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Kim Crawford 'Unoaked' Chardonnay 2018

Member Review by RandyFisher:

Fruity and acidic with a smooth finish. Everything I look for in a good white.

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Kim Crawford Wines:
One of the reasons why New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs have taken the world by storm. Delightful to the point of exuberance, this is a great wine for drinking alone of with lighter fare.

Member Reviews for Kim Crawford 'Unoaked' Chardonnay

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Snooth User: RandyFisher
10733941,990
3.50 5
Vintage: 2014 08/30/2016

Fruity and acidic with a smooth finish. Everything I look for in a good white.


Snooth User: RandyFisher
10733941,990
3.00 5
Vintage: 2013 06/20/2014

Three glasses


Snooth User: RandyFisher
10733941,990
3.50 5
Vintage: 2012 02/03/2014

Nicely balanced fruit to acidity. First unoaked chard that I didn't feel was trying to imitate SB.


Snooth User: Zuiko
540750839
2.00 5
Vintage: 2012 08/03/2013

The 2012 version of this wine no longer carries the Marlborough appellation as the older ones did. It just says East Coast. It is a blend of Hawke's Bay and Marlborough. The result is not a good one. This wine is a shadow of the previous wines. There is almost no fruit and the finish is short. Nice color and good acid balance though. My rating -- 80. It is priced as if it were the Marlborough wine and I find that a bit deceptive.


Snooth User: annecara
937071556
4.00 5
Vintage: 2012 09/09/2013

Four glasses


Snooth User: vin0vin0
3578087,180
0.00 5
Vintage: 2011 07/15/2012

Nice unoaked New Zealand Chardonnay. Good, clean, crisp citrus fruits with some minerality. Some complexity makes this a bit better than the normal $10-15 bottles.


Snooth User: vin0vin0
3578087,180
3.00 5
Vintage: 2011 07/15/2012

Very nice unoaked New Zealand chardonnay. Crisp and clean on the frontend with nice citrus and balanced acidity. Lemon, apricot and gala apple with a very cleansing mouth feel.


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External Reviews for Kim Crawford 'Unoaked' Chardonnay

External Review
Vintage: 2009 09/27/2011

Soft, with a creamy texture and delicate pear, peach and citrus flavors. Appealing for its light touch and details of spice and floral notes. Drink now.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 09/27/2011

Simple fruit flavors of golden pear balance this wine's malty scents of lees. It's a clean, grapey white for crawfish.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 01/03/2012

This is a plump, fruit-driven Chardonnay loaded with apple and citrus. The winersquo;s medium body and crisp, clean finish should prove versatile with a wide array of foods.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 01/03/2012

Simple fruit flavors of golden pear balance this winersquo;s malty scents of lees. Itrsquo;s a clean, grapey white for crawfish.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Tangy aromas of orange, peach, melon and underripe pineapple. Juicy, fruity and fresh, with supple melon, peach and nectarine flavors perked up by some CO2 Vibrant but not at all hard. Clean, lightly spicy finish shows subtle persistence.


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Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

This is a plump, fruit-driven Chardonnay loaded with apple and citrus. The wine's medium body and crisp, clean finish should prove versatile with a wide array of foods.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Green pear, dried yellow apple and wet stone nuances have good concentration, with tart lemon rind and a hint of balsamic in the finish. Drink now.


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