Tercius is the creation of Joao Ramos, who is modernising his countrys wine styles to expand Portugals global reach.
Aromas of black pepper, spice and soft red cherry fruits, which all show on the palate. Excellent mid palate fruit structure along with subtle oak and savoury spice.
Intense aromas of red cherries and blackcurrant. On the palate, red cherries and blackcurrant with soft, dry tannins and a complex finish.
Intense aromas of blackberries and spice with hints of mint. Rich and perfectly balanced with slight spice and subtle earthy notes. Classic Cabernet Sauvignon, the generous flavours and soft tannins.
Aromas of blueberry, plum and cherry fruit. The palate is soft, with vibrant berry fruit characters balanced by light notes of oak.
The Mr Mick range is a tribute to Clare Valley mentor and pioneer, K. H.Mr Mick Knappstein. Fruit-forward and friendly, this smart rosé is popping with raspberry and strawberry notes.
A good drinking, great value Cabernet packed with dark fruit characters embellished by minty and herbal nuances, subtle oak and silky tannins.
The palate is characterised by a fresh presence that highlights the strawberry and raspberry flavours.
Aromatic hints of spice, coffee and vanillan oak. A palate of sweet fruit flavours displays classic Aus-tralian Shiraz characters of black cherry and plum enhanced by spicy oak and minty chocolate.
Fresh watermelon pink in colour with an enticing subtle crushed ice blue hue, this inaugural Wither Hills Rose is refreshing in style with perfumed aromas of wild strawberries and fresh raspberries.
A soft pink in the glass. Strawberries, pomegrante and passionfruit on the nose. A fruity palate with well-balanced acidity. Finishes long and lingering.
A lovely fruit forward style with aromas of cherry, spice and nutty oak. The palate is soft and busting with flavours of cherry, cassis and oak. Perfect with salmon, lamb or a good NZ BBQ!
Light on its feet, this Bay rosé boasts red berry and strawberry characters embellished by subtle florals and spicy notes, the ripe, fruity flavours given a boost by the smartly fresh finish.
Lush textures and exuberant strawberry and cherry characters are accompanied by subtle nuances of French oak and smoothly mellow tannins.
Here, then, were bequeathed rich, plummy flavours, an abundance of fragrance and a dark velvet texture. Seamless and silky.
Deep crimson. Elegant, floral lifted nose with hints of red currant and dark cherries complexed with Doris plum jam notes and toasty oak. Quintessential Marlborough Pinot Noir.
Frances Carménère grape has thrived in Chiles landscape. Rich, spicy black fruit aromas show notes of chocolate and cinnamon, while on the palate ripe fruit flavours are nuanced with oak and tannins.
Abundant cherries and plums sally forth and fill your senses in a clearly-defined and delightful aromatic trip.
The ample, medium-weighted palate is softly generous, with smooth tannins and a long aftertaste.
An off-dry style, with spice-edged cherries and soft summer fruits on the nose and palate. Delightfully appetising, it finishes on a bright, refreshing note.
Harvested from California's cool-climate Central Coast, the Woodbridge is a blend of 80% Cabernet with small portions of Syrah, Merlot and a few other varieties. Rich, spicy characters.
It is dominated by ripe, juicy fruit enhanced by integrated oak and a supple, textural mouthfeel. Good value drinking.
A fruit dominant red with up front ripe blueberry and plum aromas and flavours embellished by hints of mocha, complemented by subtle oak and a supple tannin structure.
Floral on the nose, good and ripe and soft, like a cheese, only its a different colour.
Bright, pale, candy-floss pink colour, its a perfect accompaniment to a summer picnic or alongside spicy Indian cuisine
A well-rounded, smoothly approachable red with a bright fruit presence.
A fresh, balanced rosé. Its got the best of the light and the dark, making it the ideal wine for those who like the welcoming warmth of savoury characters, with vibrant, ripe berries to balance.
A smart Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah blend with berry and plum aromas underscored by nuances of spice and pepper.
This is a juicy, supple Merlot with fruit notes of blackcurrant and plum supported by warm toasty oak.
Lifted red berry aromatics. Juicy and almost syrupy on the palate with savoury tannins. Funky overtones, vibrant and brilliant style of wine.
