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Millton Chenin Blanc Te Arai Vineyard 2011

Millton Chenin Blanc Te Arai Vineyard 750ml 2011     
Sku: 1865479*

The Te Arai vineyard is five kilometres from the sea. Te Arai roughly translates to “the place where you pause before going on towards the land of eternal sunshine.” Quite appropriate for this wine, I thought. This maritime proximity underlies the wine’s unique South Pacific style. The silt soils give fragrance while the occasional incidence of botrytis, generated by the autumnal mists from the Te Arai stream, give complex texture, body and a sense of sweetness to the wine. In the Loire Valley of France, Chenin Blanc produces powerful wines of a similar character, which we refer to as our touchstone.

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Regional Varietals:
Chenin Blanc
Country: New Zealand
Region: Gisborne
Grape Varietal: Chenin Blanc
Type: Still wine, Organic
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