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Challenges in New Zealand

Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Rival Sauvignon Blanc for top honors
Harvey Steiman
Issue: November 30, 2004

New Zealand has created its reputation on the success of its juicy Sauvignon Blancs, with their refreshing, distinctive character and accents of lime and passion fruit. So it's a bit of a surprise to see a couple of Chardonnays at the top of the list of the best wines from this year's tastings.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 30, 2004.

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