Medium weighted and juicy, with the sweet, fleshy fruit wrapped in a core of cedary oak and fine tannins.
Matured in seasoned American oak, the generous palate packed with ripe, spice-edged plum and berry characters.
A classic bouquet of summer berries and cream with a dash of spice. The poised and vibrant palate is dominated by a mouthful of ripe, soft berryfruit flavours enhanced by a creamy texture and a bright, vivacious finish.
Jackson Estate has just released a very limited edition 2016 Pinot Rosé, a tiny parcel that you'll find just at Glengarry. This is part of the Jacksons Small Lot Collection. The label featuring the award-winning image of professional ballerina, Alayna Ng, designed and photographed by 2016 NZ Commercial Photographer of the year, Amber Griffin. And as for the wine, we tasted it last week and were stunned, it's as graceful, elegant and beautiful as the label portrays. Super impressed with the quality, we grabbed this parcel quick smart.
A red dessert wine from Spain. Intense nose, mature red fruit, blackberry, blueberries and fine hints spices from the oak.
Complexity and a spicy edge to the nose and palate. The wine is dominated by aromas and flavours of ripe plum coloured by subtle touches of mulberry, violet and vanillin oak.
Vibrant blueberries, fragrant violets and juicy black cherries are supported by a slight dusting of chocolate and mint.
A delicate and elegant wine, with red summer fruits, cherries & sweet spice. Nicely integrated oak with gentle tannins. A warm, rounded & succulent finish.
100% Pinot Noir fruit, the Palliser is pale pink in the glass with a light, vivacious nose of strawberries, watermelon and floral notes. Dryish on the palate, it delivers clean, refreshing flavours.
The nose and palate display notes of cherry and plum. Ripe, sumptuous, concentrated, the fruit shows subtle oak influence and light, refined tannins. Smooth and silky with a long, flavoursome finish.
Lovely fresh flavours on the palate, with an oaky richness, and a well-controlled red and black fruit delivery, toppling like little dominoes across your palate.
Smooth, round and full entry, this off-dry wine has flavours of sweet red fruits and spice which linger on the palate.
Pretty punchy at this price, good and ripe with a saucy firmness. Packed with flavour, perfect with 'homemade' pizza, evidently. Dial 0800-83-83-83 at your peril.
Elegant, floral lifted nose with hints of red currant and dark cherries complexed with Doris plum jam notes and toasty oak. Quintessential Marlborough Pinot Noir. A burst of ripe fruit, black Doris plums, blackcurrant and raspberry jam flavours abound. The wine finishes with a sweet fruit note, with balanced tannins and oak. A fruit driven style of Pinot Noir suited to food. Peking duck, pork spare ribs and lamb will go well with this wine!
An aromatic introduction of floral-infused dark cherries, red fruits, earth and spices heralds a complex, layered palate of cherry and brambly berry fruit flavours.
One of the ten crus of Beaujolais and one of the most sought after, this is classic Fleurie with fresh cherry fruits and a fragrant, floral perfume
Fruit from the Clare. Complex and multi-layered, the ripe plum and mocha aromatics embellished by spice, oak and minty nuances, the generous palate complemented by mellow tannins and a long finish.
Sourced from Peter Briants acclaimed Gisborne vineyard, this is brilliantly fresh and beautifully flavoured, showing vibrant notes of strawberry and rasp-berry with a delicate hint of spice.
"Deep purple in colour. A rich elegant nose of cassis with overtones of vanilla and coffee. Lush, ripe palate dominated by black fruits, cherry and chocolate." Morambro Creek
This focuses on drawing out the characteristics inherent in the Central Otago terroir and its Pinot Noir. Bright aromas of cherry and red fruits are layered with gentle notes of spice and florals.
The perfect Summer Rosé, made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes, clones Dijon 777 and Dijon 115. Flavours of Strawberries and cream with a floral note and a lovely dry finish.
Winemaker Ben Glover has delivered an alluringly stylish Pinot. On the nose, lifted cherry embellished by spice, while the palate is silky and harmonious, with pure fruit that lingers impressively.
