“Ask a Kiwi wine afficionado to name five of New Zealand’s superstar chardonnays and you can probably safely bet that the list will include Te Mata Elston, Neudorf Moutere and at least one, or perhaps both, of the Kumeu River labels. On current form, I’d add Spencer Hill Coastal Ridge to the list too.”  Sue Courney, WineoftheWeek.com

Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon