Wine Region: New Zealand
What ensues is an elegant young Chardonnay with a flirtatious light straw colour. Incredibly complex, flinty nose with dried lemon and orange rind, offering hints of freshly grilled nuts (almond) and marzipan alongside zests of citrus fruits.. The palate is very rich and full with enormous weight, pure fruit with faint underlying barrel aging characters. A very finely structured wine with a good drive leading into a great lingering finish. An unmistakable Burgundian style Chardonnay.
About the Winery
Located at the end of a country lane, Poderi Crisci is a family-owned vineyard and restaurant with Italian flair and a passion for traditional winemaking. For four generations the Crisci family have been immersed in the art of food and wine. Antonio, born and raised in Napoli, arrived in NZ in the early ’90s quickly making a name for himself in the Auckland scene with the establishment of Toto restaurant in Nelson Street. With his partner Vivienne Farnell they opened Non Solo Pizza in 1996, now an institution in Parnell.
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