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"Generous & satisfying with excellent fruit intensity" Wine Orbit

Displaying grilled stonefruit, hazelnut & citrus aromas combined with hints of toasty cedar

Perfect with seafood or pasta made with rich, cream based sauces or with roasted chicken

Mystery Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2019

Member rating / 21
$15.99p/Btl
Elsewhere $28.99 $25.21
6 Btls, $95.94 6 Btls, $83.43


Black Market Mystery Wines™ are simply wines we love, with the branding hidden and revealed only when it arrives at your door!


Awarded 5 Stars Awarded 94/100 Points Awarded 92/100 Points
Mystery Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2019

Mystery Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2019

Member rating / 21
Sourced from vineyards in Hawke's Bay, this is a rich, barrel fermented Mystery Chardonnay...
$15.99p/Btl
Elsewhere $28.99 $25.21
6 Btls, $95.94 6 Btls, $83.43

Accolades

Awarded 94/100 Points & 5 Stars

Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Apr 2020

Awarded 92/100 Points

Cameron Douglas, Master Sommerlie, Apr 2020

Description

  • Barrel fermented
  • French oak
  • Grilled stone fruit
  • Hazelnut & toasty cedar

"Beautifully fruited and inviting, the bouquet shows golden peach, fig, vanillin oak and nougat characters on the nose, leading to a wonderfully weighted palate that's creamy and lingering. It's generous and satisfying with excellent fruit intensity together with seductive oak nuances. At its best: now to 2024" Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Apr 2020

"Classic, familiar and refreshing bouquet of Chardonnay with aromas of smoky and toasty wood, roasted peaches and vanilla cream with a harmonious and nicely complex allure. On the palate - full-bodied, silk & cream texture with fine wood tannins, medium acidity and fruit flavours that reflect the nose. Balanced and well made, youthful, vibrant and delicious. Best drinking from today and through 2023+" Cameron Douglas, Master Sommerlie, Apr 2020

Sourced from vineyards in Hawke's Bay, this is a rich, barrel fermented Mystery Chardonnay with the accent on complexity and fruit weight. Grilled stonefruit, hazelnut and citrus aromas combine with hints of toasty cedar, leading to a silky and long finish. Another fantastic vintage from this winery that proves to be a member favourite at Black Market with the previous vintage being completely sold out!

The fruit for this Mystery wine was sourced from mature vineyards in Hawke's Bay. The vineyards are planted in two different clones of Chardonnay, Mendoza and Clone 15. These vineyards consistently produce concentrated, focused fruit at low crop levels. This ensures even ripening and great flavor development.

The fruit for this wine was pressed and the cloudy juice was then transferred directly for fermentation into French oak barrels, with 30% new oak, using both inoculated and wild yeasts. Once fermentation was complete, the wine was left on lees in barrel for approx. 11 months to promote texture and mouthfeel.

Food Pairing: Perfect with seafood or pasta made with rich, cream based sauces or with roasted chicken.

 

 

 

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Screw Cap

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Alcohol

13%

Delivery

NZ (from $5.70)

Member Rating

4.5 Stars

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User comments (10)

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Lovely. Ordered more. Great value for money

Heather - 05/06/2020

K
Mystery solved. Very good.

Kevin - 02/06/2020

J
Lovely wine very good drinking for $$

Jill - 25/05/2020

A superb Chardonnay. Love it so much ordering more!

Natalie - 17/05/2020

My kind of chardonnay. Very soft and delicate - I’ll be ordering more!

Tess - 14/05/2020

Easy to drink and palatable. This mystery chardonnay surprise is top of my list, a fabulous price for an awesome wine.

Chris - 14/05/2020

G
Very smooth drinking chardonnay - quite delightful and I am ordering another dozen bottles.

Gail - 30/05/2020

A lovely wine for this price. Recommend

Dr - 25/05/2020

M
We're really enjoying this wine and have bought another case

Michelle - 21/05/2020

B
A well balanced wine.

Brenda - 01/05/2020


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