A white dry wine with lemon-gold color. Elston Chardonnay ’20 has the immediate aroma of lime blossom, fresh golden nectarine, creamy nougat and delicate meadow flowers. Freshness and ripe acidity shine in a palate laden with peach, citrus, pineapple, and oyster shell highlights. With texture, depth and stunning brightness of fruit, Elston Chardonnay ’20 has a clarity and focus that radiates right through its long and luminous finish.
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The wines remained in contact with their yeast lees, with a number going through malolactic fermentation. The finest lots were selected for further maturation, spending a total of 10 months in barrel. Te Mata Estate has one of the richest wine making histories in all of New Zealand. With vineyards planted back as far as 1896, the rich history of this iconic Hawke’s Bay producer is enviable in the relatively young New Zealand wine landscape. Their wines come exclusively from carefully selected sites across Hawke’s Bay. The aim to craft classic, structural wines that are comparable to the very best the world has to offer. The Te Mata Estate Coleraine is considered by many as New Zealand’s premier Bordeaux blend. A shining jewel in the crown of the Hawke’s Bay region.