A fresh and fruity Bardolino made from Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara. The wine is medium bodied with notes of sour cherries, blackcurrants and a hint of black pepper. Soft and supple in the mouth, this wine has a long and fruity finish.
Bright, vibrant ruby in colour with purple tints. On the nose this wine is highly perfumed and fresh with plenty of juicy red fruit character, plums, raspberries and cherries. A touch of spice from the subtle use of
oak gives extra depth on the palate. An elegant and balanced wine with a fresh, fruity finsh.
Great value blend of Syrah Grenache Tempranillo and Mourvedre from the Barossa. Deep red, with aromas of cherry and spice. Fruity, earthy and a little spicey. Perfect with red meats, barbeque and cheese. All that for pocket change !
Newton Johnson Felicité chardonnay has steely aromas of fresh lime and the soft, fruity nuance of peach blossoms. Sumptuous texture in the mouth, integrating bracing acidity in to a refreshing finish. Fabulous value for a delicious wine.
The very definition of fun... in a larger bottle ! A true Moscato (in that has been made from 100% Muscat grapes) this wine is light in alcohol, fantastically fizzy and shows summer fruits, rose petal and Turkish delight. Available here in a 750ml bottle to share with your mates !
South Africa`s signature grape, (derived by crossing Cinsault and Pinot Noir), has now created an international following. When carefully grown with limited yields, it produces an appealing red fruit aroma, a soft palate with ripe mulberry, sweet strawberry and a touch of herbs.
German Pinot, fun, fruity , tastes like Pinot ! for not much money ! Pale cherry red colour. There’s an attractive herby, savoury, minerally character to the nose which shows some lightly aromatic red cherry fruit.
From the best vineyards of Beaujolais Villages, comes this fruity, pure and singing wine, with a charming nose of floral notes (violet and peony) and small red fruits. It offers beautiful melted tannins and balance. Wonderful with a picnic, roasted meats and even fresh vegetables.
Port Barrel Aged Dark Ale. This is a Dark Ale that fermented with the indigenous flora of the 'Porto da Quinta' DO Portal barrels. Reddish in color, the aroma highlights the acidity tinged with spice notes.
Danie de Wet pioneered this noble cultivar in South Africa and this is a fresh and expressive, unwooded version, matured on its lees to produce a vibrant, lemony dry wine with a yeasty and delicate nutty finish. With typical attention to detail, Danie`s wife Lesca has designed classic packaging for this distinctive wine.
Spanish variety that actually works really well in NZ. Gorgeous little citrus flowers link arms with melon and peach to dance in the sunshine, always maintaining an air of class. Meanwhile lime lingers in the shadows vying for attention. Imbibe on its own or devour along with a Thai chicken salad
Made reductively in order to maximize the fruit personality of the vintage. An intense nose of peaches, apricots and mineral citrus fruit. The palate is mouth-watering with minerality flinty notes on the finish.
This is a wine with excellent typicity and a fresh, mineral profile. Its great aromatic intensity first reflects citrus and herbs that lead to subtle notes of tropical fruits such as cherimoya, passion fruit, and lychee, complemented by a touch of green chili pepper.
Beautifully presented in its own gift tin a lovely little dessert wine from Chile. Made from 100% Botrytis (or noble rot) affected grapes. Light golden in colour this complex wine reveals a seductive nose of apricot, crème brulee, walnut and toasted almond.
A strong, spicy Shiraz from South Australia which is well balanced with complex rich,
expressive leathery palate and a hint of smoky American oak. Soft tannins and
intense red berry fruit continue on the long finish with intense flavours of dark
chocolate and spice.
A great pairing for red meat dishes.
This is a serious wine with aromatics of dark plum, cherry, spice and earthy undertones. The palate is generous and rich and does not disappoint with these characters shining through, coupled with dark berries. A long tannin structure integrated with new and older French oak make this wine one that will age very well.
This Carmenere from the Odfjell team has a medley of aromas from blackberry and dark chocolate, to more savoury, meaty notes. The palate displays ripe dark fruits, but also coffee and liquorice. The ripe present tannins offer a solid structure and the layers of complexity keep your attention. The finish is both elegant and enduring.
This Syrah from the Odfjell team has super ripe fruit that manages to combine great depth and richness, with clear and precise underlying acidity. The influence of oak underpins that dark blackcurrant and blackberry fruit and sweet spice. Rich and powerful but still softly textured, this wine is another triumph for Chile. Terrific value !
Shiraz has long been Coriole’s principal variety and was first planted on the estate in 1919, while Sangiovese was planted at Coriole in 1983. An alluring nose abundant with aromas of ripe cherry, freshly-turned earth, star anise and roasted almond.
One of our biggest selling reds, the Meerlust Red is made from the fruit that`s not quite good enough for the celebrated Rubicon, but is still an excellent expression of the style. This wine has an intense, opaque deep ruby colour, bright and vivacious in the glass, very youthful.
BEST SELLER This Stellenbosch Chardonnay from the Kleine Zalze estate, has been crafted from old vines which contribute to the rich complexity and richness of the wine. Along with the extended lees contact in the barrels. With pronounced aromas of ripe pear, citrus and orange peel.
From the Mathilde Chapoutier Selection, the Duche D'Uzes is a blend of Viognier, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne and Roussanne. A refreshing and aromatic white, with notes of apricot, rose petal ,and candied orange leading to fleshy stone fruit and sweet spice on the palate. Partner with antipasti, firm fish, citrus sauces.
Classic expression of the dry, gooseberry, grass and passion fruit style of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Clean and crisp it is bursting with minerality and white stone fruit flavours. Expressive on the palate, finishing with great length. This fashionable white wine is a benchmark by which New World Sauvignons are judged.