Neudorf Moutere Chardonnay 1997

Golden sherry colour. Initially strong oxidation and clearly past it. Palate is still alive but the oxidised fruit dominates; opens in the glass and is clearly still old but has lovely sweet fruit and some toasty malo. Long finish of caramel and stone fruits.

Moutere, Nelson, New Zealand

17/20 (considering its age) but 14/20 really [tasted 30-10-2011]

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