Neudorf Home Block Moutere features in any conversation of New Zealand's finest Chardonnays - indeed many critics would say that it is the very pinnacle of our nations white winemaking. As always this wine is about elegance and restrained power. The fruit weight and palate roundness you expect from great Chardonnay is there but the understated oak component (only 10% new) means this wine is a slow burn that sneaks up on your palate and seduces you over time. The 2020 is classic 'Moutere'. Stock is extremely limited. Be quick if this special wine is of interest.
The winery writes "Naturally this chardonnay has classic notes – white lilies, garden herbs and the now more familiar note of home baking. However, it’s the harmony and unity that define its greatness. While still young, Home Block Moutere Chardonnay 2020 already has an elegant mouthfeel which will continue to develop. This curvature is kept structured with a gentle backbone of acidity."