Spy Valley Chardonnay

I Spy with my little eye...

Spy Valley Chardonnay

2014, Marlborough New Zealand
  • The winery neighbours the Waihopai spy bases (they look like massive over sized, misplaced golf balls)
  • 4 1/2 stars (Michael Cooper), 4 1/2 stars (Winestate magazine), 4 Stars (Cuisine magazine)
  • Hand picked, barrel fermented, oak aged...plenty of value for under $20!
  • RRP $23.99

    $18.99

    You may know Spy Valley wines from the over sized, misplaced golf balls neighbouring the winery. But they are in fact a satellite communications monitoring station (spy base!) right there in the Wairau Valley, Marlborough.

    Spy’s Chardonnay has consistently picked up the gongs over the years and the 2014 is heading down the same road. In fact both Michael Cooper (NZ Master of Wine) and Winestate Magazine have already scored it 4 1/2 stars, Coops said "hand-picked, barrel-fermented and oak-aged for nearly a year…well worth cellaring, it is bargain-priced".

    Plenty of value then for under $20! 

    Match with chicken meals or those pasta dishes with creamy sauces.

    The Lowdown: 13% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    Sydney Blue/Gold & Top 100
    Raymond Chan 5 Stars
    Michael Cooper 4.5 Stars
    New World Wine Awards Silver
    IWSC Silver
    Easter Wine Show Silver
    Cuisine 4 Stars
    Winestate 4 1/2 Stars
    Air NZ Wine Awards Silver

    HowAboutSomethingThat's...
    better
    Michael Cooper 5 Stars
    Easter Wine Show Gold
    Marlborough Wine Show – Silver
    Cuisine 4 Stars
    Winestate 4 Stars

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