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Beyond Sauvignon Blanc: 11 Other New Zealand Wines You Should Know

August 16, 2020

Liquor.com features the 2017 Dog Point Vineyard Chardonnay in it’s recent round-up of non-sauvignon blanc wines to try from New Zealand. The publication reports that, while sauvignon blanc accounts for almost 73% of the countries’ wine production, the Burgundian duo of pinot noir and chardonnay has begun to develop a stronghold.

The 2017 Dog Point Vineyard Chardonnay is recommended and receives a rave review: “Farmed organically and aged in barrels, this chardonnay is distinctly savory, with notes of toasted nuts and flint alongside green apple and lemon. Though it’s rich and complex on the palate, mouthwatering acidity lifts and lingers through the finish.”

To read more about New Zealand and Dog Point Vineyards, read the full article HERE.


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    Dog Point Vineyard

    Dog Point Vineyard Chardonnay 2017


    Several influential voices in the wine industry believe that in time Chardonnay may prove New Zealand's single highest achievement. All three of the Dog Point wines fermented in barrel are small in production, but the Chardonnay is the smallest, and at times indeed the most dazzling.

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    Dog Point Vineyard

    Marlborough, New Zealand

    Almost since its inception, Dog Point  has been recognized as among the very top (arguably the very top) wine producers in New Zealand.  Their two very different Sauvignon Blancs, their Pinot Noir, and their Chardonnay are all wines of astounding quality and complexity not just in the context of New Zealand wines, but globally.