Buy of the Week NZ

Delta Hatters Hill Chardonnay 2016, Marlborough, NZD $25.99

Fresh, fruit-focused chardonnay with green apple, citrus and chalky mineral flavours. The wine has nice purity and an ethereal texture with tangy acidity helping to drive a reasonably lengthy finish. Stylish wine offering value at this price. (Screwcap)

Score: 91 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food: Parmesan gnocchi, wild mushrooms, parmesan purée, petit pois

Stockists: Blackmarket Wines online, Auckland (NZ); CellarHand – Vic (AU distributor)

Ranked #6 of 25 2016 Chardonnay from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $23.11 Avg 91pt 2016 Chardonnay tasted from New Zealand

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