Lemon sherbet, delicate floral, and honeyed spice aromas combined with a bright fruit palate of citrus and floral characters.
Aromatic white wine, displaying fresh citrus flavours of lemon and lime, floral notes.
The Giesen brothers have been producing their lauded wines for over 30 years. Vivacious and floral, this, with succulent citrus, lime and mandarin notes and a crisp off-dry finish, the ferment stopped early to leave some natural sugar.
Aromas of white flowers and honeysuckle dominate the nose, with ginger and five spice to finish. The white flowers and ginger lead into a creamy mid palate with a silky textural finish.
The fruit for the Novas was harvested at night to take advantage of the lower temperatures. Pineapple and apricot aromas, with notes of toasted hazelnut. Creamy and textural, with balanced acidity and good depth.
A relatively recent addition to the world-class wine labels from that region, this is a lean, mineral and brilliant gold medal wine.
Vibrant gooseberry aromatics are enhanced with subtle oak and mineral nuances, while a lusciously seamless palate contributes the classic Marlborough Sauvignon flavours and a balancing creamy texture.
Fresh, zesty, juicy and full, this fruit-driven, New World-style enhances the senses without adding the racy overload. Tropical fruit with a fresh herbaceous character.
Lovelock’s organic wines are drinking brilliantly. Delicate aromas of pear and melon, a lingering palate of beautiful fruit underscored with a lovely texture and linear acidity.
This approachable off-dry Hawkes Bay Chardonnay has a smooth creamy texture laden with sweet peach, subtle citrus flavours and aromas, a hint of ginger and toasty oak. A delightfully elegant wine.
A classical, zingy NZ Sauvignon displaying an excellent concentration of passionfruit, gooseberry and herbaceous flavours that last through to the refreshing citrus finish.
From Mud House’s Marlborough sub-region series, packed with passionfruit pungency, infused with citrus blossom and capsicum aromas. Focused, elegant and fruit-driven, with a zesty character.
Light, dry, elegantly styled Chardonnay from 3rd-generation Italian imports De Bortoli, with a fine nose of citrus and florals and a gently textural palate of savoury and chalky characters nuanced by
A single vineyard Pinot Gris offering ripe tropical fruit and nectarine notes with ginger spice undertones. Richly textured and well-balanced, with a hint of acidity and a subtle sweetness.
Unashamedly tapping into its terroir, a deliciously clean and fresh Marlborough Sauvignon packed with rich tropical and citrus flavours, nuanced with an edge of florals and herbs and a firm acidic finish.
Pale straw in colour with a fragrant aroma of gooseberry and melon with a hint of grapefruit.
Award-winning benchmark Marlborough winery sitting on a pristine water source. A textural palate displaying notes of white peach, nectarine and citrus is complemented by a toasty French oak influence.
A powerful but charming expression of the variety, with fragrant aromatics of nectarine, apricot and honeysuckle enhancing a textural palate of delicate pear, apple and nectarine notes.
This wine displays ripe tropical fruit notes with Nashi pear and honeysuckle laced with subtle spicy notes.
Honeydew melon and grapefruit zest are overlaid with tropical fruit and a rich, weighty structure. This wine has natural weight and concentration and finishes with a flinty stone minerality.
This serious Sauvignon Blanc is quite unlike most others made in New Zealand, and has more in common with the savoury, textural white wines of Bordeaux.
Opulent and luscious, this tips its hat to NZ’s Chards of old, with the sophistication level ramped up. Intense aromatics, a vibrant palate of ripe, creamy stonefruit characters.
Classic Wairau Valley blackcurrant on the nose, backed with citrus blossom and hints of wild herbs. The palate is beautifully fresh, with lively acidity and a natural sweetness.
It charms the palate with pure, ripe flavours of peach and citrus enlivened by a spicy, mineral-edged finish.
Sourced from across our Estate in Marlborough's Wairau Valley, Ara Single Estate are intensely flavoured wines that amplify the remarkable valley story.
Wairau Valley fruit, lush aromatic notes of stonefruit, citrus and hazelnut augmenting a fresh, fruit-driven palate of peach, citrus, brioche and sweet spice.
The Clairs are Sauvignon Blanc experts, making something like a zillion versions, so we’re guessing that it might be their fave. Opulent notes of passionfruit, grapefruit & blackcurrant shimmer.
A full-on flavour fest of everything you’ve been promised aromatically. Great mouthfeel, beautiful balance, achingly good flavours.
Aromas & flavours of peach, plum and zesty citrus, with subtle notes of buttered toast and wood smoke adding a savoury element. The palate is creamily textural with good concentration and fruit weight
Stablemate of the high-flying Peregrine, and at the drier end of the spectrum, with fresh acidity and a subtlety to the flavours. Citrus and ginger aromatics complement the mineral-edged notes.
