Intense, fruity and flowery bouquet with hints of white spring flowers...
A full-flavoured yet delicate Trebbiano, with a slight almond finish,...
Great color intensity. A powerful nose with notes of...
Nose: intense, with some sharp briney notes and piercing, almost...
Viognier perfume, with peach and ripe pear, a tropical sub-text and very...
1x Cape Mountain Chenin Blanc (South Africa), 1x Cape Mountain Shiraz (South Africa),
1x Bonterra Chardonnay (USA), 1x Bonterra Zinfandel (USA),
1x Trapiche Melodias Malbec (Argentina), 1x Trapiche Melodias Sauvignon (Argentina),
1x Crossings Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand), 1x Crossings Pinot Noir (New Zealand),
1x Mountain Range Merlot (Chile), 1x Mountain Range Sauvignon Blanc (Chile),
1x Murphys Chardonnay (Australia), 1x Murphys Shiraz(Australia)
|When to Drink||Now|
|Grapes||Zinfandel, Syrah/Shiraz, Seyval Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Sangiovese/Brunello, Sagrantino, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Malbec, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Volume||12 x 75cl|
New World wines are those wines produced outside the traditional wine-growing areas of Europe, in particular from Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. Since New World vineyards are generally in hotter climates than those of Northern Europe - in fact some major New World regions are irrigated desert - New World grapes tend to be riper. Thus New World wines tend to be correspondingly more alcoholic and full-bodied. Critics such as Robert M. Parker, Jr. have influenced New World producers and consumers towards a fruitier style, with more use of new oak. However in recent years there has been a reaction against some of the very oaky, alcoholic styles that typified late 1980s Australian Chardonnays for example, as cooler vineyards have been identified and winemakers have become more sophisticated and more restrained
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A wine coming from The Crossings three vineyards opens up new possibilities to enjoy flavours and textures that are different on the palate, even from other vineyards in the same valley. Lovely aromas of vine passionfruit mixed with citrus notes. A palate displaying flinty, mineral undertones - classic features of Awatere Valley SB - this wine shows...
Ruby red with a lighter crimson edge. Aromas of ripe red berry layered with spicy clove, vanilla and black pepper. Smooth and juicy entry with assertive black berry fruit flavours that are in perfect harmony with the well defined yet restrained ripe tannins and well integrated wood.
This wine is generous but always elegant in style. The deeper, darker notes and rich texture compliment a striking varietal profile of baked cherry and soft violet. This wine has great character and layered fragrance running through this persistent wine from beginning to end. While complimenting each other already the fine fruit and tannins will gradually...
Pale straw with youthful green hues. Generous exotic tropical fruit aromas with subtle guava and pink grapefruit nuances. Dry fruity entry followed by well balanced crisp acidity and a juicy tropical and citrus fruit aftertaste. An easy drinking dry, light-bodied fruity wine that is crisp and enticing.