This wine showcases the youthful, fresh and vibrant characteristics of Marlborough. Initially, the cool climate Awatere aromas jump out of the glass, such as lemongrass, jalapeño peppers and fresh herbs. In contrast, the Wairau Valley has warmer summer months, influencing vineyards to produce a pungent Sauvignon Blanc with ripe citrus and tropical fruit flavours.
Deep red in colour with youthful violet hints, the wine has aromas of rose petals, lifted red fruits and a hint of lime marmalade from the co-fermentation with the aromatic Eden Valley Riesling. Wild cherries, blueberries and balanced, spicy oak make for an opulent palate, with velvety tannins and an intriguing finish.
Golden yellow in the glass, this wine opens with a complex and layered bouquet full of elderflower, pistachios and rose petals. Soft and elegant, the palate is concentrated, with a mineral character, and a hint of herbs and passion fruit. Thanks to the high percentage of Rielsing, it has considerable potential to age and will develop layers of honeyed, nutty complexity.
This fresh, vibrant Blanc de Blancs is pale golden in colour with fine, persistent bubbles. The nose reveals delicate aromas of citrus blossom and white floral notes over a mineral background. Pleasantly creamy mouthfeel with notes of brioche through to an exceptionally long finish.
This wine has intense aromas of cirtus blossom, apple, white-fleshed nectarine, mandarin and a wild-yeast derived gunflint and lanolin-like savouriness. An invigorating off-dry style that delivers a great balance of natural acidity with a subliminal touch of sweetness.
Expressive aromas of jasmine are complemented by zesty citrus notes. Refreshing and beautifully balanced with a marked mineral streak, it has a complex yet attractively delicate character and a long, lifted finish.
Classic Rheingau expression, with delicate aromas of lemon zest, green apple and pineapple. Dry and beautifully balanced, with the fruity notes echoed on the palate through to a complex finish. Roasted sea bass served with lemon risotto and green asparagus.
On the nose is beautifully aromatic with notes of hawthorn, citrus and a hint of flint. On the palate, it is structured, with its signature balance between freshness and creaminess. It concludes with a nice saline finish.
A fragrant, fruity bouquet of grapefruit, apple and lychee with hints of fresh grass characterise this fine, off dry Riesling. Beautifully balanced, with a full bodied texture and a creamy finish. Classic German Riesling. Chicken or fish dishes with a spicy element; fresh prawns or oysters.
This wine is pale gold in colour with youthful highlights. On the nose, there are intense aromas of grapefruit and lemon peel, which is typical of Torrontés, balanced by a touch of minerality and floral notes. On the palate, it has a crisp acidity with a long, mineral finish.
This Riesling is pale straw in the glass. It has fresh citrus aromatics of sweet lime and grapefruit with subtle floral notes. Light bodied, it is fresh and appealing with flavours of lime and grapefruit carrying through to the palate and a distinct mineral finish reflective of the Blind River sub-region. Rounded and well-balanced acidity with mineral notes on the long finish.
This wine has a fragrant, complex nose showing mandarin and stone fruit, with smoky and stony notes. The palate is vibrant and intense with orange, lemon and stone fruit flavours with zesty acidity.
This wine is straw yellow in colour with youthful hints and a deeply perfumed floral nose. It displays intense aromas of wisteria and sweet jasmine, balanced with light spicy notes. The full-bodied palate shows surprising power while the natural zest of Riesling ensures a fresh and vibrant acidity. The finish is long and aromatic.
Pale golden-tinged yellow. Enticing aromas of yellow fruits, green apple and botanical herbs, plus hints of jasmine and lily. Juicy, fruity and fresh, the citrus and orange blossom notes given noteworthy precision by zingy acidity. Bright and fresh if not especially complicated Riesling. The botanical herb note is typical of the Schoenenbourg cru, which is not far from this site, while the lemony acidity is typical of the calcaire soils of the Grafenberg.
Grapefruit zest and citrus floral aromas are carried through to a decidedly lively, mineral palate complemented by pear, Granny Smith apple and citrus fruits. Delicious with white fish baked in a lemon butter sauce.
The complexity that comes with ages shines with lifted honeysuckle and toasty notes on the nose. The rich and honeyed palate is brimming with lemon citrus fruits and finishes with a chalky, mineral freshness. Delicious with shellfish in a creamy sauce.
