Millton Vineyard, "Te Arai Vineyard", Chenin Blanc
Organic

Millton Vineyard, "Te Arai Vineyard", Chenin Blanc - 2019

Item # 44962 750mL
$28.99/ Single Bottle
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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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MIllton Vineyards was New Zealand's first biodynamic estate. This Gisbourne-based family winery has been crafting exceptional wines since 1984. The Te Arai Vineyard is planted exclusively to Chenin Blanc, and expresses the terroir of these soils. Both stainless steel and used oak are used for vinification, and aging. Pair this dry white with roasted monkfish.


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