  • Aged for five years before release - can still be cellared for another 4-5 years!
  • "A proven ability to mature well over the long haul" (Michael Cooper)
  • No minimum purchase, delivered anywhere in NZ!
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    $99.00

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    Rock up to the next dinner party with one of these in hand – instantly cool and talk of the table!

    Cloudy Bay have released a very limited number of 1.5 Litre magnums of Chardonnay from their 2011 vintage. Already aged for five years before release these are drinking superbly right now. Want to carry on the cellaring? No sweat, the guys at Cloudy Bay recommend at least ten years cellaring, so they’ve still got a good four or five years to go!

    This is a wicked deal for top class, aged Chardonnay in a large format bottle (you can usually expect to fork out much more for a magnum given the production costs).

    A powerful, medium to full bodied style of Chardonnay, mostly hand picked fruit that’s been entirely aged for 15 months in French oak. Here’s what the wine buffs have had to say about this vintage…

    5 Stars, 94/100 (Sam Kim) – “Cloudy Bay Chardonnays have been known to mature beautifully, and no doubt this will too…Multi-layered and very promising. At its best: now to 2022″

    4 1/2 Stars (Michael Cooper) – “Powerful Marlborough wine with impressively concentrated, savoury, lemony, mealy flavours and a proven ability to mature well over the long haul”

    Match one of Marlborough’s finest with the finest from Marlborough – we’re thinking fresh seafood, especially crayfish!

    The Lowdown: 14% alc / 1.5 Litre / Screwcap
    Sam Kim – 5 Stars
    Michael Cooper 4.5 Stars

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