Both producers have created pretty banging bottles of bubbly which are perfect for a cheeky celebration. Nautilus Estate is one of the only wineries that has stayed under the same family for over three decades. Akarua believe “Fragile beauty is achievable even in the harshest of climates”.
*Tasting notes included*
New Zealand is one of the most isolated wine-growing locations in the world. Completely surrounded by the South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand is considered to be mostly cool climate. Whilst soils are fertile and youthful, there’s a sense of character and personality when it comes to New Zealand wine.
Wine production itself in New Zealand is relatively youthful, which offers an incredibly dynamic and diverse industry that spreads the breadth of the country, encapsulating all 10 major wine growing regions. We see exceptional examples of Bordeaux Blends from Hawke’s Bay, to Burgundian contenders produced in Central Otago. New Zealand is so much more than just Sauvignon Blanc, so why don’t you have a scroll to find out…