Kumeu River

Maté's Vineyard Chardonnay

9.139 ratings
9.310 pro ratings
Kumeu, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Leslie Wright

Leslie had this 6 years ago

Leslie had this 6 years ago

1 person found it helpfulMar 21st, 2014
Adam Plotkin

Notes of smoke and ash. #TexSom

Notes of smoke and ash. #TexSom

Aug 14th, 2016
Tom Kobylarz

Vied for top Chardonnay at #matteroftasteNYC between the Paul Hobbs and the Cullen. About as good as it gets in the new world. Burgundy sensibility meets the new world.

Vied for top Chardonnay at #matteroftasteNYC between the Paul Hobbs and the Cullen. About as good as it gets in the new world. Burgundy sensibility meets the new world.

Feb 22nd, 2016
Mike Steffel

2007 vintage is impressive.

2007 vintage is impressive.

Feb 20th, 2016
Wes Pearson

No finer NZ Chardonnay.

No finer NZ Chardonnay.

Oct 22nd, 2015
Paul Delancellotti

Wonderful !

Wonderful !

Jun 27th, 2015
Douglas Renall

Amazing Chardonnay. Balanced, intricate and ethereal with great melon and yeasty characteristics

Amazing Chardonnay. Balanced, intricate and ethereal with great melon and yeasty characteristics

Dec 21st, 2013
Kat Thomas

Sommelier Rose.Rabbit.Lie

9.1

With my triple cream cheese this was a perfect toast

With my triple cream cheese this was a perfect toast

Nov 4th, 2013
hiro

濃厚 パワフル❗

濃厚 パワフル❗

Apr 5th, 2018
Zach Jindra

Bit more acid, more green apple, less smoke than the Mate vineyard.

Bit more acid, more green apple, less smoke than the Mate vineyard.

Mar 23rd, 2018