Three Decades of Nautilus Chardonnay

The story of Nautilus Chardonnay begins in 1989 when the first wine was made from what is now our own Nautilus Renwick vineyard (you know the classic story – we liked the wine so much, we had to buy the vineyard). This vineyard has remained the cornerstone vineyard for our Chardonnay programme ever since. Throughout the ’90s, Chardonnay grew to be a significant and successful part of the Nautilus…
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The spring menu

Kelly Gibney has created two delicious, nutritious and fresh recipes to complement our new released wines. Crunchy fish tacos with zesty yoghurt, lime & chive sauce These are an absolute crowd-pleaser. Perfect for a relaxed family meal or a fun dinner with friends. The flavours are more zesty than spicy, making it a perfect match for Nautilus sauvignon blanc. Serves 4 Make 8-10 regular sized…
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Vintage Report 2019

Vintage report 2019 The 2019 season started well with no significant frost issues and reasonable spring rains to develop healthy canopies.  Some cool weather during flowering affected the bunch size of some varieties – particularly Chardonnay and Pinot Noir – and as a result, crops were naturally slightly down.  January and February were then extremely dry with virtually no rainfall for two months and warmer…
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