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Three-Pack Special: 2010 Kumeu River Chardonnay Maté's Vineyard-Kumeu, New Zealand

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WS 97 WA 94 IWC

6 of 84 bottles left

Product Price

Compare $180.00
Bottle $60.00
Three-Pack $99.00

Bin Ends Notes:

ORDER 3 BOTTLES; DISCOUNT TABULATES AUTOMATICALLY TO $99.

If you love WORLD CLASS, Premier Cru/Grand Cru level quality Chardonnay, and we're talking Puligny-Montrachet, Corton-Charlemagne, Kistler, or Cakebread level quality wine here, then this afternoons Bin Ends Three Pack Feature is for you.

Kumeu River is arguably the VERY BEST producer of Chardonnay in the Southern Hemisphere and Matés Vineyard is the estates very finest single vineyard bottling. The thing that sets this wine apart from all other contenders is the wines ageability. Kumeu River Chardonnays develop finesse and complexity on par with the finest of white Burgundy offerings and today's selection is no exception. Noted Australia/New Zealand wine critic Bob Campbell rated this wine 97 points and ranked it #2 on his list of wines for the year. James Suckling was equally impressed, gracing this wine with a rating of 96 pts.

Kumeu River Matê's Vineyard Chardonnay is crafted from all estate grown. low yielding Mendoza clone Chardonnay first planted in 1990. The fruit is all hand harvested, pressed in whole bunches, fermented 100% in barrel, and undergoes full malolactic fermentation before it is aged in barrel for nearly a year before bottling.

The 2010 Matê's Vyd Chardonnay pours into the glass with a brilliant yellow hue and presents a viscosity along the glass that immediately captures your attention. The ripe white pit fruit and baking spice aromatics on the nose triggers a response that makes your mouth water. On the palate, the fruit and spice flavors present themselves right up front and continue to evolve in layers.. ripe pear, peach, vanilla, toast... This wine is most certainly full bodied, but it is PERFECTLY balanced as the acidity, alcohol, and fruit/barrel flavor components harmonize and roll out in a long, layered finish. This wine is truly EXCEPTIONAL.

Let's have a closer look at the press:

Bob Campbell MW: 97 Points
Ranked #2 Wine for the Year in his annual Best Of Feature Wine 360

James Suckling: 96 Points
"With bright lemon and peach fruits on the nose, this is very pure and elemental. There are also some crushed rocky notes and a flinty edge to be found here. A compose and discreetly complex chardonnay that really chisels with air. The palate has a very assertive core of acidity, the fruit remains fleshy and supple, the power and elegance are impressive and the citrus and cool stone fruit flavors close things off."

Wine Enthusiast: 93 Points Cellar Selection
"Maté's Vineyard stands apart from the other Kumeu River bottlings for its consistent acid line and persistent finish, while retaining all of the typical Chardonnay flourishes. Roasted-nut notes impart an almost nougat-like nuance to the fruit flavors of citrus and white peach, while the palate is big and broad but neither overly muscular nor flabby. Long and toasty on the finish."

We have seven cases of 2010 Kumeu River Matés Vineyard Chardonnay in stock and there is no more further available behind it. Place your order today and you can enjoy the wine at your leisure with a fine New England lobster dinner, or save it to enjoy for several years to come. CHEERS!!

DON'T FORGET TO ORDER 3 BOTTLES!

THIS OFFER WILL EXPIRE ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 20th, 2017 -
OR WHEN THE PRODUCT RUNS OUT!

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