Produced at carbon neutral winery by one of new zealand's most exciting winemakers, 3 stones is sourced from single plots in the wairau and awatere valley, to deliver a food friendly savvy, with hints of guava and passionfruit .
Ripe red fruits, sweet spice and a touch of tobacco on the nose. The mouthfeel shows red currant and cassis fruit layered with notes of cedar and espresso beans. The finish is soft and sweet, with finely grained tannins adding structure and length
The nose offers bright black berry aromas with light floral notes and a touch of toast. The mouth-feel is full and rich, with ripe, concentrated cassis and black raspberry fruit interwoven with a touch of chocolate and sweet spice from light oak aging. The finish shows ripe, silky tannins
Yellow straw in colour with sparkles of brilliant green. the nose displays fresh, clean citrus aroma and a beautiful floral intensity. the palate is dry with crunchy green apple fruit and a refreshing acidity.
A great introduction to the louis jadot style of fine red burgundy, medium bodied with a lovely purity of raspberry and cherry fruit and smooth tannins, this carefully oak aged wine is a blend of mainly côte d'or pinot noir backed up by a little from côte chalonnaise.
After agingin oak barrels of different sizes for at least 2 years it refines in bottle for 5 to 6 months. it is most appreciated for its intense ruby red colour with slight garnit reflections, it is intense and persistent in the nose with hints of durmast, elegant and austere in the mouth.
The nose is open and varietal with notes of black plum, Applewood smoke and cracked
pepper. Hints of cardamom and vanilla pods make the aromas very enticing. Vibrant fresh plum accompanies roasted black fruit notes, supported by a good structure of smoky tannins, still youthful and peppery and full body throughout. The oak is sweet but structuring and the finish already shows good length, promising to improve with age.
A very subtle hint of oak sets off notes of white orchard fruit, acacia and tidal pool notes that are also picked up by the rich and full mineral-infused flavors that possess good volume on the intense, tangy and punchy finish. This is relatively open and highly complex already and should be approachable young.
A robust and generous chardonnay from vineyards in this most famous of communes in the côtes des blancs, with a good proportion of fruit coming from premier cru vineyards to add depth and minerality to this impressive village wine.
A meaty, toasty nose is balanced with currants and blueberry. The palate is fleshier and more forward than many, with generous fruit but enough tannins to keep everything in check. Plum and cherry fruit is coated by a creamy spice from the oak.
Cranberry, burnt sugar, bitter herbs, graphite and pine bark on the nose. Tight acidity, with red fruits and berries at the forefront, the pine and graphite give backbone, and some big tannins at the finish.
A deep burgundy colour with a nose of mature fruits, plums, cherries, figs, cinnamon and cloves. the aromas follow through to a palate full of rich black and red fruits, plums and damsons dominate with pomegranate, baked cherries and christmas spices. an intensely concentrated powerful vintage with fine smooth tannins and a spicy, warming finish.
Savoury aromas of sesame biscuits and white mushrooms meld with the fragrance of ripe oranges and yellow plums, depicting the combination of wild yeast fermentation and vibrant marlborough fruit. the palate is textural and generous with zesty citrus and nougat flavours, subtle toasty oak, and a long mineral finish.
An enticing wine that will awaken your senses from the very first encounter. leather, boysenberry and sweet spices combine. the supple palate with its transparent flavours of red fruit and earthy textures leads to a finish that is both balanced and intriguing.
The characteristically uplifting aromas of ripe lime and grapefruit, nectarine, papaya and mango and floral notes of orange blossom, gooseberry and sweet fennel are striking. a chalky and weighty texture balanced by a minerally-citrus acid backbone.
Cloudy bay te koko is an individual expression of the sauvignon blanc grape, a complex and savoury wine that is both deliciously aromatic and richly textured. released as a mature wine, it is a full-bodied, aLtrernative style of sauvignon blanc from cloudy bay.
From a blend of grenache, syrah and mourvèdre. bunches are gently de-stemmed, lightly crushed and vinified in stainless steel and bottled eight months later, all to achieve a crunchy, bright, seductively fruity wine, packed with red fruit characters, well-rounded tannins and balanced acidity.