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“Verismo” – Pinot Noir 2013$85.00
Beautifully aged, but many years to go.
Medium-dark red, a complex yet delicate aroma of raspberry, rose petals and liquorice. The palate is sweet, rich and dense with hints of violets, nutmeg and wood smoke. Fine polished tannins will allow this wine to age gracefully and reward with cellaring.
Awarded 97 points by Master Sommelier, Cameron Douglas, who says “Complex and elegant, floral, precise and detailed. Fresh, primary and urgent on the palate with a core of fresh red berry fruits, wild raspberry and wildflowers.”
“Verismo” – Pinot Noir 2012 Magnum$205.00
This Reserve level large format 1.5 litre Pinot Noir is medium-dark red, has a bouquet of Turkish delight, chocolate and plum with a palate of tight dense concentrated sweet red fruits and fine tannins. Cork and wax sealed, carefully cellared and presented in a hand-made wooden display box.
Awarded 19/20 by Raymond Chan, and 96/100 by Sam Kim who says “Superbly complex and sophisticated”.
“The High Note” – Pinot Noir 2018$48.00
A ruby-red Pinot Noir with classic varietal aromatics of violets, plum and cherry with hints of dark chocolate and spice, lead to a palate of ripe plums balanced with fine tannins giving great depth and length.
95/100 / 5 stars “Pungently aromatic pinot noir with floral, rose petal and violet aromas occupying centre-stage with a mix of spice, cherry, berry and nutty oak playing a supporting role. A silkentextured wine with a lingering finish. Impressive and accessible with potential.” Dec 2019 wrote Bob Campbell MW.
5 stars – Potential Classic Wine of New Zealand – Michael Cooper, Wine Guide to New Zealand
“The High Note” – Pinot Noir 2013 Magnum$115.00
This stunning large format 1.5 litre Pinot Noir has enticing aromas of dark chocolate, coffee spice, orange zest and black plum with a gentle but multi-layered palate of sweet fruit and vanilla, supported by fine cedar spice tannins yet remains refreshingly dry. Cork and wax sealed, carefully cellared and presented in a hand-made wooden display box.
“This is gorgeous: the complex bouquet shows dark cherry, truffle, violet and cedar characters” says Sam Kim, who rated it 95/100
“Cantata” Pinot Noir 2019$32.00
With inviting aromas of baked raspberry pie with hints of ground spice and cedar, the palate has a core of concentrated plums balanced by ripe fine tannins and notes of chocolate
“Impromptu” – Pinot Noir 2018$30.00
With an aromatic blend of red fruits, spice and wild thyme this Pinot Noir has a fresh sweet-fruited palate balanced by fine oak spice tannins and an elegant finish
“The Starlet” – Sauvignon Blanc 2020$30.00
Fresh lime and citrus overlay classic varietal notes of passionfruit and grapefruit with a gentle flowing palate combining intense tropical fruits with a lemon zest acidity.
““A pure fruited bouquet with aromas of sweet lemon and white peach, red apple, pear with a moment or two of tropical fruit and sweet herbs….”
Cameron Douglas MS
“Dress Circle” – Pinot Gris 2019$30.00
Off-dry in style and showing classic varietal notes of pear, red apple, cinnamon and sweet floral aromatics, the complex palate blends jasmine with nectarine, ginger, mint and lime.
5 Stars and potential “Classic wine” – Michael Coopers Buyers Guide to New Zealand Wines. “...highly scented and strongly varietal. Bright, light lemon/green, it is mouthfilling, with rich, vibrant pear, lychee and spice flavours…“
“The Soloist” Pinot Rosé 2020$28.00
Intensely aromatic with an array of fruits including cranberry, raspberry, watermelon and strawberry, this dry Rosé has a fresh but gentle palate which lingers with hints of anise.
Rated 5 stars from Michael Cooper (Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand Wines) he said “The delicious 2020 vintage …is weighty and sweet-fruited, with vibrant plum, watermelon, strawberry and spice flavours, showing very good intensity, and a very harmonious, dryish lasting finish.”
This wine also is Bob Campbell MW’s highest rated 2020 Rosé
“Limelight” – Riesling 2018$32.00
Classic aromatics of lime, citrus and flint with a refreshing lemon acidity, perfectly balanced by notes of sweet wild thyme honey.
Limelight Riesling is one of the “Fine Wines of New Zealand” -– an exclusive classification sponsored by Air New Zealand to denote the country’s top wines.
“This is an immensely appealing Riesling with gorgeous aromas of lemon curd, kaffir lime, floral and orange peel on the nose, followed by a beautifully flowing palate that displays excellent weight and fruit purity”. Sam Kim (Wine Orbit)
“Lyric” – Riesling 2019$32.00
A dry Riesling with fragrant aromas of Manuka honey, ginger, rose petals and roasted lime. The palate is focussed but lingers with notes of lemon honey and bright citrus
“This is the sort of dry Riesling New Zealand needs a lot more of” said Michael Cooper rating this vintage 5 stars once again.
“The Gallery” – Gewürztraminer 2019$35.00
Showing classic varietal aromas of rose petal, cinnamon and lychee, the off-dry palate has notes of ginger and orange blossom which linger with a flinty mineral freshness.
“The Cadenza” – Late Harvest Gewürztraminer 2019$35.00
“Medium sweet in style, this dessert wine has intriguing aromas of baked apricot and apple with hints of ginger and cinnamon. It has a complex palate of honey, nuts and spices.” Olly Masters (Winemaker)
95/100 Bob Campbell MW “Absolutely delicious late harvest gewürztraminer with honey, Turkish Delight, lychee and potpourri flavours..” Ranked No. 1 – 2019 Gewürztraminer in New Zealand
“Dress Circle” Pinot Gris Cellar Release$39.00 – $42.00
Consistently rated as one of the top rated Pinot Gris in New Zealand, the library vintages of this stunning wine have matured to smooth and soft mouthfeel along with complex layers of luscious fruit
“Impromptu” Pinot Noir Cellar Release$39.00 – $42.00
Some of our earliest vintages of Impromptu Pinot Noir. While this was an earlier drinking style is has aged beautifully! These wines have been carefully stored in temperature controlled conditions are are exceptional drinking now.
“Red White and Pink” pack
Something for every occasion! Our Red White and Pink six bottle pack has two bottles of our Cantata Pinot Noir, two bottles of The Starlet Sauvignon Blanc and two bottles of The Soloist Pinot Rosé, all for just $159!