te Pā Chardonnay
The fruit for this Chardonnay was handpicked from our Brancott Road Vineyard in the Southern Valleys. The fruit was then whole bunch pressed directly to barrel, 30% of which were new barrels selected from our most trusted French coopers. The barrels were left to ferment with “indigenous” yeasts, for 11 months.
About the Producer
Based in the Marlborough Region, te Pā has a history stemming back almost 800 years. Set up by the MacDonald family whose Maori lineage goes back to 1350, the te Pā estate spreads over 400Ha of vineyards in Marlborough’s Wairau and Awatere regions. Nestled between the Wairau River and the azu...