Elegant and supple, this wine shows remarkable power, intensity and length on the flavoursome palate. Framed by ripe, moderate tannins, the sweet strawberry characters are complemented by spicy notes.
An aromatic introduction of floral-infused dark cherries, red fruits, earth and spices heralds a complex, layered palate of cherry and brambly berry fruit flavours.
Elegantly styled, poised and complex, the ripe plum and mocha aromas supported by spice and oak, the generous palate complemented by mellow tannins and a long finish.
No one-trick Grigio ponies, those Margheritas; this is a very smart Chianti. Sangioveses luscious red fruit, the palate grippy and impeccably structured, with a chalky nature to the fine tannins.
Rich and elegant, evoking beautifully the unique character of its Martinborough terroir.
Concentrated aromas of red and black forest fruits dominate combined with dried herbs and spicy cedar notes. To taste, the flavour profile is, rich and ripe without losing precise pinot noir detail.
A 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre blend delivering red fruit aromas and flavours supported by hints of herb and spice. Fruit-driven and medium weighted, enlivened by a lingering savoury aftertaste.
The bouquet is packed with exotic, earthy, spicy red fruit aromas, while the palate displays forward cherry and raspberry flavours, a velvet texture and supple tannins.
A warmly exuberant, earthy, savoury wine that's complex and concentrated, the fruit nuanced with subtle spice, vanillan notes and grainy tannins.
Fragrant, intense and concentrated, with dark fruit, spice and earth notes dominating the lissom palate. It surges to a lingering finish with not a beam of oak in sight.
A strong and full Shiraz with firm tannins. Smooth and easy to drink.
From the exceptional 2013 vintage. The fruit for this wine is from Church Road's Redstone Vineyard. The warm meso-climate of this vineyard and its light stony soil creates low crops of concentrated, fully ripe fragrant fruit - producing wines with power, elegance, fragrance and finesse.
The 'Classico' tells you it's from the best part of the Chianti region and so ratchets up the flavour and concentration a notch or two past 'table wine'. Serious, in an Italian way.
Plump fruit, soft tannins and spicey overtones. Berry fruit, hints of tobacco and wild herbs. Generous acidity on the finish. Exotic and exurberant with earthy complexity.
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.
A Spanish wine made be a Scotsman in the central region of Aragon, the heart of Granacha country. Full-bodied on the palate with rounded tannins, crispy acidity and a long mineral finish.
A powerful wine full of dark plums, boysenberries and spice on the nose and on the palate.
Apparently the name denotes the contrasting elements of tradition and the unconventional. A silken, textural, very attractive wine.
As sleek and ultra-fine as a Vogue Interiors kitchen, this has beautiful lifted plum and red berry aromas and a luscious palate that drools with cool but keeps its head with fine French oak and contro
Patrick Stowes obsession with excellence is well displayed in his elegant, top-tier Pinot Noir. Velvet textures and well integrated acidity contribute to the quality.Seductive.
A stylish and focused Syrah with floral, berry and violet characters enlivened by an underlying spiciness. With its fruit sourced from four different vineyards, the Bilancia is opulently flavoursome
The Akarua team are more than up to the challenge of taming their Central Otago terroir and forging an exemplary Pinot; all of the subtleties are present, with fruit, spice, chocolate and toasty oak.
This is ripe bold and meaty Pinot Noir, both on the nose and savoury palate, with neither red nor black fruits dominating. Powerful and well-rounded with a long finish and good aging potential.
It is a bold, brash style with great fruit and a deceptive sweetness, all bound together with seductive poise. A glittering Piedmontese gem.
Vibrant cherry red in the glass with an auburn background. Ripe cherries, earthy forrest, spice, cedar and chalky notes on the nose. Fine and silky with mouth-filling tannins on the palate.
Deep garnet in colour. Intense plums and brambles, a touch of mocha and a spiced fruitcake character. Cedar and oak combine with a soft earthiness.
From an old vineyard with more than 80 years, in Aguim, surrounded by a pine forest where there are also some eucalyptus that adds to the wine a complementary complexity.
Elegant, heady, rich; touriga shown off to its best!
The palate has soft chalky tannin and texture along with fine French oak, succulent, opulent silky structure, yet dense and rich in style.
