As the legendary ex-head winemaker at Sacred Hill, Tony Bish is an acknowledged expert in chardonnay.
Tony Bish has carved a niche for himself as king of chardonnay in the Hawke’s Bay, where he makes wines from old vines, using interesting new (and old) wine making methods to fine tune their flavours, allowing fruit purity to shine.
A totally unique Kiwi chardonnay.
Top Te Awanga fruit is fermented in a weird new device, an egg-shaped concrete vat. This shape creates a plump, rounded chardonnay due to extra contact with yeast lees.
If that's too technical, it's a gorgeously rich, aromatic and distinctive 'chardy with hardly even a hint of oak - and oh so delicious.