Clone 15 Chardonnay from the vineyard of Kumeu locals Tim and Angela Coddington. The Kumeu River Coddington 2020 has to be the most Meursault of any Chardonnay I have tasted in NZ. The aromas and palate structure are easily confused for a top Premier Cru from Meursault. This wine takes New Zealand Chardonnay to a whole new level and needs to be applauded.
Rounded and rich on the entry, with a delicious kiss of French oak and mineral focus on the middle, finishing long, creamy, and biscuity with a fresh acid lift. A very complete wine in 2020, this Coddington is as good as any we can remember since its first release in 2006. Enjoy now to 2030 with your favourite fresh seafood cuisine.