Te Awa Chardonnay 2011 (12 x 750mL), Hawke's Bay, NZ.

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049
$25.90 per Bottle
$310.80 per case
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Te Awa Chardonnay is our expression of a full bodied and oak aged Chardonnay.

There are three blocks of Chardonnay on the Te Awa Estate that have been used to craft this wine. Zone 7 and 12 comprise of old-vine Mendoza Chardonnay. The soil types are very similar through these blocks in that they are free draining gravel. Zone 30 is a younger block planted with B95 Chardonnay on fertile silts over-lying free draining gravels.

NZ - Hawke's Bay
New Zealand

Winery Tasting Notes

This is elegant and sophisticated Hawkes Bay Chardonnay. A lovely combination of citrus and stone fruits make up the grape flavour component. Vanilla and toast flavours are contributed via the barrels. Complexity comes from maturation in contact with yeast and malo-lactic lees.

The elegance on the nose is manifested on the palate through a tightness of acidity and a graininess from the oak. There is a window of richness and sweetness, neatly enhanced through a warm ferment fatness which continues through to the finish.

Medals & Trophies

Pure Elite Gold - Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2013

NZ - Hawke's Bay
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As a single estate winery, Te Awa cherish their rich diversity that the unique terroir of Te Awa provides. Their philosophy is to achieve balanced wines, reflecting the grapes from which they are made and having the individuality of our vineyard site. Embracing the time proven traditions of the worlds great winemakers, they harvest and vinify the different parcels of our vineyard separately, which gives us small variations in flavour and texture and thus more options when it comes to blending.

Their aim is for a synergistic effect, where the wine will be better than the sum of the individual parts. Once blended, the components marry and age together, evolving towards harmony as one wine - the best possible expression of their vineyards unique character.

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