A full-flavoured Chardonnay delivering clear varietal flavours supported by a fullness and creaminess derived from extended time on yeast lees in barrel. Full malolactic fermentation has helped to soften the wine and add complexity of flavour that is supported by a smoky oak background from the barrel-aging. Exhibits a very strong combination of Mendoza Chardonnay fruit, complex toasty oak and yeast lees along with subtle malolactic fermentation aromas.
5 Stars, Wine Orbit, February 2019
2019/22 - will continue to develop for a further five years.
Perfect with seafood with rich cream-based sauces or roast chicken. For a speciality cheese match try Parmesan, Aged Cheddar or Aged Gouda.
KORO is Māori for grandfather and this range is named in honour of Royce McKean’s great-great-great-grandfather, Chief Tiki Tere Mihi. This is our most exclusive range and currently has a Central Otago Pinot Noir and a Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay. The Koro range wines are individually hand- crafted from grapes harvested at optimum ripeness and made in very limited quantities.
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