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Babich Wines Black Label Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2017 Wine Review

Babich Wines Black Label Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2017

Babich Wines Black Label Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2017

Hawke's Bay, North Island, New Zealand

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Babich

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Butterscotch and golden apple aromas - rich but not heavy. Balanced and round. Pair with roast chicken.

Chardonnay food pairings: grilled fish, crab cakes and aioli sauce, smoked salmon on baguette.

This Babich Wines Black Label Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2017 was reviewed on May 14, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2018 

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Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Aromas of baked apple, almond, and a little foxy on the nose. Medium-bodied and creamy on the palate with flavours of lemon, Macintosh apple, and white peppercorn. It has crisp acidity and is nicely balanced.

Pair with chicken in a cream sauce.

Tasted at the Pure Discovery New Zealand Wine event in Ottawa May 2019.
Donna Hargrove rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This estate grown Chardonnay is a medium body wine. With fruit forward notes, there is a deeper nutty and leather finish. Would be delicious paired with roasts bird or to sip with light flavoured cheeses.

Tasted May 9, 2019
The Chardonnay wine grapes for Babich Black Label Chardonnay 2017 are estate-grown and sourced from Gimblett Rd, Eskdale and Fernhill Vineyards in Hawkes Bay. This is a dry, medium-bodied Chardonnay with ripe peach, red apple and nutty flavours on the palate. Chill and enjoy on its own or pair with roast turkey. - Community Wine Reviews

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