Showing aromas of red and dark berry fruit along with earthy spice, anise and dried mint. The palate has flavours of fresh mixed berries complexing warm toasted spice, soft velvety tannins and a persistence of vibrant fresh fruit.
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"Moderately inky Shiraz with bright, fresh, dark berry, plum and subtle spice flavours. A high energy red, with refreshing acidity and subtle tannins. Deliciously drinkable now, but no rush" Bob Campbell, Master of Wine, The Real Review, Aug 2018... more »
A rich and full-bodied wine full of dark fruit flavours with lashings of black pepper and a long savoury finish. Food Matches The soft tannins, ripe fruit flavours, black pepper and spice make this wine a great accompaniment to many meat dishes suc... more »
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... more »
Deep inky purple in colour offering Black Doris plum with leather and spice on the nose. Cassis, thyme white pepper combine on the palate finishing in an elegant cool climate style of Syrah. ... more »
Using a combination of estate and off-site fruit has enabled us to produce a Syrah of purity and vibrancy. Suggestions of blueberry and cranberry define the nose along with a savoury complexity from extended barrel aging on full lees. This savouriness also contributes weight to the palate, the te... more »
Rich flavours of plum and blackberry, with a hint of peppery spice. A palate of sweet, spiced fruit and ripe tannins are supported by juicy acidity for a lengthy finish. Enjoy with a barbecued steak, grilled venison or an aged cheddar.... more »
Attractive and vibrant primary fruit characters on the nose. Raspberries and red cherry fruit characters mingle with herbal notes of green pepper and black cardamom. On the palate this wine is elegant and subtle with smooth round tannins and a soft yet juicy mid-palate. With a seamless integratio... more »
The Characteristics This is one of the more pure fruited versions of this iconic wine that we have seen in recent times. Highly aromatic in the early stages of its life, the nose is dominated by an array of perfectly ripe berry fruits and spicy notes. The dark, earthy and savoury characters that ... more »
Don't let the mischievous name fool you - this is a premium wine with the grapes being gently pressed at night to ensure optimum quality. It has sweet varietal fruit and a lingering dark chocolate promise.... more »