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.
Vidal Hawke's Bay NZ Chardonnay 2004
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An attractive, vibrant Chardonnay with a lovely mix of ripe peach and grapefruit flavours together with savoury yeast lees and subtle oak. A wine thatâ€™s full of charm with a silken texture and exquisite balance of fruit and alcohol sweetness balanced by crisp acidity.
Tasted: Mar 2005 Closure: S'cap Average price: NZD $20 (~USD $16)
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