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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. The wine is a perfect aperitif or accompaniment to grilled chicken, soups or hearty fish dishes. To enjoy this wine at its best, serve chilled and consume within one year of purchase. Once open, drink within two days.

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Allergy Information

  • Contains: CONTAINS: Milk & Sulphites.
  • 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 Origin

Gisbourne / Poverty Bay

Wine Colour

White

Alcohol Units

1.6

ABV

13% vol

Current Vintage

2017

Producer

Indevin

Type of Closure

Screwcap

Wine Maker

Aurelien Mansuy

Country

New Zealand

Alcohol Type

Wine

Taste Category

Fresh & fruity

Grape Variety

Chardonnay

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.

History

  • 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

Ambient

Storage Instructions

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

Alcohol Unit Other Text

Wine Effervescence

Storage

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

6

Name and address

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K.

Net Contents

75cl e

Nutrition

Typical Valuesper 100ml containseach glass (125ml) contains
Energy307.78kJ (74.20kcal)384.73kJ (92.75kcal)
Carbohydrate.20g.25g
Sugars.20g.25g
Salt.00.00g
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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