New Zealand, Central Otago ~ This Pinot Noir has excellent colour, with good depth. Highly fragrant nose, with blueberry, clove, spice and earthy aromas.
New Zealand, Central Otago ~ A truly excellent buy. Dark cherry, black-fleshed plum, spice and floral flavors with a silken texture. Classy wine at a great price!
America~ Intense blueberry and raspberry aromas with hints of cedar, earthy leather, sweet vanilla oak, and spicy beauty which shows the elegance and quality of the Russian RiverAVA, this is a very easy to drink wine with a medium to long fruity finish.
New Zealand, Central Otago ~ Displays intense black fruit flavours and the complexity that Bannockburn Pinot Noir is renowned for. Haunting aromatics of floral and spice. The palate is beautifully poised, complex and shows excellent fruit weight supported by fine tannins.
Australia ~ Ripe satsuma, plum and mint, nutmeg, cinnamon, coffee and chocolate. The palate shows layers of complexity, with primary flavors of mulberry and blackberry, supported by hints of cashews and mocha.
Australia ~ Menthol, ripe satsuma, plum and mint. Secondary aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon, coffee and chocolate have also developed
Australia ~ Overt dark cherry, cracked pepper and raspberry notes are lifted and fragrant on the nose. There is a dark fruit lushness to the palate which is counterbalanced by spicy suppleness and focus.
Australia ~ Flavors of mulberry and blackberry, supported by hints of cashews and mocha.
America ~ A beautifully balanced wine that offers a classic, fresh expression of Horse Heaven Hills fruit. The wine offers black current flavors, hints of sage and elegant tannins.
Australia ~ Fragrant cassis, ripe plum and licorice with hints of mint and subtle cedary oak. Rich and powerful with black fruits and sweet plum, fine grain tannins and well integrated oak.
Australia ~ A traditional Barossa wine, it is rich and deep with scents of blackberry and blackcurrants, coupled with sweet ripe fruit flavors.
Australia, Langhorne Creek ~ A densely colored wine displaying lifted blackberry and cassis on the nose. The palate offers sweet fruit flavors with a hint of mint and a rich texture followed by a long finish with big velvety tannins
France ~ A refined and elegant Bordeaux from a highly regarded estate. Pain with rib of beef for a real treat.
New Zealand ~ The palate is full of flavors of blackcurrants, licorice, and dried herbs. Medium bodied with fine grain tannins; a soft yet concentrated wine.
New Zealand ~ Ripe plum and wild berries combine with spice and vanilla oak on the palate, leading to smooth round tannins and a long dry finish.
Italy, Acino Chianti Classico DOCG Riserva ~ Brilliant ruby red with garnettinges. Aromas are very ethereal wtih notes of small berries and violet. This Italian wine is dry, soft, lighly tasty and persistant with spicy notes of licorice, tobbaco and cocoa. Paired nicely with red meat dishes, the Italian cuisine, whilealsobeinga good meditation wine.
Spain, Beronia Reserva Rioja, Rioja ~ Intense red colour of mature cherry. Elegant nose of black fruits with balsamic and spiced notes over a mineral base. On the mouth full and meaty. Fruit and mineral notes over a tobacco base.
Portugal ~ Dark red color, with a seductive rich perfume of ripe plums and cherries.
Portugal ~ Soft and rounded with a luscious mild palate and a sweet lingering finish.
Spain ~ A fine nutty, toffee nose and clean, slightly sweet flavor. Blended with a small amount of rich sweet Pedro Ximenez and aged in oak casks.
France, Chablis Premier Cru Montmains ~ Greenish gold in colour. Exotic, floral nose reminiscent of coniferous trees and citrus zest. Unctuous and full on the palate with spicy notes reminiscent of gingerbread and fir honey. Food pairing: delicate fish such as sea bass and sole. Try pairing it with white meats in cream sauces. Alcohol: 12.5.
New Zealand, Central Otago ~ Golden, straw colour. A full bodied wine showing citrus and tropical aromas. The palate is rich with stonefruit and vanillin supported by a lingering minerality typical of the region, which provides great length.
Australia ~ A bright, mid-weight, white peach-accented, gently oaked wine.
New Zealand ~ Fragrant citrus with crisp green apple zest, juice white peach and a lingering lemon creaminess .
New Zealand, Lyric, Central Otago ~ This is a dry Riesling with a complex and intense bouquet of lemon sherbet, baked quince, freshly cut lime and mango. The palate is tight and pure with lingering lime juice acidity. Good fruit concentration shows with the wine
Australia ~ The palate shows lime, citrus peel and ginger. There is a sense of power and concentration, but it is so perfectly balanced and harmonious that it rolls across the tongue. A wine of purity, drive and length, zesty lemon fruit woven round a taut line of slate-like acidity.
Australia ~ Very fragrant, minerally, exotic, mush like aromas. Textural with medium weight and lifted floral flavors. Good balance of pure fruit and acidity
New Zealand ~ A dry, softly textured Pinot Gris with apricot, nectarine, ginger and elderflower, balanced by a fine citrus freshness.
Australia ~ This is the way Pinot Gris should be! Gorgeous aromas of spiced apple and ripe pear, and a palate rich and silky in texture.
