Black Estate Home Vineyard Young Vines North Canterbury Chardonnay 2020 $36

Glossy and golden in the glass and bursting with fresh nectarine and grapefruit goodness, this is a seriously smashable example. Grown organically, in the limestone and sedimentary clay-rich soils of North Canterbury, this chardonnay is quirky-cool and comfortable in its own skin. It’s a mineral-driven style with a solid toasty backbone. Unfined and unfiltered, it may throw some harmless, tasteless crystal sediment.