Dusky Sounds Chardonnay

Produced by Waipara Hills!

Dusky Sounds Chardonnay

2019, Waipara New Zealand
  • Produced by Waipara Hills
  • Named after one of Fiordland's largest fiords (also the spot they reckon NZ's first beer was brewed!)
  • Juicy, lightly oaked, fruit driven style
  • RRP $18.99


    The Dusky Sounds. It’s one of Fiordland’s largest fiords, a breeding playground for Fiordland Penguins, where Maori hunted Moa before Europeans arrived on the scene, where they reckon NZ’s first beer was brewed by Captain Cook and crew. It’s a great spot for a boat cruise or (if you’re fit enough) paddling a kayak around for a few days. There’s now even a wine label named after it. Dusky Sounds Chardonnay

    Made by the gang that produce the Waipara Hills wines. Dusky’s 2087 Chardy is a blend of fruit from vineyards in the Waipara region.

    A lovely juicy, fruit driven style of Chardonnay that won’t stretch the purse strings too far at this price. Ideal with white meats and fish dishes. Why not whip a bottle out with the roast chook this weekend?

    The Lowdown: 13.5% alc / 750ml / Screwcap

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