050 2019 Duck Hunter 45.0
From the Awatere Valley in Marlborough to your glass! Aromas of cherry, plum and smoky oak complexity. The palate is dominated by sweet red fruits while remaining full and rich with subtle tannins and firm acidity
051 2018 Madam Sass 55.0
Rockburn's highly approachable, stylish second label wines are in no way second best. The devil's staircase Pinot is a dizzying blend of fast, firm fruit tempting spices and alluring earthen notes.
052 2018 Mud House 62.0
Bright aromas of cherry and red fruits are layered with gentle notes of spice and florals. The cherry and bramble flavours, accented with herbaceous hints and touches of oak, fine tannins and balanced acidity provide the clincher.
053 2016 Rockburn 95.0
An iconic Central Otago Pinot Noir with a considerable pedigree, under winemaker Malcolm Rees-Francis, the Rockburn has continued to grow its rep. Smoky, aromatic, elegant and beautifully balanced. One of our best.
054 2018 Carrick Unravelled 70.0
A very light fining-filtering ensures they remain all the way to the final bottling. It's mighty ripe, full of berries and cherries with briar-brambly character. Fruit-driven, sensual, flavoursome & succulent.
056 2018 Akarua The Siren 195.0
Deep ruby red in colour. The nose is extremely fragrant with vibrant florals, liquorice and mocha notes. A beautifully fruited mid-palate which is extremely textural and has complex red and dark fruits complimented by hints of oak spice and fine tannins, The finish is exceptionally long and balanced.
057 2002 Gibbston Valley Reserve 750.0
From the very good 2002 vintage, this is a big rich and powerful wine with a nice soft tannin structure. Gold medal.
058 2001 Gibbston Valley Reserve 850.0
An understated vintage for this label. When last tasted, this wine was drinking surprisingly well.
059 1998 Gibbston Valley Reserve 1000.0
Aged Central Pinot Noir, showing more mushroom, dusty flavours with savoury dried fruit.
060 1995 Gibbston Valley Reserve 1000.0
Very much old world style with its age. Musty, savoury fruit, earthy, dry mouth-feel.
061 2000 Gibbston Valley Reserve 1500.0
Rarely available on wine lists since being judged best Pinot Noir at the London International Wine Challenge, the first time in the 74 year history of the show that a wine from outside Burgundy has won this trophy!
Red Wines Cont'd
063 2018 CJ Pask 50.0
A 'drink young' style, with poise and elegance, full-coloured and spicy.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Dominant Blends, Merlot & Merlot Dominant Blends
070 2006 Stonyridge Larose 545.0
This vintage shows sweet cassis, mint and plum. It is a powerful wine with surging fruit flowing through the whole palate.
071 2007 Stonyridge Larose 525.0
Outstanding vintage from the Stonyridge team. Great fruit expression with fragrant spice and cedar aramoas. Very approachable for a youthful Larose.
072 2019 The Marker Merlot 33.0
This unique blend is a complex, aromatic wine with black doris plum notes and subtle hints of oak and tannins. The ripe berry flavours of the Merlot are complemented by the fragrant and approachable nature of Viognier.
073 2018 Sacred Hill Merlot / Cabernet 45.0
Enticing aromas of sweet, ripe, black fruits mingle with hints of floral notes and oak spice. Touches of black pepper and savoury in style, the palate is soft and full-bodied with rich smooth chocolate and cedar spice.
074 2017 Church Road Merlot / Cabernet 48.0
Densely coloured red, with a core of dark plum, overelaid with the fragrance of violets, cardamom, lavender and cedar, while oak delivers dark chocolate and vanilla undertones.
075 2016 CJ Pask Gimblett Road Cabernet / Merlot 55.0
Dark fruits conbine cherries, blackcurrant and fruit cake. Baking spices, cedarwood and smoke. Full bodied in the mouth, bold tannins. Dark berry fruits, especially cassis flavours, linger, with earthy and pepper spice notes.
076 2017 Te Mata Awatea 80.0
Aromatic flovours of coffee, chocolate, vanilla and toast wrap the fruit, with hints of bay leaf and mint keeping the aromas fresh and liely. Ripe berry flavours and a rich mouth-feel unfold on the palate, while the supple tannins provide a fine finish. Refined, elegant and powerful.
078 2013 CJ Pask Declaration 102.0
Dense purple and red. Dark berry fruits, savoury characters and a spiced and toasty fruit-cake aroma. Mineral earth notes combine with tobacco characters and intense rich berry flavours. Spice, white pepper and cedar mix with cassis characters and are supported by fine tannins. Balancing acidity provides backbone and balance.
079 2011 Newton Forrest "Cornerstone" 125.0
Medium full-bodied, tight and densely concentrated flavours of mineral-infused blackcurrants and black plums are finely interwoven and integrated. The fruit is supported by very fine-grained tannin extreaction and refined, ripe acidity provides excellent tension. The flavours flow seamlessly to a very long, sustrained finish.
082 2003 Te Mata Coleraine 270.0
Coleraine 2003 is a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Merlot with a dense, dark crimson colour and aromas of blackberry, violet and anise. The palate is rich with chocolate, currant and coffee flavours, and ripe powdery tannins that build across the palate, leading to a sustained, elegant finish.
083 2004 Te Mata Coleraine 260.0
Coleraine 2004 has a dark crimson/magenta colour and aromas of dark roses supported by notes of spice, blackcurrants and liquorice.
086 2009 Te Mata Coleraine 210.0
The palate opens with the dense, sweet, dark berry fruits indicative of a great year. The focus quickly turns to rich fine tannins that fill the mouth, leaving a lasting impression of a wine with significant ageing ability.
087 2010 Te Mata Coleraine 200.0
Coleraine's gorgeous floral aromas, togetherwith macerated blackberries woven with graphite and thyme. The palate is pure and very precise, building in intensity, with a long fine tannin structure providing great length.
081 2011 Te Mata Coleraine 190.0
The palate has a concentrated core of perfectly ripe blackcurrants, with layers of damson plums and chocolate leading to long, powerful tannins and refreshing acidity.
085 2017 Pegasus Bay Merlot / Cabernet 65.0
The palate entry is deceptively soft, but the wine expands in the mouth to reveal a broad framework of ripe tannins, that draw out its length and support a lingering after-taste.