Village Vineyards Havelock North Chardonnay 2020

December 10, 2021By Yvonne

Village Vineyards Havelock North Chardonnay 2020 $30 The Evans family recently took over what was Red Barrel wines (which, before that was Zeppelin Wines) and their first, own-made chardonnay is light, citrus-stacked and suitably toasty. Grown on their home vineyard on Te Mata Road, the handpicked fruit was whole bunch pressed then fermented in old … Read More

Askerne Reserve Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2018

May 24, 2020By Yvonne

Askerne Reserve Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2018 $32.90 Prepare for a juggernaut of jungle juice tropicality, electrifying acidity, spunky citrus and a dollop of delicious, biscuity oak and smoke on the finish.  It’s a sexy chardonnay indeed and clearly the team at Askerne had a very good handle on its potential as soon as the grapes … Read More