There are three white wines in the range from mild spice to hot spice and a red. A blend of two different varieties.
A bold Clare Valley, South Australia Rose, packed with bright red raspberry, rhubarb and pomegrante fruit and a hint of sweet cinnamon and nutmeg spice.
Tercius is the creation of Joao Ramos, who is modernising his countrys wine styles to expand Portugals global reach.
The palate is characterised by a fresh presence that highlights the strawberry and raspberry flavours.
Aromatic notes of blueberry and cherry, pepper and mint introduce the concentrated fruit, seamless oak and supple tannins.
This is a very approachable, drink-now offering with cherry, plum and mulberry flavours, a touch of subtle oak influence and supple tannins.
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!
A soft pink in the glass. Strawberries, pomegrante and passionfruit on the nose. A fruity palate with well-balanced acidity. Finishes long and lingering.
The Shiraz component provides the nose, with white peppery nuances supporting the primary plum/berry fruit aromas. A generously flavoured wine with fruit favours complemented by a smooth texture.
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.
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.
Abundant cherries and plums sally forth and fill your senses in a clearly-defined and delightful aromatic trip.
The palate is lively and juicy, with ripe berry and plum flavours combining with understated oak, enhanced by a silky texture and sweet, ripe tannins at the finish.
A smartly crafted, ruby-coloured red displaying attractive varietal aromas of boysenberry and plum. The palate is smooth and medium-bodied, with notes pepper and spicy oak.
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.
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.
A rich, fruit-driven Shiraz replete with aromas of plum and cherry, accompanied by spicy, peppery notes and a chocolaty, vanillin presence.
Bright, pale, candy-floss pink colour, its a perfect accompaniment to a summer picnic or alongside spicy Indian cuisine
Deep youthful purple. Ripe dark fruit aromas with fragrant spice, mulberry and black pepper. Full complex fruit cake flavours gently layered with soft acidity and fine grained tannins.
Ripe dark fruit aromas with fragrant spice, mulberry and black pepper. Full complex fruit cake flavours gently layered with soft acidity and fine grained tannins. Awarded 93/100 by James Halliday!
A good drinking, great value Cabernet packed with dark fruit characters embellished by minty and herbal nuances, subtle oak and silky tannins.
Polished and aromatic, it displays abundant spice-edged plum and berry characters, lovely textures, rounded tannins and a lingering, flavoursome aftertaste.
A well-rounded, smoothly approachable red with a bright fruit presence.
A smart Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah blend with berry and plum aromas underscored by nuances of spice and pepper.
A fine Merlot-dominant blend with 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc. An abundance of black fruits, a hint of cloves and a density that sees wines twice the price left wanting. Great value.
This is a juicy, supple Merlot with fruit notes of blackcurrant and plum supported by warm toasty oak.
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.
Lifted red berry aromatics. Juicy and almost syrupy on the palate with savoury tannins. Funky overtones, vibrant and brilliant style of wine.
Delicate red berry, dried herb notes, earthy undertones and a waft of roses. Its light to medium-bodied with chewy tannins and a structural finish.
Pale salmon pink in the glass. The La Bohemè rosé has a creamy brioche like aroma with strawberry and marzipan notes. Dry and textural with a bit of grip on the palate.
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 full bodied palate has a good concentration of fruit flavours supported by well integrated oak and a firm tannin structure.
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 classic Rhône styled palate, one that brings together all the complementary nuances and flavours of the three noble varieties in a refined and long palate experience.
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.
A previous trophy and gold medal winner, the Esk Valley rosé has been consistently delivering its brand of high-quality goodness since the early 1990s. Dry in style, with a vibrant palate thats fresh and fruitily spiced.
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.
Fresh, seductive, Mateus is a bona fide classic, namedropped by rockstars and stockpiled by despots! This festive pack contains two bottles and two flutes.
A great South African Shiraz, this, deeply resonant, packed with ripe berry and plum aromas and flavours enriched by spicy notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and chocolate. In the mouth, its silky and smooth.
