Champagne & Methode Traditionelle
001 Veuve du Vernay Ice 65.0
It's a "Demi-Sec" style fizz which means it's a sweeter style. A vibrant, easy drinking bubbles full of juicy, fruity flavours.
002 Moet & Chandon N.V 160.0
Delicate, smooth and modern in style, this is beautifully made, creamy textured, light balanced and finely structured. Nutty and toasty complexities add dimension to citrus overtones, a whisper of sweetness fills it out and it signs off lip-smacking and elegant.
003 Lindauer Fraise N.V 30.0
A careful blending of the base wines has resulted in a full palate with elegant finesse. The wine has a hint of sweetness which complements the subtle, lingering taste of strawberries.
010 2019 The Maker 33.0
Classic Marlborough Sauvignon, ripe gooseberry and melon flavours supported with an effortless acidity, leaving a long tasting mouthfeel.
011 2019 Mud House 36.0
Fragrant wine with a bouquet of herb-edged gooseberry and tropical notes, pure flavours enlivened by a zesty finish.
013 2019 Lake Chalice 45.0
Ripe gooseberry, passionfruit and capsicum aromas and flavours, with hints of tropical fruit. The juicy mouthful of tastes is complemented by a mineral edge and a zingy finish.
014 2013 Cloudy Bay Te Koko 120.0
Layered palate is creamy and textured, balanced by a clean, mineral acidity.
This wine has excellent persistence of flavour and intensity.
020 2019 Mudhouse 36.0
An easy-drinking style, it is mouth-filling with moderately rich, fresh and ripe peachy, spicy flavours and a well-rounded finish.
021 2019 Brookfields 42.0
A pale gold in the glass, this boasts a refreshing palate of ripe pear with slight bready overtone. Medium bodied with a lengthy, lingering finish, its ready to drink now.
023 2019 Wither Hills 48.0
This elegant, cool climate Pinot Gris has a fragrant fruity aroma of blossom, pear and lychee. Palate is dry with flavours of peach and honey, balanced acidity keeps it fresh and long with a honeyed finish.
024 2019 Devil’s Staircase 50.0
Lovely, full medium to sweet style pinot gris, pear with rich oily flavour, great with spicy foods.
025 2018 Huntaway Reserve 53.0
Aromas show a lifted bouquet of pear, spice and ripe stone fruit with musky, floral hints. The palate is rich, with an oily texture, layered with pear and stone fruit flavours. An underlying savoury complexity with a lingering spicy, off-dry finish.
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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!
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White Wines Cont'd
026 2019 Saint Clair 45.0
Aroma of lifted fragrances of citrus blossom, lime zest and apple. On the palate, green apple, lime and stone-fruit characters, with underlying minerality. The palate is fresh and crisp with a hint of sweetness to finish.
030 2010 Draytons Susanne (Hunter Valley) 65.0
Made in the traditional Hunter Semillon style, the Susanne Semillon was produced with no oak maturation. The wine has an attractive honey bouquet with a soft, full-bodied, fruit flavour finishing with a crisp dry acidity.
031 2009 Peter Lehmann Margaret (Barossa) 75.0
In the early 90s, founder Peter Lehmann together with Chief Winemaker, Andrew Wigan, rewrote the rulebook of Barossa Semillon, eschewing oak, instead opting for an early-picked style that lent itself to ageing.
032 2018 Paul Mas Estate 45.0
Single vineyard in the South of France produces Chardonnay of exceptional value. Peach and citrus notes assail the nose, nicely nuanced by toasty oak. The generous peach and apricot flavours are elegantly encased in a buttery texture.
033 2013 Lake Chalice 48.0
A typically robust and richly flavoured Chardonnay. Always good value.
036 2018 Nga Waka Home Block 73.0
Mature Mendoza Chardonnay vines on own roots from original plantings in 1988 are the key to this wine. A delightfully rich, textured, elegant, single-vineyard Chardonnay.
037 2018 Rimu Grove 90.0
Rich, textured, elegant, single-vineyard Chardonnay Patrick Stowe’s top site on the Bronte Peninsula enables him to produce punchy, dense, complex wines such as this. Mealy, nutty, sweet notes are set against a fleshy texture.
038 2009 Mount Burrumboot Marsanne/Viognier 80.0
Lovely example of this blend; a mid weight, dry white wine blended from the two Rhone white grapes, Viognier and Marsanne. Aromas of passionfruit and honeysuckle, with a hint of almond; a long, melony finish in the mouth, fresh on the palate and citrusy.
Dessert Wine (375ml)
041 Clearview “Sea Red” N.V. 500ml 75.0
You don’t often see dessert reds on a Wine List; this one’s a little sweeter and very more-ish.
042 2014 Brancott Estate Letter Series 80.0
Floral, candied fruit, marzipan, bush honey, vanilla pod and toasted almond characters. Mouth filling and luscious, yet a counterfoil of refreshing acidity keeps it perfectly balanced and prevents any cloying.
043 2015 Villa Maria Reserve Noble Riesling 105.0
Alluring Riesling aromas of orange zest and honeysuckle are accompanied by intense Noble Botrytis characters of apricot, mango and dried fruits.