Rides out of the Pegasus Bay stable sporting exotic notes of lychee, pear and tropical fruit nuanced with honeysuckle and musky spices. There’s a lovely viscous character complementing the rich fruit
The nose exudes notes of peach and tropical fruit underscored by touches of passionfruit and herb. The palate is vibrant and fresh, with a fleshy mouthfeel that complements the lush fruit flavours.
Less assertive on the nose than some, this wine builds through the palate with great fruit complexity and concentration, culminating in a delicious, lingering finish.
Aromatics that are distinctly Gewürztraminer, with their exotic musk, melon and lychee notes. The palate explodes in the mouth with rich, sweet fruit. Decidedly rounded and opulent, the palate dries out beautifully with the combination of alcohol and acidity.
It's a complex and rounded wine; tropical, lovely and luscious with a lovely creamy core, cleaned up by some vibrant acidity. You can most definitely enjoy this wine now.
Lifted notes of white peach, mandarin blossom and honey suckle are supported by rich lees characters on the nose. Vibrant acidity lend a long and complex finish to this wine.
Stylistically, the Pinot Gris wines from Martinborough tend to be a little richer and oilier than their southern cousins. Softly textural and aromatic, with good concentration of stone fruit flavours.
Fragrant, delicately honeyed and creamily textural, with rich fruit, soft, juicy acidity and a long, mineral-edged finish.
The Brothers Sauvignon Blanc strongly evokes its local terroir, expressing a vivid intensity and fresh liveliness. Scintillating aromas of florals and citrus, beautifully developed flavours.
Richly ripe, intensely flavoured and deliciously drinkable, all from a vineyard that was once a race track.
From the pioneering Palliser Estate’s second label, a rich and mouthfilling Chardonnay with a style and finesse well in excess of its price. Citrus and stonefruit notes.
Grapes are from the Casablanca Valley, the cool fruit characters and fresh acidity very evident. A precise Chardonnay showing pure stonefruit flavours, creamy textures and a mineral touch.
A creamy, textural Chardonnay with engaging white peach and Granny Smith apple characters finessed with hints of oak. Develops nicely in the mid-palate and ebbs through to a fresh citrus finish.
A rich mouthfeel, lovely integration and a huge amount of complexity, particularly for the price point, this is a real find.
The palate is full bodied and rich with long, lingering flavours leaving the palate with a lasting textural complexity.
No oak, just stainless steel with six months on lees to add complexity and richness to the wine. Tangy and fresh, with ripe stonefruit and pear aromas that combine with the focused mineral acidity.
Fresh, off-dry, beautifully precise. Blossom, peach and citrus characters are to the fore on both the nose and palate. It’s well weighted, the good depth of fruit balanced by a squeeze of citrus.
Luscious fullness fo the mid palate, the finish is a tropical treat of ripe passionfruit and melons. Some lees ageing has added complexity and weight, so it'll go nicely with a summer spread.
Complex aromas of white peach and nectarine are delicately underpinned by notes of blackcurrant and dried herbs. Deliciously soft in texture, the flavours are enhanced by extended maturation "Sur lie"
The rich, fragrant palate is textural and generous, evoking a refreshing style that has you reaching for a second glass.
A sustainably grown Marlborough Pinot Gris, pale with golden touches in colour, with delicate aromas of rockmelon, green tea and lime that yield to additional layers of pear and Turkish delight.
Classic Hawkes Bay Sauvignon Blanc with a twist, an oak influenced style, there’s a mineral and flint aspect that is appealing and leaves you enticed to take another sip.
A drier style Pinot Gris, this elegant offering is all texture and flavour. Tropical aromatics precede pear, apple and spicy characters onto a soft and full palate.
A refined, aromatically opulent Sauvignon Blanc displaying succulent fruit characters and excellent mid-palate texture and weight. Vibrant notes of passionfruit, elderflower and a hint of stonefruit.
On the nose, apricots, oranges and florals with a zesty citrus hit. There is a mineral spine threading through the marmalade, stonefruit and spice, with edgy notes of lime waving a long goodbye.
A cleverly crafted offering from Michael Brajkovich, rich, complex and wonderfully textural, with defined peach and floral aromas and long, clean fruit flavours supported by hints of spice and almond.
The palate shows a rich concentration of pure Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc characters.
This Sauvignon Blanc shows the influence of unique climate and complex soils with packed aromas of citrus, black currant and tropical fruit. Crisp, bold and balanced.
