Capable of greatness, the versatility of Chardonnay offers a mouth-filling concentrated fruit-driven wine.
Chardonnay is renowned in the wine world for its ability to be expressed in a multitude of styles. The winemaking techniques and regional differences play a leading role in the the final wine.
"The Hawke's Bay climate and our vineyards bring elements of freshness to the wines, so it’s not too big and heavy, but has concentration of flavour and depth of complexity. These are all qualities which great wines should have, but not all parts of the world can deliver"
Hawkes Bay Wines
The North Island’s Hawkes Bay region has a sunny, maritime climate perfect for slowly ripening Chardonnay promoting fruit intensity and freshness. These rich, textual wines express stonefruit, fig and honeyed characteristics, with hints of tropical fruit.
Chardonnay is the most versatile white wine to pair with food. Enjoy with fresh seafood, chicken Caesar salad, or an antipasto platter.