This beautifully focussed Clare Shiraz exhibits vibrant black cherry, plum and peppery aromas backed by cedary oak. Its a complex generously flavoured wine with a velvety texture and a flavoursome aftertaste.
Oozing class, and no small measure of intense cherry and plum flavours, bristling with vibrancy and brooding with intent.
The multi-layered palate has a juicy raisin core enhanced by hints of coffee and earthiness, dusty tannins and a nutty amaro finish. Power meets Mellow. Compelling.
The nose shows lovely aromatic purity with tight-knit layers of red plum and cassis, mingling with roasted coffee bean, dried thyme and complex cedary spice nuances.
An intriguing, rich and complex Pinot Noir displaying both purity and finesse. This Pinot Noir has the style, balance and subtle power that characterise premium wine.
A benchmark Cabernet Shiraz blend from one of Australia's most outstanding producers, crafted from premium Barossa fruit, with longevity in mind.
The beautiful aromas of violets and dark cherries are supported by an earthy dankness, the whole thing immediately approachable, profoundly concentrated.
Dark ruby in color, it has an excellent bouquet of pain grille, pencil lead, scorched earth, mineral, and blueberry compote.
Blend of elegance and power, scintillatingly spicy, with soft tannins swathing the rich dark fruit and chocolate character
Vibrant purple in colour, spicy red fruit, intense blueberry, cigar and cedar, tobacco leaf and anise aromas burst from the glass.
Nothing to do with Kidman & Co. moulin a vent means 'windmill'. From one of the Beaujolais 'cru' vineyards so the fruit is more concentrated than a 'villages' wine.
Made from star performer Nebbiolo, and aged for at least two years in large oak casks from Slavonia and mid-France. With a clean and full bouquet this is robustly intense, with taut, chewy tannins.
Serralunga Barolos are powerful and long-lived, and this will age for many years. Resonating with spice, liquorice and leather, its dry, soft, velvety, with an intense nose and a weighty mouthfeel.
"Dark red with youthful purple hues, this was bright, fresh, sweet with dark berry and plum characters on a lively palate with good tannin grip" R. Chan, 2009
A deep bright red in the glass. Aromatic herbs and cherries on the nose. A smooth and succulent palate of chocolate and sweet velvety tannins.
The Eutypa lata fungus affects old grape plants by reducing one arm of the vine to dead wood. Although eventually terminal, it leaves the other arm to produce low yields of exceptionally intense fruit, in the process creating something of an upside to the otherwise bad news. Meticulously made from selectively harvested fruit off said vines, this is a powerful, impressively structured red with liquorice-tinged cherry and plum aromas, deep fruit flavours, firm tannins and a long finish.
Wine Spectator, 87/100: "There's a nice array of dark fruitblack cherry and blackberry, tinged with chocolatebut the tannins are on the drying side. Finishes with an astringent edge."
A full-bodied, ripe, layered wine with intense flavors, serious complexity, and exceptional length.
From the purple colour to the classic aromas of blackberry, sandalwood, licorice and spice, this is a complete and captivating wine.
A deep, purple and ruby colour. The aroma is vibrant, youthful with blackberry, raspberry and tobacco undertones. Supple tannins with integrated oak gives this wine both complexity and palate length.
A Vosne Romanee lieu-dit worth selling under its own label. Very old vines resulting in a fuller, more elegant wine.
Good dark red. Complex nose combines red fruits, wild herbs, spices and mint. Tight and penetrating palate; much less expressive today than the Echezeaux but dense, pure, vibrant and delineated.
Arínzano 2001 is the great wine Manor Arínzano Payment of Bodega Chivers. It is made from grape varieties 42% Tempranillo, 40% Merlot and 18% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Light crimson. Heady and succulent and intensely perfumed. Dense and rich - for the long term.
Peach nectar, honey, vanilla and musky lees on the nose. Concentrated, sweet and deep; wonderfully chewy grand cru and surprisingly open-knit today.
Knockout nose combines liqueur-like raspberry, coffee, smoke, licorice and brown spices.
An ethereal bouquet of smoke, pencil lead, violets, leather, incense, black cherry, and blackberry.