New Zealand White Wines

New Zealand is rightfully famous for crisp, zippy, in yo face Sauvignon Blanc but is doing all kinds of fun things with other cool climate varieties.

New Zealand Chardonnay

Gravitas Reserve Chardonnay 2005, Marlboro New Zealand  Tired of Oak and Butter? Can’t afford White Burgs? Give this a whirl: A semi serious Chardonnay at a seriously friendly price, this has a nice nutty texture and a crisp, quince and citrus fruitiness but no annoying over oaked goopiness. VERY limited at this price!   Gravitas Unoaked Chardonnay Saint Arnaud’s Vineyard 2004, Marlborough New Zealand What does Chardonnay taste like? Butter? Toast? Almonds? No, Little Green Apples...

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