First it was chardonnays, then pinot noirs. Now it seems New Zealand is developing a reputation for sparkling wine. Morton Estate has found sweet success with its 2000 Blanc de Blanc Methode Traditionnelle, which recently won a gold medal award in the Spiegelau International Wine Competition. The company uses some of New Zealand’s top winemakers, leading technology and the best traditional winemaking practices to craft a range of wines which are have found international fame. Heading into summer, this sweet and fizzy sparkling wine serves as the perfect accompaniment to Christmas celebrations and wedding season.
Available: Wine shops and New World supermarkets nationwide