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  • White Wine 28

    • Pinot Gris - New Zealand-France-Italy 4

      • Kahurangi Estate Nelson Vegan friendly Pinot Gris 2021 $23.00 $20.00 $17.00

        Winemakers notes:
        The nose, fragrant and brimming with nashi pears and guava, is reflected in the fruit driven palate which is seductively dry and packed with crunchy pip fruit flavours. Subtle minerality and a great full length, finish off this stunning wine. Perfect for all occasions.r> Food Pairing
        Versatile and perfectly matched to food or enjoyed on its own. This elegant, fleshy wine makes a perfect aperitif, or serve chilled (11°c) with fresh fish.
      • Pick & Shovel Central Otago Pinot Gris 2018 $20.00 $18.00 Sold Out

        Aromas of stone fruit. Soft elegant mouth feel with peaches and cream and a hint of apricot on the palate. 

      • Mischief Waipara -North Canterbury Pinot Gris 2020 $23.00 $22.00 $20.00

        Winemakers Note:

        Bright, fleshy and vibrant, another joyous reason to drink Mischief Pinot Gris. Floral fruits, clean and refreshing, the perfect tipple for year round enjoyment. Cheers!

      • Gran Sasso Terre Sciliane I.G.P Pinot Grigio 2019 $21.00 $19.00 $17.50

        Fruity, peach, grapefruit, lemon-lime and mineral flavours on the palate with a medium body, a roundness which is a pleasure to drink, and good balance. The finish is long and clean, spicy yet delicate.

    • Sauvignon Blanc 10

      • Seifried Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $20.00 $19.00 $18.00 Sold Out

        The 2020 Seifried Nelson Sauvignon Blanc comes from another cracker Nelson vintage. There are layers of tropical fruit on the nose with passionfruit, melon and fresh basil notes. The palate is well balanced showing generous fruit weight and lingering flavours, supported by clean acidity leaving a long finish. 

        “Awards ‘Best of Show New Zealand’ - Mundus Vini Summer Tasting 2020, Germany GOLD - Mundus Vini Summer Tasting 2020, Germany GOLD - AWC Vienna, 2020
      • Kahurangi Estate Mt Arthur Reserve Nelson Vegan Friendly Fumé Blanc 2019 $24.00 $23.00 $21.00

        Winemakers notes: Fresh rock melon with hints of spicy passionfruit on the nose. The palate is creamy, lush and smooth with soft oak and a lingering subtle caramel finish. An opulent wine full of great finesse.

      • Sileni Straits Grand Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021 $25.00 $20.00 $18.00

        Intensely aromatic with vibrant flavours of passionfruit, ripe tropical fruit and gooseberry. The palate is well balanced, with fine acidity delivering a lingering finish.

        Delicious with fresh fish, or lightly spiced Asian cuisine.

         

      • Framingham Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019 $24.00 $22.00 $20.00 Sold Out

        Subtle tropical fruit, ginger & nut yeast lees characters, lime, citrus & lemongrass" Bob Campbell

         

        A perfect match with whitebait fritters, fresh fish with lemon & herb sauce or leafy green salad

      • Kahurangi Estate Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2021 $21.00 $18.00 $17.00 Sold Out
        Winemakers Notes:
        A lifted tropical nose with hints of lime and gold kiwi, the pallet is well balanced and zesty flavours of orange and mandarin peel make for a wonderfully easy drinking style
        Food Pairing
        A delicious, crisp, refreshing wine served chilled with seafood, seasonal asparagus or freshly shucked oysters.
        Cellar
        Drink young and fresh through to 2024
      • Kahurangi Black Label Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $24.00 $19.00

        Kahurangi Estate Regional Series aims to capture the essence of several well known New Zealand wine-growing regions.  Our Sauvignon Blanc is sourced from Marlborough, the most prominent wine-growing region in New Zealand.

