There’s nothing quite like a crispt or buttery chardonnay to get wine lovers excited.
Whether paired with a beautiful seafood dish, or cheese platter, it makes for the perfect drop, especially on World Chardonnay Day!
But which chardonnay should you be celebrating with?
Here is a list of some of the best New Zealand wine choices, that will be sure to tickle your tastebuds, each brand also happens to be part of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s 2022 Made with Care Campaign in Australia, a global initiative designed to raise awareness of New Zealand’s superlative produce which is available right here in Australia.
2019 Greystone Chardonnay – Pale lemon colour. Aromatics of brioche, roasted cashew, and corn husk. Underpinned by lime zest, fennel fronds, & pink grapefruit. Palate is expansive & rich, crisp citrus zing and generous finish with signature fine-grained oak.
Te Mata Estate Chardonnay ‘21 – Palest gold, Estate Chardonnay ’21 immediately shines, with the scents of ripe grapefruit, lemon, white peach, pineapple, and freshly baked sourdough all jumping from the glass.
Invivo & Co Chardonnay 2019 – Great New Zealand Chardonnay doesn’t happen by cutting corners and Invivo & Co has created a full-bodied Chardonnay of beautiful, ripe stone fruits with creamy, classy toasty oak – ‘delivering ‘that’ Go-To Chardonnay.’
Pyramid Valley 2019 North Canterbury Chardonnay – Slightly hazy appearance with golden lemon hue. Attractive nose with Nashi pear and citrus fruits, with underlying savoury complexity. The palate is vibrant with tension and length, showing a nice mixture of bright fruit and savoury elements that North Canterbury is renowned for.
Babich Wines Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay – A soft peach aroma overlays lime and stone fruits. Floral notes and a hint of spice. Fresh fruited entry of lime and green apricot. Gala apples and melon. Good juicy drive and a crisp mineral finish.