As we enter the festive season, it’s time to delve into the light, refreshing wines of summer.
This is a great excuse to take a well-deserved break with a glass of wine in hand.
Summer is the time for picnics and beach days, and there’s nothing like a crisp glass of wine on a sunny afternoon.
We’ve got the best list of Villa Maria wines – a delicious gift for your foodie friends and family.
So, celebrate the festive season with the perfect wine to match!
Villa Maria EarthGarden Pinot Gris 2021 – $19.99
From Villa Maria’s Hawkes Bay Soler Vineyard this organic Pinot Gris showcases bright aromatics of jasmine, ripe pear and spiced orange peel.
A strikingly rich and concentrated palate unfolds, seamless in texture with a harmonious balance of gentle acidity and traces of natural residual sugar.
Both luscious and long, a wine to be enjoyed now or to develop further complexity with 3-4 years bottle age.
Villa Maria EarthGarden Rosé – $19.99
This Organic Rosé from our Hawkes Bay Soler Vineyard showcases summer provoking aromas of blood-orange, rosehip and watermelon.
The palate is rich and moreish, finishing refreshingly dry.
Villa Maria Reserve Wairau Valley Sauvignon Blanc – $24.99
A classic representation of Sauvignon Blanc from the Wairau Valley in Marlborough, bursting with aromatic tropical fruit characters found in this warmer sub-region.
This wine displays powerful aromas of blackcurrant, passionfruit and ripe rock-melon.
The palate has an enticing array of ripe citrus fruits mixed with pungent herbs such as fresh rosemary, finishing with subtle acidity.
Villa Maria Reserve Marlborough Chardonnay – $34.99
This 2018 Reserve Marlborough Chardonnay has refined aromas of grapefruit zest, crème caramel and fresh figs.
On the palate, fresh brown bread, ground almonds and white peach, with a fresh citrus acidity provide a lengthy and concentrated finish.
The Villa Maria EarthGarden and Reserve range are available in supermarkets nationwide and online.