From Central Otago to Matakana, New Zealand’s reputation for red wine production is gaining serious momentum, as well as its own distinctive style. Pinot Noir has been able to capture New Zealand’s unique terroir and rival Burgundy like no other. Hawke’s Bay is the oldest region in New Zealand and is now synonymous with some of the countries finest Bordeaux Blends. New Zealand reds commonly display bright fruit characteristics and there is always a new red wine to discover.
TasteBlackberry, spice & pepper. Complex as the fruit flavours are held with a good acidity & tannin structureEatCasserolesWhyAddition of Viognier adds perfume
TasteThe leather & plum aromas of the Merlot grape combine with spice & red fruit characters of Tempranillo & Malbec. Richness & soft, ripe tannins make a sophisticated & intriguing wineEatT-Bone SteakWhyHighlights NZ ability to produce Bordeaux blends
TasteAttractive brambly, blackberry-like ripe fruits, spicy & exotic complexity. Rich & textural, salivating soft tanninsEatRed meat, liqourice jusWhyA traditional Spanish varietal
TastePowerful, elegant & fragrant. Blackberry & cassis. Liquorice, black pepper & spice. Concentrated eleganceEatMoroccan LambWhyHomage pays tribute a Rhone Valley iconic figure: Gerard Jaboulet