Maison Noire Home Block Chenin Blanc


Maison Noire Home Block Chenin Blanc

-   Sam Kim / Wine Orbit - (reviewed Feb 2021)  5 Stars

It's wonderfully friuted and inviting on the nose showing ripe apple, fig, rock melon and subtle savoury notes, leading to a concentrated palate offering excellent fruit power and length. Richly textured with vibrant acidity, finishing impressively long and engaging. At its best: now to 2028.  


-    Michael Cooper (reviewed Feb 2021)  4.5 Stars

The 2020 vintage (4.5*) is a very youthful, vigorous, single-vineyard wine, hand-harvested at Waimarama. Bright, light lemon/green, it is full-bodied, fresh and lively, with ripe melon-like flavours, showing good complexity, a vague hint of sweetness, balanced acidity and a finely poised, persistent finish. Best drinking 2023+.


-   Yvonne Lorkin - (reviewed Feb 2021)  5 Stars

Crafted from fruit grown in a tiny coast-facing vineyard amongst the hills along the Waimarama Road, this chenin blanc has clean, creamy, almond and apple aromatics and a super-nice nougat and citrus custard character in the mid palate which I really really love. But the best thing about this wine is how luscious and textural it is. Delicately fine astringency, quartz mineral characters and a generously structured finish. Only 135 cases were produced, so buy now or forever kick yourself. I absolutely adore this wine!

  • New Zealand
  • New Zealand - Hawkes Bay
  • White Wine
  • Chenin Blanc

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Shipping Option Per Box  Cost
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Ship to: Local Wellington Region (*) All Free(**)
Ship to: Rest of New Zealand Up to 12 bottles $6.00
Ship to: Rural Deliveries Up to 12 bottles Add + $4.50
Ship to: Waiheke Island Up to 12 bottles Add + $12.00
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