has judged wine professionally in twelve countries, contributes regularly to wine publications around the world and has lectured on wine in many countries. His speciality is New Zealand wine which he reviews from an international perspective. He gained his Master of Wine qualification in 2000.
Ashwell Martinborough NZ Chardonnay 2010
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The wine kicks off with a creamy texture that leads to a pleasantly drying and slightly astringent finish of respectable length. Shows moderate power but needs a little time to fully integrate flavours.
Tasted: Apr 2011 Closure: S'cap Average price: NZD $25 (~USD $21)
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