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Fruit driven with light oak, offering great length & balance

Oak characters are subtle, adding interest without dominating

Delicious with risotto, fresh pasta or seafood

Mystery Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2017 (10)

Member rating / 10
$9.99p/Btl
Elsewhere $17.99 $15.64
6 Btls, $59.94 6 Btls, $52.12


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Awarded 88/100 Points
Mystery Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2017 (10)

Mystery Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2017 (10)

Member rating / 10
This Mystery vineyard values great food, great wine and great company making this the perfect wine for all your social occasions!
$9.99p/Btl
Elsewhere $17.99 $15.64
6 Btls, $59.94 6 Btls, $52.12

Accolades

Awarded 88/100 Points

Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Mar 2018

Description

'It is elegantly fragrant on the nose showing apricot, rockmelon, lemon peel and subtle vanilla characters. The palate is succulent and nicely rounded with pristine fruit flavours backed by creamy mouthfeel and refreshing acidity. The wine offers lovely balance and harmony, finishing long and silky. At its best: now to 2020" Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Mar 2018

Lightly oaked, this fruit driven wine has layers of citrus and stone fruit flavours. The oak characters are subtle, adding interest without dominating, fine acidity adds length and balance.

This Mystery Chardonnay is grown on a variety of soil types in the Hawkes Bay area, including gravels, silt and clay loam. The different characteristics of the sites provides this Mystery wine with depth of character and complexity of the flavour. In the winery after the being harvested at optimum ripeness, grapes were destemmed and gently presssed. Cool ferment tempratures were then employed to retain the fruit's aromatics and flavour. A small portion of the blend was aged in French oak barriques. 50% underwent a malolactic fermentation to introduce some creaminess and complexity.

Food Pairing: Delicious with risotto, fresh pasta or seafood.

Seal

Screw Cap

Payment

Alcohol

12.5%

Delivery

NZ (from $5.70)

Member Rating

4 Stars

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User comments (6)

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Epic!!

Richard - 12/01/2019

M
Realy nice drop!

Malcolm - 10/12/2018

R
No mystery about the taste or value here!

Richard - 20/07/2018

R
Fantastic value for money

Rosanne - 18/04/2018

Far better than was expected, I would rate this Chardonnay as the perfect drop for summer. Very fresh and a sweet citrus taste.

Bjorn - 12/02/2019

I
not bad

Ian - 21/08/2018


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