With a diverse range of climate and subsoils, from the sub-tropical Northland to the most southerly grape-growing region of Central Otago, it is no wonder that New Zealand is now producing the international varieties found in Europe with a great deal of success, no longer "just" Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. All the wine-growing regions benefit from the moderating effect of their maritime climate, with a long ripening period with abundant sunshine hours and cool night-time temperatures, enabling the top-quality producers to deliver wines with purity, vibrancy and a real sense of terroir.
Bottle 75cl £15.88
Bottle 75cl £27.58
The 2014 Estate Chardonnay is a wonderful cuvée designed to show the house style and ethos of this excellent estate. From 5 different plots, hand harvested and fermented in barrel with wild yeasts, this is a very carefully made wine. The subtlety in its ingredients and making is reflected in the complexity and delicacy in the wine. Rich and elegant...more
Bottle 75cl £28.68