Or in this case, don’t judge a varietal by the box outside. Yes, this outstanding wine is housed in a sleek 3 liter octagon shaped box at $24. The container is equal to four 750 ml bottles which amounts to about $6 a bottle or $1 a glass.
Octavin Home Wine Bar came up with the design that ensures every glass tastes as fresh as the first sip.
Silver Birch prides itself on the concept of unoaked wine that showcases the clean, crisp varietal that New Zealand is famous. The cool climate and long on-the-vine ripening nurtures the grapes with delicious sun. No “butter bomb” in the glass. This will never be mistaken for a chardonnay.
Winemaker Drew Ellis sourced the grapes from some of the best vineyards in the country.
“Stainless steel tanks and simple winemaking techniques make for a pristine wine,” he said. “Special yeasts during the cool fermentation create flavors of kiwi, pear and green apple with mineral notes.”
Enjoy this exceptional wine chilled with shrimp and crab Caesar salad, chicken salad or grilled white fish.