        The nose exhibits zesty citrus characters which then give way to more dominant tropical fruit characters of passionfruit and mango. On the palate, herbaceous, bone dry with crisp acidity, silken texture and a lengthy finish. Classic Marlborough Sauvignon.
      • Te Mania Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2020 (Organic- Vegan friendly) $22.00 $20.00 Sold Out

        Delightfully aromatic with citrus, gooseberry, green apple and fresh herbs.  A mouth-filling palate showing delicious citrus, passionfruit, gooseberry and green apple flavours with typical mineral edge.  A vibrant, well balanced full flavoured wine with a long finish.

         

        Certified Organic: Asure Quality.

        Diet: Suitable for a vegan diet.
      • Kakapo Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $22.00 $16.00

        Taste: The wine exhibits classic passion fruit and freshly cut capsicum on the nose.  The palate shows tropical fruit and grapefruit flavours with a long lingering finish.  This is a classic Marlborough style showing fresh and vibrant flavours with a refreshing acidity.

        Food Match: Seared scallops, seafood dishes or Thai food.
      • Babich Marlborough Black Label Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $25.00 $20.00

        Richly perfumed with mango and nectarine, mineral and lime. Sweet herbals and a hint of fresh pea out of the pod. Sweet fruits, mango and golden kiwifruit, are quickly joined by a light spice element along with quince and mandarin. A complex and mouth-watering wine.

      • Finca Fella Verdejo/Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $23.00 $19.00

        Clean and bright, pale yellow with hints of green. Medium intensity, with clear tropical aromas such as pineapple and mango, notes of green apple with an aniseed aftertaste.

    • Riesling 0

    • Chardonnay - New Zealand-France-Australia-USA 9

      • Greyrock Hawke's Bay Te Koru Chardonnay 2018 $20.00 $15.00 $14.00

        Tasting notes - The Greyrock Te Koru Chardonnay is a lightly oaked, fruit driven style with layers of citrus and stonefruit characters overlaid with a creaminess and slight mealiness from yeast stirring. The palate is full flavoured with a hint of oak to add interest without dominating. The wine has a beautiful acid seam which adds length and balance. It is made in an early drinking style, but can be cellared for 3-4 years.
      • Babich Black Label Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2017 $26.00 $25.00 $23.00
        Tasting Notes:

        Floral and fruity aromas with persimmon, Granny Smith and honeydew melon. Sweet fruited and peachy on entry. Soft and medium weighted with fresh ripe apples lingering on the finish.

      • Kahurangi Estate Nelson Vegan Friendly Chardonnay 2020 $24.00 $18.00
        Winemakers Tasting Notes: Kahurangi Estate is named after the stunning Kahurangi National Park on our doorstep. Kahurangi is a Maori word with a number of translations, two being “treasured possession” and “precious jewel”.
        The Kahurangi Estate Series showcases some of the finest wine the region has to offer. Aromas of candid citrus abound and the combination of mildly spicy stone fruit and soft tannins result in a creamy easy drinking wine perfect for all occasions.
        SERVING SUGGESTIONS A delicious, crisp, refreshing wine. Served chilled with seafood, seasonal asparagus or fresh oysters.
        CELLARING RECOMMENDATIONS Drink young and fresh through to 2024
      • Kahurangi Estate Mt Arthur Reserve Nelson Vegan Friendly Chardonnay 2019 $29.00 $27.00 $25.00
        Spicy butter and hints of fresh papaya on the nose. The palate is lifted showing well integrated ripe stone fruit and dried apricot flavours backed by an elegant oak richness resulting in a beautifully generous, long and well-balanced wine from one of our best-ever vintages.
        Food Pairing<br> A perfect match with lobster, crayfish, scallops & prawns or simply enjoy on its own slightly chilled.
      • Cave de Lugny Macon Villages - Chardonnay 2018 $24.00 $22.00 $21.00

        This wine has depth, intensity and so much flavour. It’s fresh and intense with glorious notes of zesty citrus, delicate white flowers and honey. This is an archetypal chardonnay from the Macon Villages in the south of Burgundy that uses different terroirs to combine minerality, delicacy and fruit expression.

