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Villa Maria Cellar Selection 2012 Marlborough Chardonnay

Displaying a tight, youthful bouquet of citrus lemon and stone fruit, with hints of lime, cashew and complex oatmeal notes. The palate has richness and texture in balance with a gentle acid. A wonderful match with all fish, shellfish, chicken, pork, pasta and risotto dishes.

 Producer Villa Maria
 Region Marlborough
 Country New Zealand
 Varietals Chardonnay
 Alcohol 13.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2012

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Try Chardonnay Wine if You Like Viognier or Pinot Gris.   Overview of the Chardonnay Wine Varietal Wide range of textures and profiles, from light bodied to full, low to medium/high acidity (depending on growing region), 13% – 15% alcohol by volume, aromas and flavours highly dependant on oak influence...
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Click Here for the Introductory Guide to Chardonnay   Chardonnay (Vitis vinifera var ‘Chardonnay’) A neutral white grape variety, the Vitus vinifera Chardonnay originated in Burgundy, France and is now planted all over the world.   Experience / Tasting Profile Of Chardonnay Grape Variety Appearance...

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About the Producer

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Villa Maria

Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand

From a one-man band to a global brand in just 50 years. In 1961, at just 21 years of age, George leased five acres of land from his father in Mangere, Auckland and started off with just an acre of vines. He harvested his first grapes in 1962 and made his first wine under the name Villa Maria. Throughout...

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