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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 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
“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!
“Verismo” Pinot Noir Cellar Release$119.00
Our premium Verismo Pinot Noir is carefully selected from just three small areas on the vineyard where we manage our vines to very low cropping levels with high levels of light exposure and careful canopy management. The wine is matured in 300 litre hogshead French oak for over 12 months with average of 45% of the wine in new oak. After blending the wine is returned to barrel for further maturation for several months prior to bottling. These two back vintage releases are exceptional value. Carefully stored in a temperature controlled warehouse and now ready to drink, or keep for many more years.
Verismo 2013 – 3 bottle pack special
This is an amazing offer! Three bottles of our reserve 2013 Verismo Pinot Noir for the very lucky price of just $199
97/100 “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. A seam of dried herb and Bendigo ruggedness add mouthfeel and texture. Firm tannins with a fine polish, plenty of acidity. A complete wine, still ageing and will continue to do so for some time to come. Touch more oak in this wine.” Reviewed Feb 2021 (Cameron Douglas, MS)
“The High Note” Pinot Noir Cellar Release$62.40 – $67.20
Some of our earliest vintages of The High Note Pinot Noir that have been highly acclaimed for their development and on-going cellaring potential. These wines have been carefully stored in temperature controlled conditions are are exceptional drinking now and into the future.
“The Gallery” Gewürztraminer Cellar Release$45.50 – $49.00
These vintage releases of our Gewürztraminer have aged to perfection! Known as one of the classic wines to cellar – Gewürztraminer develops stunning rich but smooth character without losing the fresh finish that the cool climate acidity offers.