awhitu, wines, auckland, vineyard, winesofnz

Awhitu Wines is a small 1 hectare vineyard on the Awhitu peninsula on Auckland’s west coast.

The vines produce a small crop of high-quality grapes from which contract winemaker Shayne Cox produces Awhitu Peninsula Chardonnay and Awhitu Greenock Syrah at his Corazon winery in Henderson. The style is described as traditional French, with light oaking and full flavour.

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