Growing up a Stone's Throw away on the same vineyard, it is little wonder that these two are fast friends. Riesling's cool minerality meshes with Gewürztraminer's exotic spice and rose water, in this delicious, refreshing blend. Serve chilled as an inviting apéritif or delicious with lightly spiced Asian cuisine.
Youthful lime green that will develop in time. Delicate spring blossom and lime leaf with a hint of spice. Crunchy green apple and crisp, vibrant and distinctive lemon-lime citrus flavours create a juicy and tangy mouthfeel. Almost ethereally light and elegant; its minerality wafting along the palate to a long, pleasing close. Impressively delicious and worthy of at least a few years cellaring, if not more than a decade.
A refreshing Riesling with enticing aromas of apple and pear layered with ripe and juicy citrus notes. Harmoniously balanced with great structure and a long, lingering off-dry finish.
An elegant and expressive wine delivering notes of passion fruit, grapefruit and pineapple enveloped in a rich, full-bodied and harmonious palate. Candied citrus flavours and a zippy acidity lead to a long finish.
Notes of lime cordial, pink grapefruit and lemon rind open up to regional Watervale musk and floral notes. A powerful and concentrated Riesling, with great depth of flavour and a silky, acid profile which gives focus, line and length.
A fresh, lively riesling with a delicate green tinge and hints of freshly picked limes and orange peel. The palate shows great fruit purity with a refreshingly crisp, dry finish. Although ready to drink now, it can be aged with confidence for a few years.
Intensely aromatic on the nose with vibrant notes of lemon blossom, lime, jasmine and rose. A racy acidity and stony minerality add drive and freshness to the palate alongside lime zest and lemon curd notes. A fine phenolic structure gives way to a crisp, dry finish.
The Inniskillin Riesling displays intense aromas of apricot and tangerine, while on the palate citrus flavours of lemon and lime balance the lively, fresh acidity.
This Pinot Gris is pale straw in colour. Wonderfully lifted orchard fruit aromatics of ripe pear and quince with honey, floral notes and a touch of citrus. The palate is clean and fresh with concentrated flavours of pear and apple with spicy notes on the finish.
This is an excellent representation to showcase the diversity of this grape. Dry, light, refreshing with some minerality. A beautiful pale green colour, intense lime and lemon aromas with a hint of flora, refreshing and zesty on the palate.
A bouquet reminiscent of red apple and white peach, with mineral overtones. White stone fruit flavours follow through on the palate, with a subtle texture and a tight knit acidity lingering in the background, which provides length and persistence. Stunning with Prosciutto-wrapped tiger prawns and a pickled vegetable slaw.
An elegant blend with an exotic yet fresh symphony of citrus, passionfruit, mineral notes and rose water. Layers of pear, nougat, Turkish delight are interwoven on the soft and refined palate through to a long finish with a subtle but drying acidity. An excellent match for Thai green curry or grilled chilli halloumi.
Almost transparent in colour, this wine shows great purity and refinement. A fragrant bouquet, with flavours of lemon peel and bath salts all carried along by a soft texture, a long fine acidity and a persistent finish. Asian food in particular light, fragrant Thai curries; or beer-battered whiting with tartare sauce and lemon.
Fragrant notes of Kaffir lime and mandarin are layered with hints of orange blossomand beeswax. On the palate, distinct minerality and fresh citrus flavours of juicy mandarin, lead to a crisp mid-palate with delicate sweetness and a smooth, off-dry finish. Enjoy on its own or match with seafood, roast pork with apple sauce or lightly spiced curries.
A delicate floral bouquet is complemented by expressive and characteristic lemon notes. Supple and fruity, on the palate, this is dry and zesty with refreshing mineral notes; a great expression of Alsace Riesling.
An enchanting wine delivering distinctive aromas of peach and apricot. Crisp, with pure varietal character, echoed on the palate, this refreshing wine has an excellent structure and a lively finish. Lovely Riesling expression.
A wine of immense purity and drive that is bursting with intense aromas of rose water, lime and hints of freshly cut Nashi pear. The tightly wound palate delivers laser focussed acidity and crisp lime juice at its core and shows all the hallmarks of a youthful but restrained Florita Riesling. Pure with a long, citrus finish.
Full golden color with abundant green reflections. Strong aroma of yellow fruit, peach apricot and pineapple on a slightly mineral background. At the first impact on the palate it is fresh-sapid with successive warm and soft sensations that close with a structurally important aftertaste.