A fruit-driven Syrah with aromas of liquorice, black pepper, plum and floral notes. Medium bodied with flavours of dark red fruits, chocolate and savoury tones. French oak imparts spice and vanilla. Soft supple tannins and a lingering finish make this an excellent food wine.
COLOUR: Rich straw gold AROMA: Intense and complex, this wine displays floral aromas of apricot and orange peel integrated with dried spice characters and nougat aromas from the influence of barrel fermentation and lees contact. PALATE: Ripe stone fruit flavours of nectarine and dried apricot are complimented by a flinty minerality and subtle French oak...
COLOUR: Deep ruby AROMA: Dark cherry, blackberry and floral aromas are complimented by more savoury aromas of dark chocolate, forest floor and cigar box. PALATE: The palate of this wine shows a rich silky texture which is full and concentrated. Interwoven flavours of spice, dark fruit and savoury characters are revealed by a succulent and fine tannin...
Bright berry fruits overlay a complexity derived from old aged vines and intelligent use of oak. Deep, boldly-coloured with big lush plum and vanilla aromas and on the palate shows a wonderful balance of sweet primary dark fruit, oak, tannin and alcohol complemented with mineral acidity. A warm, vibrant, well-structured Pinot Noir.
Immediately exotic, this wine is pungent and complex, offering orange marmalade, honey, spice and dried apricot aromas. Although it is sweet, the vibrant acidity balances the sweetness perfectly and keeps it from being cloying. This is a concentrated wine with a long and lingering finish.
This native of France and Italy is a fantastic variety to grow in New Zealand, but demands the same attentive treatment as Pinot Noir. Perfumed aromas of pears and spice with a rich middle palate. Displays a purity of aromatic fruit which follows through on the wonderful palate. Fantastic balance of flavor and texture