      • Sileni Estate "Lodge " Grand Reserve Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2018 $30.00 $28.00 $26.00 Sold Out

        “Rich aromas of ripe stone fruits and hazelnuts. The palate is textured and full with pleasing layers of complexity. Fine acidity adds length and balance. Enjoy with a creamy pasta, seafood chowder or with smoked salmon.”

      • Kahurangi Regional Chardonnay 2019 $24.00 $19.00 $18.00

        Honey-oak and vanilla aromas with hints of ripe
        peach pair beautifully with tropical fruit and subtle
        spicy-oak flavours.

      • Askerne Hawke's Bay Chardonnay 2020 $25.00 $23.50 $22.00

        Rich stone fruit and ripe citrus flavours, soft and luscious with generous fruit concentration supported with gentle oak and balanced acidity.

      • Cottier "Emily" Gladstone Chardonnay 2018 $27.00 $25.00

        Tasting Notes: A "peaches and cream" approach, finishing with hints of citrus and oak. Would be a good match with any fish or poultry.

    • Other Whites 4

      • Pauletts Watervale Clare Valley Semillon 2019 $27.00 $20.00

        Winemakers Tasting Notes:
        Aroma - Fresh lemon, lemon grass, citrus blossom, slight passion fruit and grapefruit aromas. Palate - Fresh zesty lemon and lemon curd, green apple and grapefruit. Well balanced palate, persistent length, slightly textural edge. Awards Winestate Magazine 4.5 stars Food Pairing Notes Seafood Risotto, Salt and pepper calamari, Soft shell crab, Pork or Chicken satay.
      • Garofoli Verdicchio Anfora DOC Classico 2019 $25.00 $23.00 $22.00 Sold Out

        The historic amphora bottle is a characteristic feature of this Verdicchio.

        This is a fresh wine with a good structure and is extremely pleasantly fruity with a taste which is dry and refreshing.

        RECOMMENDED WITH It makes a pleasant accompaniment for traditional dishes of fish and white meats.

      • Seifried Nelson Würzer 2018 $26.00 $24.00 $22.00

        Winemakers Note Our Würzer has developed quite a following in the dozen or so years that we have been producing it. We proudly make the only Würzer in New Zealand, with just a few rows of the fragrant grape variety on our clay-soiled Redwood Valley vineyard. The aromatic cross is only planted in very small quantities, even in its home country of Germany. The Würzer was some of the very frst fruit we harvested during the 2018 vintage. It was picked in good condition as the vintage commenced. Afer harvest, the grapes were de-stemmed and pressed quickly to retain the clean freshness of the variety. The clear juice was inoculated with a pure yeast strain and then a cool, temperature controlled fermentation began. The fermentation was stopped prematurely to leave some natural residual sweetness in the wine and an off dry fnish.

        Tasting Note the 2018 Seifried Nelson Würzer has an elegantly perfumed nose with aromas of rose and freesias. the palate has generous entry and succulent fruit notes of white peach and sherbet. The wine is off-dry and more-ish with a long favoursome fnish.
      • Finca Fella Altado Verdejo 2019 $30.00 $25.00 $22.00

        Verdejo (“Vurr-day-ho”) is an uncommon, light-bodied white wine that grows almost exclusively in Spain. The wine is an outstanding alternative to wines like Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio, with surprising changes in flavors coming with age. 

         

        Pale yellow in colour with green sparkles, clean and bright. On the nose it is powerful and fresh. On the palate it is round and long with notes of white fruits.
  • Red Wine 78

    • *Spanish 6

      • Muriel Fincas de la Villa Crianza Rioja 2016 $25.00 $22.00

        The colour is a bright cherry with aromas of vanilla, cocoa, coffee, red fruits and liquorice on the nose. A broad and elegant wine with soft tannins, the aftertaste is tasty, clean and very pleasant. A perfect match for tapas, cured ham, demi-cured cheeses, roasted lamb and barbecued meats.

