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.
Esk Valley Limited Release Nuhaka Hawke's Bay NZ Chardonnay 2003
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Full-flavoured Chardonnay with attractive peach and nectarine, spicy oak and some lees influence. The oak tannins produce a slightly coarse finish. Moderately complex and attractive Chardonnay. Cashew nuts.
Tasted: Mar 2004 Closure: S'cap Average price: NZD $20 (~USD $17)
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