Te Mata Elston Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2020

August 21, 2022By Yvonne

Te Mata Elston Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2020 $37-$43 There’s a reason why 2020 will go down as one of the greatest Hawke’s Bay vintages of the century. Not just that somehow during a nationwide lockdown and under incredibly tricky, worker safety conditions, did the wines even get made – but the ripening season was a … Read More

Hawke’s Bay Regional Tasting 16 Oct 2019

October 16, 2019By Yvonne

Te Mata Elston Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2018 $39.90 Lifted aromas of apple, pineapple, white peach, lemon and a lick of sweet macadamia and fresh acidity and that adds complexity and zest to the lengthy finish.  Finely structured and incredibly cleansing to consume, it’s absolutely lovely,

Te Mata Elston Chardonnay 2010

December 16, 2011By Yvonne

Lovers of the Te Mata Elston Chardonnay 2010 $35  will also be pleased to know that Buck believes “in all modesty, the 2010 Elston is probably the best version we’ve ever done”.  2010 was a sensational year for Hawke’s Bay chardonnay and I’ve got to agree with John, this wine is unbelievably gorgeous.  Fresh, crisp and crunchy … Read More