With its savoury, earthy nose, this is a succulent, supple expression of the indigenous Negroamaro grape, boasting spicy red fruits and ripe tannins.
Nicely textural, with a mineral surge, notes of blackcurrant, guava and passionfruit. Elegant, balanced, distinctly salty.
Ripe vibrant flavours of pink grapefruit, white peach and lime with underlying slatey mineral notes. The excellent fruit weight and concentration carried by the mouth-watering acidity.
Flint, funk and lime; a coiled spring with richness and freaky talent.
An intensely aromatic nose of nectarine, tropical fruit and citrus characters accompanies a fleshy palate with good weight and texture. A lively and refreshing Sauvignon with a bright, refined finish.
From the TK home vineyard, a Sauv Blanc that offers harmonious, lifted aromas full of tropical fruits, melon and nectarine, balanced by floral and herbal notes.
Gewurztraminer is the undisputed king of the aromatic wines and this is one of our best, the rich flavours delivering consumate length on a dry but generous palate that delivers a balancing acidity.
The inaugural Chardonnay release from winemaker John Hancock and his eldest son Willy. Small batch production, with creamy fruit characters balanced by a crisp finish and and nutty oak nuances.
An exotic and aromatic wine from organic pioneers James and Annie Millton, displaying a spicy, mineral edge to the delicate pear flavours. The addition of Marsanne provides an element of depth.
Chardonnay winemaking meets Pinot Gris in this soft and gentle, barrel fermented wine. Essentially dry (there's about 5gm residual), the palate evokes ripe pears and stonefruit.
Josmeyer are biodynamic producers operating at the highest level, producing dazzling aromatic wines with a purity others can only aspire to. Their superb entry- level Gris sets the benchmark with deliciously textural peach & honey characters and a haunting mineral close.
Tan in color and only slightly tropical on the nose, this is narrow on the palate and not defined beyond the basics. Oily, tart peach flavors finish with a note of dried apricot and high acidity.
From an organically and biodynamically farmed hillside site in Marlborough's Southern Valleys. Clay soils and dense planting provide small bunches with thick skins. Old barrels and not so standard winemaking produce a rich, complex, alternative style of Sauvignon Blanc.
An authentic expression of all the key elements of climate, site and winemaker influence seamlessly balanced in a single glass; bold French oak with a rich creamy, nuttiness all wrapped around a vibrant core of ripe, yet distinctly cool-climate Chardonnay fruit.
Vibrantly opulent and complex, with exotic aromatics of lychee, ginger and apricot, a hint of almond and a cool mineral presence. Lush sweetness and mouthwatering phenolics on the palate.
An attractive style that's generous and textural. Aromatic notes of pear and florals, a touch of almond. The palate has satisfying weight and acidity, with an underlying refreshing minerality.
Limited edition, single vineyard, with a lush nose of apricot and florals, and a hint of mandarin. The palate is flavoursome and fleshy with a fresh, zesty finish.
BioGro-certified organic and Demeter-certified biodynamic, this mingles pear and stonefruit notes with almond and spice. The rich, textural palate is balanced with a cleansing dash of mineral.
Tropical and citrus notes augment generously deep fruit flavours and a lengthy, lively, citrus-edged after-taste.
Well rounded and enthralling, this Chardonnday exhibits the immaculate flavours of creme brulee; with butterscotch, vanilla and caramalised figs notes. The wine has a refreshing lemon finish providing great balance and definition with such brilliant acidity.
Romanin’s Vervier Family are into their fifth generation of wine production. From the limestone soils of Mâcon and arguably its finest vineyards, those of Pouilly- Fuissé. A smart blend of power and sensitivity, poised minerality and hedonistic honeysuckle, fruit and cream.
Pinot Noir pioneer Larry McKenna also makes a fine Chardonnay, the rich stonefruit-citrus characters enhanced by a creamy, textural mouthfeel and fresh mineral notes.
The Death of Von Tempsky ( at Te Ngutu o Te Manu ) is a natural wine made with white grapes grown on the Cairnmuir Vineyard.
90/100 Vinous "Pale gold. Cool, precise aromas of pear, Meyer lemon and violet. At once deep and vibrant, with penetrating acidity infusing the citrus and orchard flavors with good energy. Palate-staining Condrieu with lively, mounting, dusty minerality and a lingering impression of white flowers."
92/100 Vinous "Light yellow. Intensely perfumed scents of lime, lemongrass, ginger and yellow rose. Racy, finely etched citrus and floral flavors are complemented by deeper notes of anise pastille and honey. A strong mineral quality adds spine and extends through the long, spicy, penetrating finish. This will be even better with a bit of bottle age, which will add flesh and depth."