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Bob Campbell, Master of Wine Bob Campbell 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.
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Villa Maria Reserve Barrique Fermented Gisborne NZ Chardonnay 2008

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5 Star Rating
93/100 551
Fleshy, chewy wine with appealing peach, cashew nut, wholemeal and toasty oak flavours. Rich wine with good complexity and a lingering finish. Is this as good as Gisborne Chardonnay gets?
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Tasted: Nov 2009   Closure: S'cap    Average price: NZD $36 (~USD $31)

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