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Wairau Cove Gisborne Chardonnay 75Cl


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New Zealand (Gisborne) Chardonnay

Wairau Cove is an incredibly lively Chardonnay from the masters of the genre in the Gisborne region of New Zealand's North Island. This fresh tasting white leaps out of the glass with lemon, spiced pineapple and juicy stone fruit aromas and flavours. Best served chilled, this wine is a perfect aperitif or accompaniment to grilled chicken, soups and hearty fish dishes.


Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Milk & Sulphites

Tasting Notes:

This fresh tasting white leaps out of the glass with lemon, spiced pineapple and juicy stone fruit aromas and flavours

Region of OriginGisbourne / Poverty Bay
Wine ColourWhite
Alcohol Units1.6
ABV12.5% vol.
Current Vintage2015
ProducerIndevin Wine Export Partners
Type of ClosureScrewcap
Wine MakerMike Just
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl
CountryNew Zealand
Alcohol TypeWine
Taste Category2 - fresh & fruity

Grape Variety:


Vinification Details:

Grapes are picked at optimum ripeness and the wine is fermented in stainless steel casks in order to let the fruit flavours of the wine speak for themselves.


In the sixties, Gisborne became a powerhouse wine-growing region. With large yields on the higher cropping grapes, the area gained a reputation as a "bulk wine" distributor. Huge plantings were undertaken by landowners cashing in on the market.Today, Gisborne remains one of New Zealand's most important grape growing regions and is the third largest in the country. Critics, judges and everyday wine lovers continue to be impressed by the quality and variety of wines crafted in the area.

Regional Information:

Gisborne is one of New Zealand's most important grape growing regions, the third largest in the country. Rainfall averages 900-1000mm per annum. Heat summation is 1400-1500 GDD. Sunshine hours average 2186 per annum. The dominant soil type is loam and the region is revered as a top Chardonnay-producing area.

Storage Type:


Storage Instructions:

To enjoy this wine at its best, drink within 1 year of purchase.

Alcohol Unit Other Text:

9.4 UK Units per bottle
1.6 UK units per 125ml glass
Know Your Limits
UK Chief Medical Officers recommend adults do not regularly exceed:
Men: 3-4 units daily
Women: 2-3 units daily
Enjoy Responsibly


  • To enjoy this wine at its best, serve chilled and consume within a year of
  • purchase. Once open, drink within 2 days.

Wine of:

New Zealand

Bottled in:

the U.K.

Number Of Uses:


Net Contents:

75cl e

Name and Address:

Tesco Stores Ltd.,
Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,


UK W1226, M44 6BD, U.K.


Typical Valuesper 100ml containseach glass (125ml) contains
Energy308kJ (74kcal)385kJ (93kcal)
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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