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2019 Villa Maria Reserve Hawkes Bay Chardonnay

2019 Villa Maria Reserve Hawkes Bay Chardonnay

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5 Stars Richard Caro
2019 Villa Maria Reserve Hawkes Bay Chardonnay
5 Stars Richard Caro

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Another Trophy for this consistent winner — and this time it comes with a nice discount! The 2019 vintage in Hawkes Bay was stunning, with the result is that this outstanding Chardonnay label (last year's Champion in Winestate) has won this year's trophy for Champion Wine in the Hawkes Bay Wine Awards (and Champion Chardonnay of the Show). Always a result to win as Hawkes Bay has some serious chardonnays in this Show. Packed with lush textures and complex flavours, the Villa Reserve Chardy is a must-collect at this discount price. Grab it before it's gone!

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Elsewhere up to $36.99 Save $8 $28.99 in mixed 6+ or $32.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Chardonnay

Its Origins

In 1961, at just 21 years of age, George Fistonich leased five acres of land from his father in Mangere, Auckland and started off with just an acre of vines. He harvested his first grapes in 1962 and made his first wine under the name Villa Maria. Throughout the 1960s Villa Maria was a one-man band, with George’s wife, Gail, supporting him in his venture. He made dry red and white wines, sourcing grapes from the greater Auckland regions. In the early 1970s he started to employ staff and the company began to expand rapidly. Today, Villa Maria employs more than 250 permanent staff and exports wine to over 50 countries worldwide.

What The Critics Say

5 Stars Michael Cooper (2018 vintage)

"The stylish, tightly structured 2018 vintage has a fragrant, slightly smoky bouquet. Mouthfilling and youthful, it has vigorous, ripe stone-fruit flavours, gently seasoned with toasty oak, impressive intensity and a long finish."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Chardonnay

  • Colour

    White

  • Region

    Hawkes Bay

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750 ml

  • Maturity

    2020 - 2026

This Wine Goes Well With

with CHICKEN
with FISH
with PORK

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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