      • Ederra Crianza Rioja 2017 $22.00 $20.00 Sold Out

        Ederra Crianza is made from Tempranillo , from vines located in La Rioja Alta. Once the grapes have been destemmed, they undergo maceration for around 15 days. They ferment in stainless steel deposits. Aged for 12 months in American oak barrels. 

      • Ederra Reserva Rioja 2015 $30.00 $25.00 Sold Out
      • Finca Fella Cala Rey Tempranillo 2019 $24.00 $21.00 $19.00

        80% Tempranillo, 20% Syrah Deep ruby red. Clear and bright. On the nose there are nuances of ripe wild berries. Balanced wines with a medium persistence, easy to drink with a strong fruity character.

      • Finca Fella Altado Small Batch Monastrell Do Almansa 2019 $30.00 $27.00 $25.00

        Winemakers notes: Clean and bright with incredibly intense cherry red. On the nose, the fruition of the Monastrell variety has been preserved, with subtle candied fruit flavours, mixed with smoky touches and toasted notes.

      • Finca Fella El Maso Garnacha 2018 $59.00 $52.00 $50.00

        Deep garnet red. Intense and persistent, with notes of cherry and blackcurrant, herbs, cinnamon, cloves, cocoa, licorice and hints of mineral. Great structure, good balance between alcohol and freshness, velvety tannins, very persistent with a long finish; ready to drink but well suitable for ageing.

    • Pinot Noir 12

      • Greyrock Hawke's Bay Te Koru Pinot Noir 2019 $18.00 $15.00 $14.00

        Tasting notes - The Greyrock Te Koru Pinot Noir has ripe black cherry aromas that follow through to the palate with juicy dark berryfruit flavours and fine tannins on the finish. It is made in an early drinking style, but can be cellared for 5 years.

      • Pick & Shovel Reserve Central Otago Pinot Noir 2018 $35.00 $33.00

        Dark sweet fruits with cherry and spices, rich elegant mouthfeel displaying ripe tannins and good oak integration revealing the sweet dark fruit in a long lingering finish.

      • Kahurangi Estate Nelson Vegan friendly Pinot Noir 2020 $26.00 $22.00 $20.00

        Winery Notes: 2020 was a great Nelson Vintage and this delightful wine reflects the ripe lifted fruit flavours of a long summer combined with subtle spice and soft tannins making for a pleasurable drinking experience.

        Food Pairing

        Delicious served with lamb or duck.

        Cellar

        Up to 5 years from date of vintage.

      • Askerne Hawkes Bay Pinot Noir 2017 $26.00 $24.00 $23.00 Sold Out

        A lovely smokey nose of toasty oak blends with meaty, sour cherry, wild herb, cola, and dandelion & burdock notes. A supple, rich palate follows with an inviting, succulent rounded body and a restrained yet well-formed and persistent structure. A truly lovely Pinot Noir with incredible versatility on the table, this will pair well with most light dishes and meats, from picnics to fireplaces.
      • Domain Thomson Explorer Central Otago Pinot Noir 2019 $30.00 $27.00 $25.00

        Wonderfully ripe and beautifully lifted, the bouquet shows dark cherry, plum, game, toasted spice and floral aromas, leading to a concentrated palate that’s supple and lingering. It’s gorgeously fruited and expressed, backed by fine chalky tannins, finishing long and pleasingly dry. At its best: now to 2025. Certified organic.
      • Neudork Tom's Block Nelson Pinot Noir 2017 (Vegan Friendly) $36.00 $34.00 $32.00 Sold Out

        It caresses the mouth with its round, chocolatey tannins that leave you licking your cheeks. If KFC’s chicken is finger licking good, Tom’s is palate-licking good. This is a pretty freaking delicious and super young wine. 93 Points.” Rebecca Gibb MW, UK

        Unfiltered

        No Fining

        100% Wild yeast

         

         
      • Te Hera Martinborough Pinot Noir 2018 $28.00 $25.00 Sold Out

        A fine and elegant mouth feel with layers of flavour, lovely fruit in the berry and cherry spectrum... Very more-ish indeed!

