Kumeu River Chardonnay vertical bonanza


Jancis reports on a world first: a hugely impressive set of verticals from a source of impeccable Chardonnays, in New Zealand. See also The world's great Chardonnays.

Do we need white burgundy? This thought went through my head at the end of an amazing, and impressively consistent, tasting of 48 Chardonnays from Kumeu River in New Zealand last month. 

I will never forget the glory of a DRC Montrachet 1978 I was lucky enough to taste in 1999, and I am a huge fan of the wines of Colin-Morey and Roulot – and am lucky enough to have had...