90pointsPeter Howland 2004 Maxwell Vineyard Chardonnay (Hunter Valley)

Winemaker Peter Howland is making a name for himself by sourcing grapes from all over Australia. From his home base in the Hunter Valley, this Chardonnay deftly balances oaky notes of allspice and brown sugar with elements of Asian pear, melon and citrus. It's medium- to full-bodied, but held in check by zesty acidity. Long and nuanced on the finish. Drink now–2010, maybe longer. Joe Czerwinski

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  • Alcohol
    13.7%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    White
  • Importer
    Robert Whale Selections Inc
  • Date Published
    8/1/2007
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