      • Johner Estate Wairarapa Pinot Noir 2020 $30.00 $27.00 $25.00 Sold Out: Back Order

        Rich in colour, this Pinot shows brambly fruit intensity and forest floor notes on the nose. The palate is fruit-forward in the wine’s youth, with savoury notes of porcini, autumnal wood smoke and earthy notes developing as the wine opens up.  A wine that over-delivers now, and will keep developing in its more subtle nuances and complexity as it matures over the next five years.
      • Pick and Shovel Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020 $29.00 $25.00 $24.00

        Ripe cherries and mocha on the nose, the palate displays rich berries and plums with a hint of chocolate and spiced mulberries. The mouth feel is soft and elegant with good depth and balance leading to a long and velvety smooth finish. At pick & shovel it is with pride that we produce quality wines with passion, commitment and respect for our environment.
      • Domain Road Bannock burn Central Otago Pinot Noir 2019 $40.00 $37.00 $35.00

        Deep garnet in colour, our Pinot Noir has fragrant aromas of blackberry, blackcurrant, ripe plum with hints of clove, cinnamon and leather. The palate is rich and concentrated with red berry fruits, dark plums, chocolate, leather and hints of Christmas spice. A complex, concentrated wine with lovely fine grained tannins, balanced minerality and a long plum and spice finish.
      • Alexandra Wine Company "Davishon" Central Otago Pinot Noir 2018 $40.00 $37.00 $35.00

        Deep purple with purple hues. Fragrant violet, raspberry, dried herb, spice and leather. Lovely sweet fruit entry showing ripe red and black cherry, plum, leather and a hint of vanilla. Medium bodied with excellent concentration and complexity. The tannins are very silky and they lead into a long red berry and mineral finish.

      • Kahurangi Estate Mt Arthur Reserve Nelson Vegan Friendly Pinot Noir 2020 $35.00 $30.00 $26.00
        Winemakers Notes: Another stellar vintage, this generous wine displays intense aromas of forest floor berries and soft well-integrated spicy oak. Silky tannins, sweet black cherries and subtle all spice flavours combine to produce a beautifully balanced and elegant medium bodied wine of distinction.
        Food Pairing
        This elegant Pinot Noir is delicious served with duck, salmon or aged cheese.
        Cellar
        Enjoy now till 2027
    • Malbec 0

    • Shiraz/Syrah - 14

      • Chocolate Box Barossa Valley Shiraz 2019 $25.00 $24.00 $22.00 Sold Out

        Winery notes  This wine showcases classical Barossa black fruit characters with dark chocolate flavours matured in a combination of French and American Oak barrels.

        Food Match:  Try a sizzling slab of steak on the BBQ.

      • Chalk Hill "Luna" McLaren Vale Shiraz 2019 $24.00 $22.00 $20.00
        A full bodied Shiraz, with flavours of blueberries, red currants with floral notes. It's textured with a lingering dry finish with notes of hazelnuts and vanilla bean
         
        Foods:
        Lamb Cutlets with Shiraz jus.
      • The Willows Barossa Shiraz 2018 $30.00 $27.00 $25.00

        Taste:  Dense, vibrant colour is a feature of this brooding beauty, along with ripe, sweet fruit, reminiscent of plum, blackberry and pepper on the nose. Two years maturation in American and French Oak hogshead barrels has enhanced and complimented the robust fleshy fruit.  The palate is generous, ripe and mouth filling exhibiting berry and cinnamon spice flavours, along with oak-derived mocha overtones and harmonious, soft, yet defined tannins.

