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Hand-picked showcasing an elegant palate with luscious stone fruit

Lifted aromas of nectarine & grapefruit with a hint oyster shell

Well matched with soft French goats cheese

Mystery Marlborough Chardonnay 2016

Member rating / 28
Elsewhere $32.90 $28.61

Take a punt and discover a new favourite with our Mystery-Wine ™. Discover the brand on delivery, but until then, we’ve promised we’d keep it secret!

Awarded Gold Medal Single Vineyard
Mystery Marlborough Chardonnay 2016

Mystery Marlborough Chardonnay 2016

Member rating / 28
The fruit for this Mystery wine was sourced from a single vineyard...
Elsewhere $32.90 $28.61


Awarded Gold Medal

Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2017


Pale gold colour in the glass. The bouquet presents lifted aromas of nectarine and grapefruit with a hint oyster shell. This Mystery Chardonnay showcases an elegant palate with luscious stone fruit and spice notes. Will continue to improve and reward with careful cellaring over the next five years.

The fruit for this Mystyery wine was sourced from a single vineyard on free draining, river valley soils. This block is one of the earliest vineyard sites to be harvested. The vines are Burgundian clone 95. The high pH and limestone soils impact significantly on the flavour of this wine giving it palate weight and fruit intensity. It also contributes a mineral note on the palate.

The fruit was hand-picked when it reached full physiological ripeness and maximum flavour maturity. At the winery the fruit was whole bunch pressed to ensure the best fruit flavours were preserved. After settling, the juice was inoculated with selected yeast strains. The wine was fermented in French oak barriques, a quarter of which was new oak. The wine then went through malolactic fermentation, followed by ten months ageing on yeast lees with regular stirring. The wine was then carefully blended, stabilised and prepared for bottling.

Food Pairing: Well matched with soft French goats cheese.





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Fantastic wine. Usually $32.90 at the winery so an absolute steal here. Delicious Chardonnay with just the right oakiness.

Dave - 22/03/2019

Yes lovely wine

Alan - 21/03/2019

excellent wine and good value from highly regards producer

Stephen - 13/03/2019

Quality Chardonnay at an attractive price

Richard - 13/03/2019

Just gorgeous and very worth the risk. I've had this wine before so was delighted to open the box to such a great surprise.

Debby - 12/03/2019

Third purchase says it all

Hugh - 06/03/2019

A beautifully balanced and smooth chardonnay.

Brenda - 03/03/2019

good value for money. I would definitely buy this wine again

Sandy - 06/06/2019

Very nice with fish and poultry.

Diana - 25/05/2019

An excellent Chardy and even better if not overchilled.

Simon - 16/05/2019

very good for this wine .Top winery

Alan - 14/04/2019


Michelle - 26/03/2019

Just as advertised and very good value.

Susan - 20/03/2019

Easy enjoyable everyday drink

Yeen - 20/03/2019

Didn't quite meet my expectations. Not the buttery/oaky style I expected. Best with food.

Craig - 14/03/2019

Enjoying the wine.. for value excellent buy.

Jane - 07/03/2019

Maybe 3.5

Bob - 09/06/2019


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