KUMEU RIVER ESTATE CHARDONNAY AUCKLAND 19
Kumeu River Wines is New Zealand's top Chardonnay producer and best known globally.
Kumeu River Estate Chardonnay is the flagship white from the winery. It is made from grapes grown on six different vineyard sites in Kumeu and is consistently one of New Zealand's greatest dry, full bodied whites with outstanding freshness and complexity.
This great white drinks well now and can also age well for up to 10 years, potentially longer.
The winery is in the West Auckland village of Kumeu where it began life as San Marino Wines in 1944 when Croatian immigrant couple, Mick and Katé Brajkovich, bought a small property with a vineyard on it. Their descendents now own and run Kumeu River Wines, which produces 250,000 bottles of wine annually from its owns 30 hectares of vineyards in Kumeu and from another 10 hectares, owned by local grape growers.