        Awards:
        91 Points – Huon Hooke – The Real Review
        94 Points – Sam Kim – Wine Orbit
      • Coriole McLaren Vale Redstone Shiraz 2018 $26.00 $24.00 $20.00
          The palate is bright and vibrant with some lovely fine tannin lending just the right amount of grip, displaying floral and red fruited notes, along with savoury, earthy characters. This wine is extraordinary value for money.  Grab a six-pack today and drink over the next 5 years, if they last that long. AWARDS Silver Medal- Royal Queensland Wine Show. Silver Medal - Royal Melbourne Wine Show. 4.5 stars - WineState.
      • Pauletts Polish Hill Clare Valley Shiraz 2018 $25.00 $22.00 $20.00

        The wine was made as a showcase to show the true characteristics of Shiraz as it grows in the Clare Valley.  Tilt a glass to your nose and catch the aromas of its spicy intensity.  Taste the berry and spice balanced with the complexity of oak.

        Food Match:  Serve with roast beef.

        Awards:
        90 Points Huon Hooke – The Real Wine Review
      • Parson's Paddock Langhorne Creek Shiraz 2019 $21.00 $19.00 $17.00 Sold Out

        Taste: Lifted aromas of spice dark cherry and plums, with a rich full flavoured palate of forest fruits and vanilla, finishing with soft tannins and excellent length.

        Food Match:  Beef and venison dishes

        Awards:
        88 Points Sam Kim – Wine Orbit

      • Tail Spin Langhorne Creek Shiraz 2019 $22.00 $20.00 $18.00

        Taste:  The wine has lifted aromas of dark berries and spice, with a rich full flavoured palate of ripe plum, blueberry and vanilla, finishing with soft tannins and excellent length.

        Food Match:  Nachos and spicy tomato based dishes

        Awards:
        90 Points Sam Kim – Wine Orbit
        92 Points – Huon Hooke – The Real Review
      • Bird's Eye View McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018 $26.00 $23.00 $21.00 Sold Out

        Taste: Lifted aromas of red currant and raspberry, with underlying violets and vanilla.  Red fruit flavours and spice continue on the palate and combine with subtle oak and soft tannins to produce a perfectly balanced Shiraz.

        Food Match:  Beef, lamb and venison

        Awards:
        90 Points Sam Kim – Wine Orbit
      • Trentham Heathcote Reserve Shiraz 2017 $25.00 $23.00 $20.00 Sold Out
        Rich, complex red

        Rich and balanced showing lifted fruit aromas of pepper, plum, dark cherry and chocolate. The palate is long with fruit sweetness balanced by fine mocha oak.

      • Ass Kisser South Australian Shiraz 2019 $21.00 $19.00 $17.00

        Taste: Aged in French barrels for 12 months creating a soft earthy nose with blackcurrent aromas developing nicely.  Ingratiate yourself with sweet varietal fruit and a lingering dark chocolate promise.

        Food Match:  Wild game,  spicy duck, vegetable stir fry and gourmet pizzas.

      • Darling Cellars Gustus Swartland/South Africa Shiraz 2017 $25.00 $23.00 $20.00

        This elegant and expressive fruit driven wine exhibits hints of mushroom truffle and clover.  A sweet palate is complemented by subtle oaking and fine tannin structure which lingers on the palate.

        Food Match:  Beef casserole or a hearty bolognese

        Awards:
        90 points – Tim Atkin
        Silver Medal – Veritas Awards
      • Irvine The Estate Eden Valley Shiraz 2019 $30.00 $28.00 $25.00

        Lingering, velvety palate of blackberry, blueberry and dark cherry compote are deftly braced by a deep range of supple stewed plums, earthy roasted beets, espresso, vanilla bean and cassis refinements. Complex secondary elements, primarily unleashed from barrel maturation of liquorice and tar, sweet toast, clove spice and a warming fleck of white pepper further enhance complexity and character. Elegant tannins and persistent bright acidity help extend the finish, giving real depth and balance
      • Jip Jip Rocks Padthaway Shiraz 2019 $25.00 $23.00

        Lifted spice and ripe mulberry/blackberry aromas are complemented with chocolate, cedar and cinnamon on the nose. Similar berry fruits show through on the opulent, textured palate with a lingering finish.

