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Askerne Estate Chardonnay 2017

$23.00 $20.70

Pristine fruit was hand harvested off the estate vineyard and barrel fermented to produce a rich and complex Chardonnay. Notes of vanilla, toast and mixed spice complement the stone fruit and citrus notes of Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay. Ageing potential 3-5 years. The wine will compliment fish, chicken and pork dishes.

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Askerne Estate Dessert Cabernet 2015

$21.00 $18.90

Chocolate, spice and plum characters on the nose combine with sweet berry fruit, chocolate and marshmallow flavours supported by a grainy, spicy array of plum and raspberry on the palate. Delicious on its own or match with a decadent, dark chocolate based dessert or strong cheeses.

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Askerne Estate Gewurztraminer 2014

$23.00 $20.70

Intense aromatic characters of rose petal, orange blossom and coriander. The palate is broad and soft with an excellent balance between acidity and residual sugar. This Gewurztraminer is dry on the finish. Drink as an aperitif or match with spicy Asian dishes.

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Askerne Estate Merlot Cabernet Franc Malbec 2015

$23.00 $20.70

This complex blend showcases a great vintage on our Havelock North vineyard. Dark and brooding on the nose with black doris plum, aromatic jasmine and underlying mineral notes of graphite and tar. The palate is broad and soft with supple front palate tannins and soft vanilla oak enveloping the fruit. Drink now or cellar for 5-7 years.

4.5 STARS – Wine Orbit

4 STARS – Raymond Chan

GOLD – Hawkes Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards

SILVER – Air NZ Awards

 

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Askerne Estate Pinot Gris 2017

$23.00 $20.70

A full bodied and richly textured Pinot Gris with pure aromas of pear and quince. Additional notes of short bread and custard add to the profile and interest. The palate carries some fruit sweetness and soft acidity which combined gives the effect of roundness and generosity. Best matched with full flavoured savoury dishes.

GOLD MEDAL – NZAromatic Wine Competition

5 STARS – Wine Orbit

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Askerne Estate Pinot Noir 2016

$23.00 $20.70

Using traditional winemaking techniques for the Pinot Noir, has enabled us to produce a wine that expresses its sense of place. Soft red berry fruits along with toasty and savoury spice notes capture the aromatic profile. The palate is broad and silky smooth. Drink now or cellar for three to four years.

4 STARS – Raymond Chan

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Askerne Estate Reserve Chardonnay 2016

$31.00 $27.90

Barrel fermentation and aging on lees has produced this powerful and complex Chardonnay that displays nectarine and ripe citrus fruit characters on the nose that follow through into the rich full bodied palate.  Drink over the next 3 to 5 years. Serve with seafood dishes (oysters, crayfish), poultry and lighter meats such as pork or pate.

5 STARS – Wine Orbit

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Askerne Estate Rose 2017

$21.00 $18.90

Pretty strawberry and cranberry characters dominate on the nose with delightful candyfloss and whipped cream notes. The palate is well balanced, softly structured and dry. Delicious drinking over the next year. Serve lightly chilled.

4 STARS – Wine Orbit

4 STARS – Raymond Chan

92/100 – Cameron Douglas

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Askerne Estate Syrah 2014

$26.00 $23.40

Aromatic and floral with hints of blueberry and white pepper. The palate is medium weight with a bright and crunchy texture with suggestions of cranberry and almond croissant. The finish is rich and smooth. Match with grilled meats especially when a spicy marinade is used.

4.5 STARS – Wine Orbit

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Askerne Estate Viognier 2016

$23.00 $20.70

A bold and rich Hawke’s Bay Viognier in a barrel fermented style. Fruit notes of apricot and ripe citrus are to the fore with complex notes of vanilla and toast also present. The palate is very broad and dry with apricot and almond flavours. The finish is very long and pure with excellent balance.

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Babich Wines Irongate Cabernet Merlot Franc 2015

$38.00 $34.20

Sweetly perfumed – clove and cinnamon backed up with dark plums, vanilla and a touch of cedar. Richly fruited. Plums and forest berries with savoury leather and cigar notes. Seamless and dense tannins add to the sense of warmth. Opulence nicely balanced with a red vibrancy and spice on the finish. This wine is a brilliant match for red meats, game and pasta dishes. A perfect partner for casseroled lamb shanks or with scotch fillet, roasted rare. Recommended cellaring 3-15 years.

DOUBLE GOLD MEDAL China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

94 POINTS Cameron Douglas MS, 2017

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Babich Wines Irongate Chardonnay 2016

$38.00 $34.20

Creamy and super smooth seamless entry into a rich and driving palate. Peach and orange rind; cashew with a touch of lemon grass. Great balance power and length.  Peach, apple and sweet oats overlay citrus and spice.  Irongate Chardonnay is an intense, richly flavoured wine and is an ideal match for rich seafood and white meat dishes. Try it with char-grilled squid and lemon butter sauce, or barbecued chicken.

SILVER MEDAL – China Wine & Spirits Awards 2017

Collaboration Argent Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

$41.00

Dark black fruits, cassis and raspberries with underlying forest floor character. Rich, juicy mid palate, soft supple tannins, bright acidity with a core of dark black fruits. Immense length, complex yet elegant.

Collaboration Impression Red Bordeaux Blend 2014

$31.00

Brambly red fruits with a core of underlying darker fruits and a pleasant hint of bay leaf. Soft, plush and smooth on the entry. Dark fruited, juicy, savory, mid palate, Showing approachable, lingering tannins. Definitely an every night of the week wine. Homemade pizza with a rich tomato and basil sauce, feta, kalamata olives, chorizo and fresh rocket, topped off with cracked black pepper.