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“Verismo” – Pinot Noir 2012$75.00
Beautifully aged, but many years to go.
Medium-dark red, this Pinot Noir has a bouquet of Turkish delight, chocolate and plum with a palate of tight dense concentrated sweet red fruits and fine tannins. Whilst it was attractive in its youth this wine has evolved gracefully for many years and will continue to evolve
Awarded 95 points by Master of Wine, Bob Campbell, who says “Elegant, savoury pinot noir with obvious bottle-age character adding a stemmy, 'forest floor' complexity
to cherry and berry fruit and spicy oak. A nicely layered and quite distinctive wine, with fine tannins providing a useful backbone that balances subtle sweet fruit.”
“Verismo” – Pinot Noir 2012 Magnum$175.00
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 2017$48.00
Complex aromas of chocolate, dark plum and hints of mushroom lead to a palate of sweeter fruit flavours, supported by supple silky tannins with notes of herbs and oak spice on a long lingering finish.
95/100 / 5 stars “Scents of intrigue and mystery, a varietal lift of fresh red cherry and plum, dried raspberry and moments of red currant, a moderate intensity of oak with baking spice layers of soft dusty clove and vanilla/cinnamon….” wrote Cameron Douglas, Master Sommelier.
5 stars – Potential Classic Wine of New Zealand – Michael Cooper, Wine Guide to New Zealand
“The High Note” – Pinot Noir 2012 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 2018$30.00
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 2018$28.00
Exotic aromas of passionfruit, rock melon and ripe citrus lead to a dense palate of tropical fruit that’s balanced by refreshing acidity and a long dry elegant finish.
“…A precise and powerful bouquet of Sauvignon Blanc… With a long finish and so much to like about this wine, a second glass is an easy call to make.”
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 2019$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.
95/100 Bob Campbell MW (Highest rated 2019 Rosé) “… A delicious wine that has been made with a light touch. Impeccable purity and balance…”
“Limelight” – Riesling 2016$30.00
This medium-dry Riesling has complex aromas of lime zest, ginger and nutmeg and a palate with a yin and yang effect of ripe sweetness balanced with a citrus acidity.
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)