Little brother is a red blend from the Waingaro and Puketotara vineyards. This 2017 vintage is based on Chambourcin, with syrah for earthy spiciness and a little bit of viognier for floral aromatics.
Partly whole bunch fermented, minimal oak
Grown at the Puketotara vineyard. Picked in early march, whole bunch pressed, and fermented cool to retain fruit characters. 5% fermented on skins for texture. Pale straw in colour, delicate nose with lime, sweet pea, and green apple characters. The palate is fresh with bright citrus and pip fruit c...more »haracters, and a long clean finish. A perfect match for seafood dishes, especially those with tomato or herb flavours
Picked in late February in perfect condition, whole bunch pressed and fermented cool for fruitiness. Ripe tropical fruit and pip fruit flavours and aromas, the palate shows a sliver of sweetness (10g/L RS) that is balanced by the crisp finish. Pairs beautifully with Asian style dishes, or try a pear...more » and blue cheese salad.
Grown at the Puketotara and Waingaro vineyards. 100% Syrah, gently whole bunch pressed, and fermented cool to retain fruit characters. The nose shows lifted floral aromas, red berrries, and a touch of spice. The palate is fresh and lively, with intense fruit, and a long crisp finish. A very versatil...more »e food match, so ideal for tapas or antipasto platters.