Dorrien Estate "old Contemptibles" Barossa Valley Tawny 500ml NV
Dedicated to the spirit of the men who served and fell in the great war, this Very Old Tawny from premium small batch winery, Dorrien Estate, is luscious and silky. Intense flavours of spicy caramel are lifted by the clean brandy spirit. This is an excellent value for money Barossa Tawny.
Aspiring Flats Central Otago Rosé 2017
"Very good entry with intense flavours and excellent concentration and while there is clearly some residual sugar it is beautifully balanced by tannin. Excellent drinking." NZWS Tasting Panel
Optica Kaleidoscope Clare Valley Shiraz 2016
The Tasting Panel was unanimous, all awarding this wine a solid Silver-medal score. They describe it as "Savoury baked plums on the nose with a hint of menthol. Big fruit, good weight and smart tannin integration."
Willowbrook Gisborne Pinot Gris 2018
This bright, juicy Gisborne Pinot Gris displays lovely primary-fruit characters. Just-dry, it has excellent ripe fruit weight and lovely balance offering excellent drinkability. Some texture and richness lifts it above the everyday.
Lobster Reef Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017
A blend of three parcels of fruit, the majority from the outstanding Blind River and the smaller one a heartland-Rapaura vineyard site. Blind River, a super-cool Awatere sub-region is elevated and windy and delivers distinctive grassy greens, boxhedge and that elusive seabreeze element. The warmer Wairau portion adds some flesh to the palate to bring weight round that wonderful mineral core.
Paradox Gisborne Gewurztraminer 2016
A just-dry, highly aromatic and flavourful wine made in a generous style with great drinkability. Beautifully perfumed and hugely generous it is rich, ripe, heady Gewurztraminer for lovers of this alluring variety.
Anthem Ascend Central Otago Pinot Noir 2016
Anthem is a superb Central Otago label that's become one of our most-requested by customers. This single-vineyard Pinot reflects its Bendigo origins with silky tannins, warm cherry chocolate aromas and notes of violets and orange rind. This can be enjoyed while its young or will gain complexity with age.