New Zealand’s white wine selection now extends far beyond Sauvignon Blanc, and is producing great examples of Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewürztraminer as well as some classic European aromatics like Grüner Veltliner, Arneis and Viognier. New Zealand’s cool maritime climate allows these white wines to retain natural acidity whilst demonstrating the diversity of their individual terroir. This section is the perfect place to discover a new white wine allegiance.
TasteBright guava & gooseberry with pure minerality, & a long, pleasant finish. Texturally enticingEatQuinoa, pomegranate saladWhySauvignon Blanc in a new light
TasteToasty complexity, ripe stone-fruit, focused fresh acidity & nice fruit tannin. Crunchy, fresh and vibrantEatHot smoked salmon salad & mangoWhyAs fresh as biting into a ripe nectarine
TasteDelicate distinctive aromas of pear and citrus. The mouth-filling texture and length of flavour indicate this wine will age well.EatRoast Chicken (cooked perfectly!)WhyWill age exceptionally