100% Pinot Noir 13 % Vol
Fermentation in stainless steel tank, ageing in oak barrel with 20% new oak.
The wine is sweetly fruited and fragrant on the nose showing spiced cherry, strawberry, game and mushroom characters with subtle nutty complexity.
The palate is succulent and smooth with ripe berry flavours together with elegant savoury nuances, backed by polished tannins.
The grapes were harvested and then fermented in small open top cuvees and hand plunged 4 times per day. Very gently pressed, the wine was aged with a mix of new and old French oak for 4 months prior to light filtration before bottling.
“Packed with fruit flavour with a light oak influence, this is a great example of a value for money New Zealand Pinot Noir. Also great served chilled from the fridge”
Hand picked and hand sorted. Gently destemmed and fermented in small open top fermenters with 10% whole bunches included. Hand plunged four times daily during fermentation. Lightly pressed directly after fermentation with no post alcoholic maceration. Aged in 100% French oak barrels for ten months prior to light filtration and bottling.
Crimson red in colour, this wine has intriguing aromas of forest floor, kirsch cherries and red liquorice with hint s of subtle spice. The juicy palate shows a lovely purity with notes of vibrant red currant. This wine has an elegant tannin structure, complemented with a lingering savoury finish.
An extremely hot, dry vintage combined with cooler nights and clay-rich soils contributed to very small berries, which gave a lifted nose and good intensity of fruit from the Mt. Victoria Block. Lightly pressed after fermentation the wine was then aged in 100% seasoned French oak.
Spicy, complex and youthful aromas of sweet cherry, cardamom seed and exotic spice. The palate is juicy and bright with earthy savoury undertones and a suave, plush tannin structure.
Sourced from our Brookby Hill Vineyard in the Southern Valleys, the grapes were hand harvested and partially de-stemmed before undergoing 50% wild fermentation. 30% whole bunch clusters were added to the ferment for an increased lift in aromatics and structure. The resulting wine was aged in 25% new and seasoned French oak barrels for 11 months. The wine was unfined and unfiltered.
Dark crimson in colour, the bouquet has lifted floral aromas of violets and wild thyme combined with red fruits and a savoury earthiness. The palate has crushed raspberries and bright red cherry flavours interlaced with forest floor, coffee bean and bramble nuances. Velvety tannins and firm structure will insure this wine ages gracefully.
The grapes were thinned to one bunch per shoot to increase concentration and flavour. All leaves were removed from the fruiting zone to achieve maximum ripeness and to avoid any unripe characters. Grapes were hand-picked and whole bunch pressed directly into 7 year old hogs head barrels, for wild fermentation. Aged on full yeast lees and stirred regularly for 10 months, with as mall portion going through malolactic fermentation.
Offers a savoury nose with aromas of lemon balm, lanolin oil and apricot kernal, combined with biscuity notes. The oak is well-integrated providing complexity and structure.
Cherry Block will take you on a journey to a special part of New Zealand, the southernmost wine region in the world, Central Otago. The extreme continental climate of Central Otago is one of fiercely cold nights and long summer days. It is these intense conditions combined with the lush surrounding cherry orchards that serve to create the vivid, rich and spicy nature of Cherry Block Pinot Noir.
Our wine making style focuses on producing a well balanced Pinot Noir that is finely structured and has both elegance and texture. The fruit was hand harvested and immediately taken to the winery,where the grapes were 90% destemmed. The must then underwent cool pre ferment maceration for seven days.100% natural fermentation was followed by nineteen days ontheskins.Elevenmonthsin French oak barriques of which 20% were new.
Rich, ripe and seductive. Spicy notes dominate the nose, with back ground aromas of dark cherries and a hint of liquorice that fill the glass. The palate has a richness and velvet like complexion from harvesting fully ripe grapes.
This wine is 100% sustainably produced and vegan friendly. Grapes from complimentary sites were gently processed to extract fine tannins.
Matured for 10 months in French oak barriques, this is a classic and elegant Marlborough Pinot Noir with black cherry, plum, spice and smoky oak characters and a hint of savoury complexity.
Valençay rouge Vielles Vignes
Blend of 40% of Cot (Malbec), 30% of Gamay and 30% of Pinot Noir.
Easy drinking wine with scents of black and ripe red cherry fruits. A smooth palate with a balancing freshness. Ideal with cured meat, sausages, cheeses, pasta and poultry. Could be served lightly chilled.
”I’m interested in people (those ones who taste my wines), in fact the wine is just a pretext!” Andre Fouasssier
A Cremant de Bourgogne, brut, blanc de noir, made with 100 per cent Pinot Noir grapes from Chablis, France.
Verre Anglais has a delightful golden colour with delicate bubbles. On the nose, there are beautiful aromas of citrus and grapefruit.
The palate has the characteristic richness of Pinot Noir with brilliant complexity. A wonderful fruit intensity makes it exceptionally versatile – suitable for drinking alone, yet robust enough to pair with food.
The excellent structure of this sparkling wine suggests it will continue to evolve well over time.