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.
Smooth, round and full entry, this off-dry wine has flavours of sweet red fruits and spice which linger on the palate.
The ample, medium-weighted palate is softly generous, with smooth tannins and a long aftertaste.
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
Elegant, balanced blend of fruit from Langhorne Creek, the Limestone Coast and McLaren Vale. A mulberry, chocolate and liquorice infused delight.
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.
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.
A good value alternative to Amarone, created when the finished Valpolicella is passed over the dried, raisened skins from Amarone production, resulting in a rich, full-bodied wine.
This is an appealing GMS with masses of persistent berry and cherry characters embellished by savoury spice notes, a fine tannin structure and mellow mouthfeel.
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.
This wine had extended barrel aging to allow the fruitiness to settle and the wild herb characters to come forward. The palate is soft and well balanced with a subtle and well integrated oak influence
Aromas of raspberries and spices, with a succulent palate of cherries and plums and a dry and savoury 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.
Patrick Stowes drink-now Pinot is fragrantly ripe and ultra-approachable. With a bouquet of cherry, plum, spice and toasty oak, the palate of cherry and berry flavours.
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.
Opening with a vibrant, aromatic nose of berry, violet, stewed rhubarb and spicy oak, it is a big-hearted wine with deep-seated flavours of cherry, plum and some earthy notes and spice.
Rich and elegant, evoking beautifully the unique character of its Martinborough terroir.
At midnight on the third Thursday of November each year, the Beaujolais region bursts into life as every form of trans-port dashes through the countryside to deliver Beaujolais Nouveau.
A light, fruit-driven expression with plummy, juicy notes riding a gentle, supple palate.
Rich and powerful wine yet with supple, silky tannins that will ensure ageing will be rewarded.
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.
Beautiful and sparkling garnet color. Fresh fruit basket with strawberry, raspberry and peach aromas. Elegant and joyful on the pallete, with a fresh, lively finish.
Premium producers Craggy Range on their home turf. An expressively aromatic nose of boysenberry, lavender, sandalwood and pepper.
The wild fermentation along with extended lees maturation in barrel have added complexity and texture to the lovely bright red fruit characters gracing the balanced palate.
A strong and full Shiraz with firm tannins. Smooth and easy to drink.
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.
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.
This is elegant and gentle on bouquet with subtle red berry and cherry aromas with notes of red liquorice, soft red florals and sensitive oaking.
This is a classic Central Coast syrah, combining the spice and acidity of the cool climate grapes with the forward fruit of the warm climate grapes.
OTQ stands for on the quiet and is JTs recent foray into a premium range. Notes of boysenberry and cherry, hints of olive and subtle oak. Beautifully structured and balanced, silky and textural.
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.
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 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.
Apparently the name denotes the contrasting elements of tradition and the unconventional. A silken, textural, very attractive wine.
A powerful wine full of dark plums, boysenberries and spice on the nose and on the palate.
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.
Sweet, spicy, intensely flavoured fruit, languid notes of liquorice and pepper, a hint of toast on a bed of oak.
A textural beauty that leaves many other Pinots crying in its wake. Expressively vibrant, savoury and concentrated.
It is a bold, brash style with great fruit and a deceptive sweetness, all bound together with seductive poise. A glittering Piedmontese gem.
Rich, round and fleshy middle weight flavors that are also admirably delicious and while there is a touch of rusticity to the supporting tannins, the overall impression is a straightforward wine.
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.
Elegant, heady, rich; touriga shown off to its best!
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.
"High-toned wine with green plum and cherry flavours" Bob's wine review
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.
The palate has soft chalky tannin and texture along with fine French oak, succulent, opulent silky structure, yet dense and rich in style.
Offers medium-grained tannins, with a firm midpalate of stone and iron, as well as baker's chocolate on the finish.
Oozing class, and no small measure of intense cherry and plum flavours, bristling with vibrancy and brooding with intent.
