is one of only 264 Masters of Wine in the world. An international wine judge, Bob judges wine professionally in ten countries and contributes regularly to publications around the world. His specialty is New Zealand wine which he reviews from an international perspective.
Sileni The Lodge Hawke's Bay NZ Chardonnay 2002
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Sileni’s flagship Chardonnay label has been produced in the winery’s own vineyard in a relatively cool district of Hawke’s Bay. Made from hand-picked grapes that were whole-biunch-pressed to produce a stylish, long-lived wine with a gentle texture and appealing subtelty.
Tasted: May 2004 Closure: S'cap Average price: NZD $35 (~USD $29)
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