This is a balanced, well-structured coastal Te Awanga single vineyard Chardonnay showing great fruit concentration and a subtle nuttiness with good texture and length. AWARDS Gold Medal - Spieglau Int’l Wine Competition, NZ 2015 5 Stars - Raymond Chan Wine Reviews5 Stars - Sam Kim, Wine Orbit91 points - Bob Campbell MW... more »
Lovely, deep, black-hued, ruby-red colour.
Beautifully fragrant nose with bright, primary fruit, thyme-like herbs and floral allure..
On the palate it’s powerful and impressively rich while remaining beautifully balanced and elegant... more »
In 1844 Christopher Rawson Penfold planted vines on the slopesof Magill to produce fortified wines. Penfolds is now proud topresent a range of fortified wines that is a continuation of over165 years of winemaking tradition and represents the finestcollection of wines of this style in Australia.Since 1985 Penfolds has been identifying the best barrels of ClubTawny and reserving them for additional maturation. Thesereserve barrels are then skilfully blended to create Penfolds ClubReserve Classic Tawny - with an average age of more than fiveyears - in keeping with the Penfolds tradition of excell... more »
This is a blend of 46% Merlot, 45% Malbec and 9% Cabernet Franc from the Gimblett and Triangle Vineyards. The grapes were hand harvested, carefully destemmed and fermented in numerous small batch ferments over a 3 week period then gently pressed to oak barriques.. Slow malolactic fermentation in barrel and minimal intervention has created a full, ripe and well balanced wine with a core of ripe fruit and excellent structure.. 2013 was an exceptional vintage with perfect growing conditions allowing us to make wines of very high quality and age ability.. The wine can be enjoyed now and will ce... more »
Floral and spicy aromas. Characterised on the palate by a certain bitterness from the aromatic plants, from the ageing of the wines prior to integration, and from the low sugar content. An aroma on the palate of dry fruit such as hazelnuts and almonds... more »
Deep garnet color. Aromas of ripe plum and raspberry with cedar and vanilla notes. Fine soft tannin belies the palate’s weight, the wine is soft and full with bright acids giving an overall impression of power and persistence. Spice and complexity is gained via the Cabernet Franc portion of the blend... more »
A wonderful buy. Grown at Alexandra and barrel-aged for nine months, it is a beautifully perfumed and deeply coloured red, rich and supple. Sweet-fruited, with concentrated plum/spice flavours, silky tannins and great harmony, it’s a drink now or cellaring proposition. - Reviewed by Michael Cooper author of Buyers Guide to NZ Wine and NZ Wine Atlas www.michaelcooper.co.nz... more »
The 2014 Syrah is made fro grapes off our Gimblett, Triangle and Te Awanga Vineyards. Syrah is one of our flagship varieties and with the exceptional 2014 vintage we had top quality grapes to work with... more »
Deep dark plum colour with a brooding nose of dark cherry, raspberry, leather, fennel and spices. The complexity of the nose leads beautifully into the detail of the palate – with chalky tannins and a long thread of acidity pushing through a long mouthfeel. Ripe cherry and red berry, savoury oak and a distinct minerality coat the wines structure core. Opens up wonderfully over time to reveal alluring florals and a svelte texture... more »
The Hei Matau(fishhook) a Maori symbol representing strength and detemination. This also brings peace, prosperity and good health to the receiver. It is a perfect gift for someone about to travel over water. Each piece is sculptured in hand blown glass. The Hei Matau stands 120mm high... more »
Made from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes sourced from several grower and estate vineyards located within the Wairau Valley in Marlborough. The pale straw colour and aromas of ripe citrus fruits indicate the Chardonnay origins of Pelorus NV. A bouquet of apple and lemon complements. The deliciously crisp palate displays toasty, creamy complexity, enhanced by a lingering nutty finish. Serious bubbles... more »
Our Martinborough Vineyard Chardonnay is often described as a Chardonnay lover’s Chardonnay. Aromas of tropical fruit intertwine with notes of citrus, toast and popcorn that bring to mind the characteristics of great Chardonnay. Careful use of new oak has created a wine that is finely grained and focussed yet shows power and depth of flavour and a lovely mineral core. Our winemaking style focuses on producing a rich, complex and full bodied Chardonnay that remains balanced and elegant. This wine is drinking well in its youth but will reward those who have the patience to cellar it..
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The Galway Pipe Port is a rich and opulent, sweet and generous Port; layering its spice, sandalwood, cedar, raisin and tobacco flavors in a supple swirl. This is a wonderful effort. Nutty, brown-sugar notes are a great compliment to cheeses. Always a great choice for an after-dinner nightcap... more »
Winner of 96 Points in James Halliday Australian Wine Champions 2015.. Rich ripe cassis and blackberry fruit nose integrated with cedar, nutmeg and cinnamon nuances through maturation in predominantly French oak. The wine proudly shows its Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon pedigree.. The palate displays an excellent depth and persistence of rich dark mulberry fruit with ripe, long tannins. It is full flavoured yet retains elegance and finesse.. This wine will best match full flavoured meals, such as tender pink lamb back strap, a rich risotto or full flavoured game. . Excellent on r... more »
The 2010 Pinot Noir, is rich dark and delicious. Beautifully centered with blackberry and plum flavours, a hint of spice, toasted oak and a velvety finish. Wild bunnies couldn't drag us away from the vintage... more »
This vintage has produced a Pinot Noir displaying opulent rich aromatics; lush dark fruits of the forest dominate the aroma and these are underpinned by sweet brown spice notes. The wine displays lovely elegance and flow with striking precision and clarity. On the palate it kicks off with a plush dense fruit of the forest entry, this plushness then moves beautifully into the mid palate, after which fine elegant textural tannins frame fruit and acidity on a lengthy finish..
Mt Difficulty Bannockburn Pinot Noir will improve for 7-10 years given optimal vintage an... more »
Penfolds Father Grand Tawny pays tribute to 169 years of winemaking excellence. A blend of many outstanding tawny components separately matured in seasoned old oak casks, with a minimum blended average age of ten years. The results yields a wine of generous concentration, vitality, exceptional balance of fruit and oak age complexity... more »
Burmester Jockey Club Port ages in oak casks. With a red tawny colour, it presents a bouquet of dried fruits and spices. In the mouth it is round, balanced and complex. Ideal with cakes and dried fruits... more »
Tasting Note:Rich and elegant this 2014 ‘Hillside’ Syrah has a plethora of flavours. Pepper, plum, spice, liquorice and leather interwoven with ripe tannins, new oak and rich berries. Enticing and intriguing, the 2014 ‘Hillside’ Syrah is a tease. The site where it is grown is unique, equally the flavours are too. Past awards for this wine endorse its reputation, and justify its place in your cellar. *(Limited Release). Cellaring:Approachable now and will age for another 8+ years.Food Pairing:A perfect pairing with Beef Wellington and seasonal vegetables... more »
Deep inky colour. The nose is deep and richly layered with aromas of dark plum, black cherry stone and hints of new leather. On the palate there is great density and richness with black berry fruit notes. The palate flows well and is fine and supple, with complexity unfolding into a harmonious finish. This palate promises great riches after patient cellaring. Accolades: 2013 Vintage: Hawke's Bay A&P Wine Awards (Silver). 2013 Vintage: Jane Skilton (93 points). 2013 Vintage: Cameron Douglas MS (5 stars)... more »
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