Cloudy Bay Chardonnay 2005

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A blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, soft and delicate with elegant finish.

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Cloudy Bay Vineyards:
Cloudy Bay has been the benchmark New Zealand wine, from the iconic New Zealand winemaker Kevin Judd, since its founding in 1985 as one of the first 5 wineries in Marlborough. The ultra-premium wines express the purity and intensity of fruit flavors naturally afforded by the top vineyard sites and maritime climate.
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RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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Member Reviews for Cloudy Bay Chardonnay

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Snooth User: piper
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4.00 5
11/29/2007

Really love this sauvingon blanc. Very fruity, almost grapefruit.


Snooth User: Danny C
9917786
3.50 5
12/19/2008

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Cloudy Bay Chardonnay

External Review
Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
02/24/2010

Cloudy Bay Chardonnay 2005: empf. Trinktemperatur 8-10°C, in Barriques gereift, lagerfähig 3 - 5 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2005Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: MarlboroughWeingut: Cloudy BayRebsorte: ChardonnayRestzucker: trockenRestsäure: 7 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 0.14 Weißwein


External Review
Source: Fame Wine and Tobacco
09/23/2011

"Cloudy Bay Chardonnay 2005 is an irresistible mix of ripe citrus and toasted nut aromas reminiscent of grapefruit


External Review
07/31/2008

A tight, focused, ageworthy Chardonnay from a very well-regarded producer. Citrus fruits play against mixed nutty aromas, over a creamy texture laced with chalky mineralilty. Simply stunning.


External Review
01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesAromas of poached pear and grapefruit are beautifully complemented by a svaoury complexity reminiscent of roasted cashews and oatmeal. The combination of "hands-off" winemaking and vibrant Marlborough fruit delivers a rich, textural palate with concentrated cirus and fig flavours, seamlessly integrated oak, and a persistent finish.



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