A bolt from the blue and a blast from the past all in one! Morton Estate Black Label Chardonnay 2016 vintage has left jaws well and truly floored with a Five Star rating in Cuisine magazine’s 2018 Chardonnay tasting. Even better, it was voted No.2 best NZ Chardonnay!
Morton Brown was a kiwifruit farmer who turned his hand to vino and produced his first vintage at his Katikati vineyard in 1983. A year later his Black Label Chardy won Gold at the 1984 Royal Easter Wine Show. Wind the clock forward a few years and in 1995 Morton hit international wine star status as the Black Label Chardonnay won a Gold medal and Trophy for Best Chardonnay at the prestigious International Wine Challenge in London!
Traditionally a Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay these days the fruit for Morton’s Black Label comes from Gisborne. And if you know and love that style from Gizzy you are going to be in heaven with this release. It’s a rich, creamy style that’ll simply melt hearts!
At full price Morton have this Chardonnay listed as a $34.99 RRP wine. We’ve swooped in to bag this phenomenal deal! Pair NZ’s No.2 best NZ Chardonnay with pork, chicken or other white meat dishes in rich, creamy sauces for the best wine and food pairing.