While approachable in its youth, this wine has an understated finesse and beauty that will benefit from careful cellaring.
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.
More Burgundian than fruit bomb in its stylistic tendencies, this unleashs robust charm and much flavour, with an earthiness and an untamed quality that is captivating.
Sited on Pomerol's highest point (ouch) this is the 2nd label of the much underrated Chateau le Petit Village. Merlot based, nicely rounded, with perhaps a little more class than Nicole Richie.
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.
Peregrine's acclaimed Pinot Noir is powerful and concentrated, underpinned with a silky femininity, the exquisite fruit with its charred cherry nuances an opulent delight.
Flourishing with youth this wine is a vibrant purple. A complex nose of dark cherries, chocolate, and vanilla pod intertwined with wild thyme and forest floor aromas. .
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
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.
A lovely wine, dense, dark and glossy with a stunning bouquet of blackberry, violet and pepper enhanced by florals and spice. Warm waves of seductive fruit flavours are backed by fine-grained tannins.
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.
This is a powerful, impressively structured red with liquorice-tinged cherry and plum aromas, deep fruit flavours, firm tannins and a long finish.
Cherry and blackcurrant on the nose with hints of smokey char and mushroom. The palate is rich, concentrated and complex with layers of fine tannin and a long lively finish.
A bold wine with generous black fruits. There is a mid palate manifestation of wild blackberry, new oak, cigar box, toast and mocha underpinned with firm tannins.
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.
Rich, complex, full-bodied and seamless, this fastidiously crafted Hawkes Bay Merlot tumbles out layers of ripe blackberries and cassis.
"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
The Bellene 2007 Pommard Grands Epenots smells of cherry jam, cocoa powder, talcum, and coconut.
A wealth of flavour and nuance, the sweet fruit extolling its considerable attributes via layers of chocolate and pepper-tinged flavours and sumptuous tannins. Memorable, with huge cellaring potential
Sturdy yet accessible, the fruit intensity soaring with singing spice and varietal breadth and depth.
Taster beware, those aromas are just the tip of the iceberg of flavours and textures this wine produces.
A subtle touch of wood toast frames pretty and somewhat more complex red pinot fruit.
There's a nice array of dark fruitblack cherry and blackberry, tinged with chocolatebut the tannins are on the drying side.
It is a classy, masculine, deep flavoured, well integrated wine wrapped around a core of subtle tannins.
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.
Dark garnet-colored, it offers up a complex perfume of wood smoke, tobacco, mineral, wild blueberry, black cherry, and black currant. This leads to a full-bodied, opulent, full-flavored wine.
Saturated purple color, intense nose of vanilla, spice box, blackberries and blueberry liqueur, and layered, concentrated flavors. Full-bodied, with ripe tannins and a very long finish.
A full-bodied, ripe, layered wine with intense flavors, serious complexity, and exceptional length.
The wine bathes the palate in rich, smooth tannins. It has a long finish and leaves a lingering taste of ripe black berry fruit.
From the purple colour to the classic aromas of blackberry, sandalwood, licorice and spice, this is a complete and captivating wine.
A Vosne Romanee lieu-dit worth selling under its own label. Very old vines resulting in a fuller, more elegant wine.
Opaque purple-colored, it offers up a splendid aromatic array including pain grille, slate, mushroom, espresso, garrigue, blueberry, and black currant. Opulent, full-bodied, and rich.
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.
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.
Light crimson. Heady and succulent and intensely perfumed. Dense and rich - for the long term.
The saturated purple 2004 Valbuena offers up an expressive perfume of mineral, scorched earth, espresso, incense, and black cherry.
Pure, pungent, sappy and almost painfully young today, with terrific intensity to its tight core of berry, mineral, floral and spice flavors.
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.
Bright yellow. Deep aromas of pineapple, exotic herbs, clove oil and smoky oak, complicated by a leesy element.
An ethereal bouquet of smoke, pencil lead, violets, leather, incense, black cherry, and blackberry.