Inky purple color. Black cherry, cocoa and sexy oak spices on the nose. Fresh dark berry and cherry flavors are brightened by cinnamon and clove, picking up numbing white pepper on the back end. Plenty fat and sweet but also brisk, with suave vanilla and cola character on the lengthy finish.
Deep red with a bright rim. Compelling, scented bouquet of redcurrant, raspberry, fresh rose and minerals. Juicy red berry flavors pack solid punch but are surprisingly lithe, with good back-end lift and snap. Brisk red berry skin qualities dominate the long, taut finish.
Bright and clear with a pale golden hue. Well structured with a richness and poise that typifies Akarua Pinot Gris. Lifted aromas of orange blossom and pear juice. A lush layered palate with white peach and citrus flavours. The wine finishes with a zesty punch of fresh ginger and orange peel tang.
Deep red / bright / ruby. Displays intense black fruit flavours and the complexity that Bannockburn Pinot Noir is renowned for. Haunting aromatics of floral and spice. The palate is beautifully poised, complex and shows excellent fruit weight supported by fine tannins. A slightly cooler year has produced a wine with a “burgundian framework” but a Bannockburn soul.
Typically Central Otago with a core of juicy red berry fruit and uninhibited by heavy oak influence. Bright, lifted cassis/cherry aromaÛªs with lifted floral and violet notes. A well defined Central Otago Pinot Noir exhibiting juicy red fruits. Light, soft tannins complement the savoury highlights and the finish is long and bright. A style that has been deliberately made to drink as a young fresh red.
A structured blend of Cabernet, Carmenere, and Syrah, it is powerfully aromatic with clove, bittersweet chocolate and cassis flavors leading to a rich fruit palate. Complex with rounded tannins and a very long finish.
This delightful white blend has a floral bouquet with hints of tropical fruit. A touch of vanilla emerges as a result of part of the wine being aged in French oak barrels for one year. A great wine to try with light dishes. Great with Cheddar & Apples.
Argento Cabernet Sauvignon has a dark red ruby color. The nose combines red berry fruit with fresh mint and eucalyptus. The mouthfeel displays intense red berry flavors mingled with subtle black pepper and spice. Velvety and smooth with good volume and soft, round tannins and a long and lingering finish.
This lightly oaked Chardonnay offers aromas of ripe tropical and stone fruits. Flavours of white peach, cantaloupe, honey and sweet spice are complemented by subtle minerality and vanilla leading into a fresh, balanced and round finish.
This superb Malbec has a deep purple colour with blue layers and offers concentrated aromas of plums, black cherries and notes of violet. The jammy plum and red fruit flavours are rounded off perfectly by a soft, lingering finish with velvety tannins.
The wine appears a light gold-yellow. A rich, complex bouquet releases a stunning, elegant array of fruit and fragrant blossoms, with pear, lychee and apricot complemented by floral notes of hedgerow and acacia. The palate is seductively crisp and well-balanced, while the finish, exhibiting a harmonious balance, offers a beautiful vein of slaty mineral.
Pale gold in colour with a lovely youthful glint, its mousse is superb and displays very fine and distinguished necklaces of bubbles. The nose is expressive with notes of white fruits. The palate is fresh and balanced despite the wineäó»s relative youth, leading to fresh and very pleasant finish.
Clear and bright, with light amber tones. Rich and creamy, while remaining focused and classy, it reveals notes of brioche, vanilla, cooked white fruit and a great complexity. Full of finesse, the palate is also generous and ample, featuring notes of roasted hazelnuts, pastries, honey and ripe fruit.