Hawkes Bay

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De La Terre Syrah 2015

$31.00

Complex aromas of violets and ripe black fruits, layered with floral notes and a dark pepper spice. Nuances of fine-grained French oak support the fruit aromas.  An initial burst of dark and rich Syrah fruit is supported by very fine tannins and toasty French oak. The flavour is both long and persistent and highlights the impeccable balance between fruit, tannin and acidity.

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Easthope Moteo Hawkes Bay Syrah 2014

$41.00 $36.90

This individual expression of Hawkes Bay Syrah was inspired by the exponents of captivating whole bunch macerated wines of the northern Rhone. Lavender, clove and aniseed meld with intense black cherry fruit. The suggestion of underlying tar and earth notes hint at bottle development traits yet to emerge. The palate is lithe, sinuous and sappy – tightly structured via very fine textural tannins, low acidity, and vivid fruit characters.

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Easthope Skeetfield Hawkes Bay Chardonnay 2015

$41.00 $36.90

This warm vintage produced ripe flavours at low potential alcohol. The initial aromatic impact is gunflint, peach and citrus blossom. The palate belies its relatively low alcohol level with rich flavours and a creamy texture punctuated by vivid fresh citrus fruits. This wine is a keeper; offering great maturation potential over the next 5-7 years.

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Easthope Te Muna Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014

$51.00 $45.90

This less trodden sub-district of Martinborough produces highly structured Pinot Noir. The combination of exacting viticulture with uncommon winemaking technique has resulted in a Pinot Noir that we would count as the finest wine of our winegrowing careers.

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Maimai Creek Chardonnay 2015

$23.00 $21.85

This is a lovely deep yellow wine with lifted aromas of stonefruit and hints of vanilla. Orange and gala Apple flavours  dominate a fruity palate and that lingers with clean mouth filling finish. A complex wine that would match a range of food styles.

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Maimai Creek Rose 2015

$21.00 $18.90

Aroma: Lifted and lively the nose of strawberries and roses is very pleasant. Very appealing and inviting.

Palate: Fresh and clean the palate displays lovely lightness that lingers and fills the mouth with summer fruits and flowers.

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Maimai Creek Sauvignon Blanc 2015

$21.00 $18.90

Colour of light straw with green tinges, this wine has lifted armoas of tropical fruit and dried herbs.  The palate is vibrant and juicy showing bright acidity and a lingering crisp dry finish.  The wines shows good varietal flavours with a lively mouthfeel.

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Maimai Creek Syrah 2014

$26.00 $24.70

DDelicious fruit aromas of dark plum and blackberry combined with subtle spice and vanillin oak notes.The palate is a  combination of blackberry and plum fruits and a slight black peppery spicy finish. The medium to full weighted style of this wine gives it a wide appeal and the balance of flavour and complexity making it an ideal partner with a range of foods styles.

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Matahiwi Estate Blanc de Blanc NV

$24.00 $21.60

In this wine you’ll notice melon and brioche aromas with a biscuity nectarine finish. Distinctively Chardonnay, this Blanc de Blanc will partner well with food or just to celebrate!

Awarded Silver at the Global Sparkling Wine Masters by the Drinks Business
Awarded Silver at the NZ International Wine Show
Awarded Silver at the Global Chardonnay Wine Masters by the Drinks Business

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Matahiwi Estate Chardonnay 2017

$24.00 $21.60

This is a rich style of Chardonnay with the accent on strong fruit flavours. Ripe melon, nectarine and summer peach aromas abound with oak hints of cedar and spice and a long, full, yet soft finish. ideal matched with creamy pasta and white meat dishes. It is also delicious with seafood.

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Te Mata Awatea Merlot Cabernet 2016

$36.00 $34.20

Deep magenta with a crimson edge, this is signature Awatea – a modern Hawke’s Bay cabernet with deep, pure fruit and bright, floral aromatics. Roses, violets, wild blackberry and dark plum, intertwined with notes of aniseed and thyme. Then, on the palate, immediate bright red and black fruits, blackcurrants, spice, raspberry syrup and a layered, almost saline, tannin structure with a refreshingly, fine, dry finish. Awatea ’16, as ever, is stylish Te Mata cabernet that totally over-delivers. Closed with a natural cork that will allow Awatea to continue to evolve in bottle and provide great enjoyment up to 10 years from harvest.

5 STARS – Sam Kim, February 2018

5 STARS – Michael Cooper, February 2018

5 STARS – Raymond Chan, March 2018

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Te Mata Estate Chardonnay 2016

$24.00 $21.60

Estate Vineyards Chardonnay ’15 has the aromas of white meadow flowers, French vanilla and floral, juicy Hawke’s Bay peaches. Bright light gold, the palate unfurls with a balance of rock melon, sweet lemon, candied lime and complexing notes of biscuit, stone fruit and grilled nuts. A pure chardonnay with lovely length and a crisp clean finish. Estate Vineyards Chardonnay ’15 is delicious own its own, or a wonderful partner for both simply prepared and fuller flavoured seafood, and white meat dishes. Estate Vineyards Chardonnay ’15 will continue to evolve in bottle for two to four years from harvest.

4 STARS – Michael Cooper’s Buyers Guide to New Zealand Wines, 2017

4 STARS – Raymond Chan, March 2017

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Te Mata Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2017

$24.00 $21.60

Refreshingly fine and floral, with an elegance and tropical lift that is pure Hawke’s Bay, Estate Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc ’17 is a wine of immense appeal. Palest lemon in the glass, it shimmers with fresh lime, grapefruit, passionfruit and vanilla. Full notes of white nectarine, gooseberry and fennel on the palate are balanced by a juicy acidity and a dry, crisp finish that are the signature of this stylish wine. Sippable, sumptuous sauvignon blanc. Best served chilled, either as a refreshing pre-dinner glass of wine, or with salads, seafood dishes, and lightly spiced Asian foods. Can be enjoyed immediately upon release and will continue to develop in bottle for two years from harvest.

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Te Mata Estate Syrah 2017

$24.00 $21.60

Brilliant red with a vibrant purple hue, Estate Vineyards Syrah ’17 overflows with aromatic notes of raspberry, black cherry, cardamom and plum, balancing elegant fresh fruit and fine, even tannins. On the palate there’s ripe boysenberry, vanilla and aniseed with just a touch of smoky paprika and French vanilla from the oak. Ripe red fruit gives length and texture across this soft and moreish wine. It is a wonderful accompaniment to all red meats, savoury and lightly spiced dishes of Mediterranean cuisine, as well as soft cheeses. Estate Vineyards Syrah ’17 will continue to evolve in bottle for two to four years from harvest.