Traditional sparkling winemaking techniques combined with New Zealand’s cool climate and plentiful sunshine produce impressively high quality sparkling wine in NZ. With precise fruit expression, naturally high acidity and mouth-filling palates, a sparkling wine made in NZ has become renowned for its depth, finesse and drinking pleasure. Marlborough produces a significant portion of New Zealand sparkling wine. A wide range of sparkling wine is produced in NZ, predominantly Méthode Traditionnelle from the classic varieties of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay but also aromatic styles including Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc.
You can buy a bottle of balanced, well-structured sparkling wine online from Wine Divine.
You would notice “Brut” on many of the sparkling wine labels. This means that it is a dry sparkling wine with a hint of sweetness, and it is the most popular sparkler. The winemaker stops the fermentation process, just before the yeasts have eaten all the sugar.
Sparkling wine made in NZ has high acidity, which makes it an excellent companion to food, so look beyond its usual role as celebratory wine. It is a particularly brilliant partner for seafood and not just the classic match with oysters, smoked salmon, caviar and fresh sashimi will also shine. Sparkling wine made in NZ also cuts through the richness of the pork and will partner many Chinese dishes very well.
Although related mostly to celebrations, you can enjoy a glass of sparkling wine all year round! Whether it be New Year, Christmas or you just want to celebrate that you made it through the week, a sparkling wine made in NZ or France is a great choice!
Almost everyone enjoys a bubbly sparkling wine in NZ. You don’t have to spend a fortune to get delicious sparkling wine made in NZ either. At Wine Divine, we stock a range of sparkling wine from NZ and across the world at various prices so anybody can pop a bottle and enjoy! Sparkling wine is also commonly mixed with a chilled orange juice to create a delicious Mimosa, the perfect beverage to accompany a brunch or start early celebrations. Brides commonly enjoy a glass of sparkling wine as the first drink of their wedding day.
Bag yourself a delicious bottle of sparkling wine made in NZ or somewhere else in the world, or give it as the perfect congratulations gift. Cheers, and enjoy!