Wine of the Week NZ

Nga Waka Home Block Chardonnay 2016, Martinborough, NZD $40

Rich, fleshy chardonnay with ripe stone fruit, peach, nectarine and apricot flavours plus ginger, brioche and spicy oak. A concentrated wine with power and potential. Very serious chardonnay from a good vintage. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2023

Food: Hapuka and cabbage parcel, ancient grains

Stockists: Nga Waka Vineyard, Martinborough; Glengarry Wines, Auckland (NZ)

Ranked #1 of 28 2016 Chardonnay tasted from New Zealand

Price Rating Map & Vintage Chart: How the wine fits in the winery’s range?

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