New Zealand, Central Otago ~ Bright and clear with a pale golden hue. Well structured with a richness and poise that typifies Akarua Pinot Gris. Lifted aromas of orange blossom and pear juice. A lush layered palate with white peach and citrus flavours. The wine finishes with a zesty punch of fresh ginger and orange peel tang.
New Zealand, Jagger Marlborough ~ This wine is very varietal in character displaying aromas of baked apple, ripe pear and spice. The pallet is rich and full with great concentration and mouthfeel and a refreshing dry linguring finish. Region: Marlborough.
New Zealand ~ Thia sauvignon Blanc exudes vibrant ripe citrus notes, crunchy greens and hints of tropical guava on the nose.
New Zealand, Marlborough ~ Pale straw green in colour with brilliant clarity, Oyster Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is zesty and aromatic with lots of lively, penetrating fruit characters. A concentration of tropical and gooseberry flavours with an abundant bouquet, it is a wine that is always crisp, elegant and refreshing.
New Zealand, Marlborough ~ This is a very intense and powerful wine. True to its Marlborough origins its flavours are a mix of ripe tropical fruits, citrus and cooler notes of fresh herbs, tomato leaf and pea pod. It is dry and full bodied but a crisp finish provides freshness and length.
S.A, Chile ~ Aromas are elegant and delicate with fruity and citrus notes. Fresh taste balanced with good acidity.
France, Cristal Champagne ~ Glistening color with light amber highlights, indicating a year of very fine ripeness. Soft, almost timid bubbles, in a fine, slow and steady flow. There is a rich bouquet with confit fruit (lemon, orange), white flowers (lilies) and lightly roasted nuts (hazelnuts and almonds). On airing, the dominant fruitiness becomes intense, almost explosive: a sabayon of vine peaches,apricots, melon and mango. The mouth features a rounded, complex ballet of fruit. The texture is incredibly concentrated, giving the impression of biting into a ripe, fleshy fruit. The palate is enveloped by this depth of juicy, creamy, silky fruit, which soon makes way for a pure, sharp, graceful freshness. A transition follows from ripe fruit to a clear, light, delicate environment. Ripeness, softness and concentration arise from freshness and mineral quality, transforming the ripe fruit into a slightly sharp citrus flavor; the warmer notes make way for flowers, citrus zests and nuts. After this rapid succession of flavors, there is a lasting impression of harmony: the aromas, flavors, slight bitterness and freshness come in just the right proportions, intermingling to form a perfectly integrated yet complex whole. A few hints of tatin tart and Danish pastries add a final touch to the already complex range of aromas.
France, Brut Reserve Magnum, Champagne ~ The brilliant body is golden yellow in colour. The bubbles are fine, while the foam is discreet yet lingering. The nose, very open and expressive, delivers aromas of fruit and brioche. It also gives off the fragrance of peach, white flowers (hawthorn, acacia) and vanilla pod. The entry onto the palate is lively, fresh and in total harmony. This is a delicate wine with flavours of fresh fruit and honey.
France, Champagne ~ Medium straw, yellow color; complex aromas of ripe apple and light cream, excellent depth and persistence; medium bodied, active and layered on the palate; dry, medium acidity, well balanced; bright and beautiful ripe fruit and cream in the flavors; medium finish, lasting impression in the aftertaste. Calls for petrale in a Champagne reduction sauce with fresh, savory herbs.
France, Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial Champagne ~ With its perfect balance of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Pinot Meunier, has become one of the world's most-loved Champagnes. Moet is characterized by bright fruitiness and elegant maturity. The palet reveals subtle pear, citrus and brioche notes.
A bright and fresh fruit bouquet of citrus blossom, subtle pear and white nectarine combines with savory characters of roasted nuts and delicate spices. The entry in soft with generous primary fruit characters followed by a creamy mid-palate offering nougat and nectarines extending to a lingering and crisp brut finish
Crisp, charming and very chic. A refreshing sparkling Chardonnay Pinot
Brut Methode Traditionelle, Central Otago NV ~ This wine unfolds in the glass to reveal delicious breakfast-bun aromas, bold, biscuity complexity and a mouthfeel that expresses real elegance and character. With delicate beading and a creamy mousse it's also a very exotic, yet incredibly clean wine noted Yvonne. Very dry, crisp and refined
Brut Methode Traditionelle Rose ~ The Akarua Brut NV Rosé is a wine of character blended from Pinot Noir (74%) and Chardonnay (26%). It has a vibrant pink/ red hue and its aroma shows hints of strawberry as well as complex nutty and yeasty notes. The palate has a strong Pinot Noir influence, a lovely creamy mid palate and it carries to a long, savoury, brut finish.
New Zealand, Central Otago ~ Pinot Noir Rose ~ Made in a Euro style - textural with medium weight and lifted floral flavors. Good balance.
New Zealand ~ Malbec Merlot Rose ~ Aromas or strawberries and red fruits, predominate, while a hint of spice adds complexity
France, Rose d'Anjou ~ a rose-petal color, nose reminiscent of sugared fruits, redcurrant jelly and quince. Soft and velvety with notes of lemon and strawberry.