Specially selected from our two estate-owned Hawke’s Bay vineyards, this un-oaked Chardonnay offers a creamy palate with melon and peach flavors (without the intrusion of oak) and a clean, dry finish. Creamy palate, melon and peach flavours.
Citrus, apple and peach form the base of a perfumed nose. Specially selected from Babichs two estate-owned Hawkes Bay vineyards, this un-oaked Chardonnay offers a creamy palate with melon and peach flavours (without the intrusion of oak) and a clean, dry finish.
Proudly family owned and operated Babich Wines was founded in 1916 by Croatian immigrant Josip Babich. Today, using this near century of winemaking experience, the Babich Family produce great wines from New Zealands finest wine regions. Citrus, apple and peach form the base of a perfumed nose. The palate is mouthfilling with sweet fruit upfront. Fresh peach and mineral notes continue on the finish. Good volume.
Slender, sophisticated, full of vitality... the star of the show has a distinctive personality. It leads with a white pepper scent reminiscent of expressions from Montrachet (a white Burgundy appellation), and is accompanied in the mouth by lively spice (smoked paprika) and saline notes.
It is a wine with intensity, freshness and length. “It’s an impressive, international style. It has amazing vibrancy, which gives it a stand-alone quality,” said panel chair John Belsham. Having said that, he felt a fine food match would be roast chicken served with creamy mushrooms.