White gold with a fine mousse and tiny bubbles. The bouquet is savoury with a subtle hint of marmite. First impression in the mouth is the boisterous fizz that eventually subsides to reveal bready, lightly malty flavours with delicate hints of apple... more »
Black red coloured wine, opulent and ripe cassis and blackcurrant jam scent with cedar in the background. A serous wine in the palate with fine silky tannins, creamy oak, a subtle hint of violet, a suggestion of woody herbs and a freshness to the fin... more »
Abundant grapefruit, flint, gunsmoke and wild yeast barrel ferment complexities radiate from the glass to tantalise the nose and the flinty/gun smoke characters are also quite prominent in the palate. It’s a reductively made wine with struck match /... more »
Concentrated on the nose with creamy oak, a touch of chocolate, ground coffee and hints of bottled cherries following through to the quite savoury and complex palate. There is a myriad of flavours both sweet and savoury with plum and cherry fruit con... more »
Golden yellow with oodles of toast and buttery oak titivating the olfactory senses and delivering the same to the bold, rich, spicy, toasty oak taste where there are youthful bubble-gum esters and layers of crème caramel with well-balanced acidity im... more »
Gold & Trophy - NZ International Wine Show 2016. Mouthfilling, smooth and creamy with ripe baked apple and vanilla poached pear flavours, a lovely zing of mandarin and accents of ginger and strudel spices.
Deep purple garnet in the glass with a bright, generous, inviting bouquet that's creamy, fruity and savoury at the same time. The taste is spicy upfront with concentrated plum and cherry fruit and sweet smoky oak in the background with a hint of anis... more »
Deep, vibrant and youthful with a concentrated bouquet of savoury oak and bright plummy fruit with hints of cocoa. Firm yet silky in the succulent palate that’s full of bright blackcurrant and plum with hints of cigar box, cake spices and creamy oak,... more »