      • Johner Estate Wairarapa Syrah 2018 $29.00 $25.00

        Winemakers notes: 

        Hand-picked grapes from our Gladstone block in the top quality 2020 vintage, has produced this lovely easy-to-drink Syrah.  Black-berry fruit aromas and a palate of black pepper, savoury spices and with a hint of violets, this will match those spicy winter dishes. Great value-for-money at this price.

        The 2020 vintage is intensely floral, with violets and ripe berry compote on the nose. The palate over-delivers on ripe plum and forest fruit flavour, with a sprinkle of freshly cracked pepper and a mouth-watering, elegant and long finish.
    • Italian Wines 16

      • Poggio Civetta Chianti Classico 2015 $35.00 $33.00 $30.00 Sold Out

        Intense and complex flavoures of plum, baking spice, kirsch, and crushed gravel with aniseed edges. Elegant and refined with a mineral lacing.

      • Gran Sasso Organic Montepulciano D'Abruzzo 2018 $25.00 $22.00 Sold Out

        Made for early drinking, this wine is packed with juicy fruit characters – cherry, sour cherry and blackberry with an intense balsamic note lingering at the finish. The palate is full bodied with good, supple tannins.

        RECOMMENDED WITH Meat, cheese and savoury dishes

      • I Muri Primitivo Puglia IGP 2019 $24.00 $22.00 $20.00

        On the palate there are more of the same flavours but with a herbal and spicy edge. This aligned with a typically fresh acidity marks this wine out as a quintessentially Italian Primitivo.

        RECOMMENDED WITH Savoury first courses, red meat and game, mature cheese.

         

      • Gran Sasso Primitivo Puglia I.G.P 2018 $25.00 $23.00 $21.00

        Intense aroma, fruity with notes of prunes and cherry, spicy with rosemary and vanilla scent. Full bodied wine, soft and balanced, soooo easy to drink.”

        Best served with: savoury first courses, red meat and game, mature cheese.

      • Farnese Fantini Montepulciano D'Abruzzo DOC 2018 $22.00 $20.00 $18.00

        This is all about red fruit: vibrant and expressive with elegant, soft tannins.

        A well-balanced, vibrant and expressive red. Very easy drinking and very enjoyable with any food and at any time!

      • Renzo Masi Cornioleta Rufina Chianti 2019 D.O.C.G $23.00 $20.00

        One of the best value Chianti’s we’ve come across. Excellent balance. Medium to full bodied red with intense red and black cherry tones.
        From the award winning and highly respected Paolo Masi.

      • Renzo Masi Fattoria di Basciano Chianti Rufina 2018 D.O.C.G $25.00 $23.00 $22.00 Sold Out

        My favourite Chianti -DP

         

        Wine Spectator 90
        “This is a densely textured red, rich, with vivid acidity and refined tannins propelling its black cherry, blackberry, leather, iron, woodsy and tobacco aromas and flavors. Fine balance, length and character. 

      • Tommasi Rafael Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2018 $45.00 $35.00

        One of Italy’s most storied wine estates, the Tommasi family defines winemaking in the Valpolicella area north of Verona. Their Rafael comes from the historic single vineyard of the same name, perfectly situated on one of Italy's most famous hills, Monte Masua. A blend of 60% Corvina, 25% Rondinella and 15% Molinara, the Rafael sees 15 months of aging in large traditional oak casks. Beautifully balanced and very expressive, this medium-bodied red showcases big red and black fruit flavors with notes of sage, mint and marjoram, carried by velvety tannins and mouthwatering acidity.

         
        James Suckling: 93 Points
        "A beautiful Valpolicella with delicious berry, light sandalwood and chocolate. Flavor throughout. Such balance, intensity and length and a creamy texture. A wine you want to drink. Lovely now." James Suckling, 93 Points
      • Tommasi Valpolicella 2019 D.O.C.G $38.00 $30.00
        This deep ruby red wine features fresh and fruity aromas of cherry and strawberry. Whereas in the mouth, it features a certain fragrant quality and balance, as well as good persistence.
        PAIRING This wine pairs perfectly with pasta or rice dishes and dishes featuring white meats. It is a great wine to accompany the traditional Italian dish of maltagliati pasta with prosciutto and fava beans.
      • Renzo Masi Erta E China IGT 2017 $28.00 $24.00 $22.00

        Ruby red colour. Intense currant, cherry and berry aromas, well integrated with hints of vanilla. Full bodied, with silky tannins and a long, fruity finish.

