Lifted aromatics in the rose petal and apricot spectrum. The palate is very rich and round with a soft acidity and smooth texture. It finishes dry and long. Drink as an aperitif or match with spicy Asian dishes.
AWARDS: 5 Stars Raymond Chan Wine Reviews 2014 5 Stars Wine ... more »
One of New Zealand’s most awarded Gewürztraminers, the Johanneshof is full and voluminous with softly concentrated aromas of rose-petal florals, Turkish Delight, musk and savoury honey, and fresh, steely, root-ginger notes. This has excellent presence, balance and unfo... more »
Appearance: gold colour.Nose: aromas of litchi and candied tropical fruits, rose water.Palate: slightly spicy, exotic fruits especially litchi and mango flavours; round body, long-lasting fresh finish.
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Grapes Harvested from Waipara Valley vineyards have been crafted with minimal intervention to allow the vibrant regional characteristics to shine through
Aromas of Honey suckle, Spiced pear and stone fruit dominate the nose and move through onto the palate... more »
This highly appealing single-vineyard Pinot Gris from low yielding vines brims with flavours and aromas of pear, white stonefruit,honeysuckle and lemon citrus notes, and ginger spice hints. The palate is luscious, yet refined, with a soft smooth satisfyingly long finish. A beautifully... more »
Winemaker Notes: There is plenty of fruit here, with pear juice and apples dominating the rustic complexity. A rich fruit salad palate, some zesty acidity, and a touch of sweetness make this wine positively jump out of the glass. Great with food or pretty much anything else. If mischief is afoot,... more »
Wine makers comments:The Odyssey Pinot Gris is an elgantlly structured wine with classic varietal flavours of honey, pear and quince.Approachable in its youth, this dry will show even greater complexities as it ages.
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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 p... more »
A lifted honeyed nose and a fine crisp acidity. This is a luscious, broad and elegant wine with a strong mineral backbone, fine balance and a long textured finish. An exotic texture with lush fruit flavours made in a dry style.
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Winemakers notes: Grapes harvested from the Waipara Valley have been crafted with minimal intervention to allow the vibrant regional characteristics to shine through. Perfectly accentuated by a lovely mouth-watering acidity lends this wine a refreshing crispness. A subtle and ele... more »
This wine exhibits fresh and lifted aromas of gooseberries, ripe tropical fruits, lime and capsicums, revealing passionfruit and mineral nuanaces in the glass. The palate is crisp and refreshing.... more »
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 frui... more »
This bold Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc presents pungent aromas of sweet grass, nettles, blackcurrants and gooseberries, backed up by fresh zesty lime characters. The palate is light-bodied, which builds up and ends on a long, fine and appetizing mineral finish with undertones of ripe gre... more »
Classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – delicate aromatic taunts of passion fruit, crushed lime leaf and grapefruit; the palate embellished with notes of crushed blackcurrant leaf, fennel, spearmint and a hint of tamarind. The mid palate is broad and gentle, rising to the end with a crisp and... more »
Winemaker Notes: The 2017 Riesling has a lifted nose of lime juice, honey and lemon tea. A touch of sweetness on the palate is balanced by some tangy acid and funky complexity, giving way to an exciting finish, that jumps around in your mouth for longer than you would think possible. Ideal for a ... more »
Winemakers notes: This dry grown Riesling has zesty flavours and is full of life and vitality. Showcasing why Clare is justifiably famous for this variety. Nestled within the Clare is a small distinctive corner called Polish Hill River. It is here that we make a Riesling that captures the delicat... more »
This special Riesling has a broad, rich and earthy palate; fragrant, floral honey toast with luscious spicy marmalade aromas intergrate with ripe mouth-filling tangy fruit, zesty peel and apple pith character to the finish.... more »
Brilliant, light golden-yellow colour with some depth, lighter on the rim. This has a full, bold and solidly concentrated nose that opens in volume showing aromas of yellow florals, honey and musk with subtle layers of talc botrytis. This harmoniously presented, revealing nuances of herbs and toa... more »
This dry styled riesling has an underlying mineral thread throughout. Aromas include lime zest, granny smith apples and citrus which combine beautifully with a rich palate texture. A tight mineral thread runs the length of the palate making it delicious to drink now although cellaring f... more »
This excellent Chardonnay is highly appealing, with pronounced yellow stonefruit and ginger spice flavours, vanilla, toasty oak and cashew nut notes. Barrel fermentation and seven months aging in quality oak has conferred lovely creamy weight and complexity. Enjoy with your favourite chicke... more »
A gorgeous complex offering; the fragrant bouquet shows ripe peach, rockmelon, nougat and brioche characters with subtle vanilla and hazelnut notes. The palate is succulent and beautifully weighted, delivering delectable fruit flavours together with stylish oak infusion. It is fleshy, rounded and... more »
Full, rich and complex white wine, with delicious sweet fruit flavours, well balanced with nut and oak tones and great length of flavour.CellaringOur Reserve Chardonnays drink beautifully after about 12 to 18 months, and then cell... more »
Winemkers notes: This vineyard always has a bit of colour: Pale in the glass at bottling, but will slowly deepen with time. Profound! A melange of vanilla, cream, sweet lemon, grapefruit, hazelnut, and spicy oak. Powerful! This is a big, rich Chardonnay.... more »
Richly fragrant, youthful and creamy, with a tight array of intense grapefruit, peach and fig flavours, it shows lovely delicacy and depth. A lovely expression of Gisborne Chardonnay fruit forward and flavoursome. Lifted citrus, floral and peaches on the nose followe... more »
The 2016 Lucky Lizard is a savoury and nuanced version of this noble variety. Citrus, green apple and sea spray notes are offered up courtesy of the cool climate Adelaide Hills and its accompanying geologies. Roasted nuts and a hint of brioche are a subtle nod to the very selective and restrained... more »
Pristine fruit was hand harvested off our estate vineyard and barrel fermented to produce a rich and complex Chardonnay. Notes of vanilla, toast and mixed spice complement the stone fruit and citrus notes of Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay. ageing potential 3-5 years. The wine will compliment fish, ... more »
The inviting bouquet shows yellow peach, mango, vanilla & hazelnut characters with hints of nougat & butterscotch. The palate is succulent and beautifully minded and offers ripe fruit intensity and creamy texture on the palate.
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Kahurangi's flagship wine which is well structured, rich and intense wine with lemon, melon aromas combine with an integrated tropical fuit palate with a lingering subtle oak finish. Cellar To be enjoyed now or will cellar well until 2022... more »
Bright, light golden-hued yellow colour, a little lighter on the rim. The nose is fresh and elegant with a taut core of white florals and minerals and a touch of salinity. The aromatics show excellent clarity with finesse and building intensity and detail with aeration. Dry to taste and medium-fu... more »