        ROSSO DI TOSCANA
        Blend of Sangiovese & Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, principally coming from the area of Rufina and surroundings. This wine is aged in French oak barrels, previously used to produce the “crus” of Fattoria di Basciano. Both the smoothness and the excellent tannic structure make this wine enjoyble since its release: anyway, it reaches the complete maturity after a medium-long ageing. The annual production is of about 50.000 bottles.

        GRAPES:
        Sangiovese 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 50%.

         
      • Giordano Primitivo di Mandura D.O.C 2018 $27.00 $25.50 $24.00

        Smooth, full bodied with plenty of dark fruited flavours.

        Food Match:  Great with rich meat dishes or strongly flavoured cheeses.

        Awards:
        97 Points Luca Maroni (Italy)

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      • Giordano Barbera d' Asti Superiore D.O.C.G 2017 $30.00 $27.00 $25.00

        Intense ruby color with intense reddish hues, particularly bright and charged. The floral scents, typical of the grape, are clear and pronounced. The bouquet is completed by vinous suggestions and fruity aromas. On the palate it is structured, soft, calm and harmonious: if when young it can show roughness of character, such as a marked acidity and nervous tannins, the aging in wood softens it, giving the tasting enveloping, pleasant and persistent sensations.
      • Gran Sasso Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC 2019 $22.00 $20.00

        Made for early drinking, this wine is packed with juicy fruit characters – cherry, sour cherry and blackberry with an intense balsamic note lingering at the finish. The palate is full bodied with good, supple tannins. RECOMMENDED WITH Meat, cheese and savoury dishes.

        2019 Concours International De Lyon - Gold Medal

      • “La Luna e i Falò" Barbera d’Asti Superiore DOCG 2018 $40.00 $35.00 $30.00

        Dreamlike Barbera, dedicated to the last work (La Luna e i Falo = Young Moon) of the writer Cesare Pavese. This wine symbolises the connection to the earth and to one's own origins.

        Dark purple. On the nose, complex aromas of dark red, plump, juicy cherries, finest spices, plums and black forest berries. In the mouth polished, dense and with lots of fruit. Present but silky tannins, finely enclosed by the fruit, finesse-rich and persistent with a first-class acid structure. SUPERIORE.DE

        "Plump and suave but not heavy-handed. Really attractive forest fruits with good length and plenty of spice and vigour." DECANTER

        "A juicy, ripe barbera with blackberry and lemon-rind character. Hints of chocolate powder, too. It's full-bodied with light tannins and a fresh finish." JAMES SUCKLING

        Ratings
        Luca Maroni:97 points James Suckling:92 points Decanter:90 points / silver medal
      • “Croere” Barbera d’Alba Superiore DOC 2017 $43.00 $37.00 $33.00

        Ruby red and with a typical aroma of red fruits, in which spicy aromas and light vanilla tones from the oak mingle. The dense fruit, a harmonious acidity and the velvety tannin determine the long taste of this top-class Barbera. SUPERIORE.DE

        "Sour cherry compote, warm baking spices, and dark fruit perfume. A powerful wine with saltiness and balanced acidity with firm tannins." DECANTER

        Ratings
        Luca Maroni:92 points Decanter:92 points / silver medal
      • Terre da Vino Barbera d’Asti DOCG 2019 $29.00 $22.00 $20.00

        The Barbera grapes for this distinctive wine are sourced from vineyards in the heart of the Asti zone.

        This is a full-bodied Barbera, showing great smoothness and balance, the result of a brief period of bottle aging.

    • French Wines 7

      • Château Villefranche Graves 2017 (Grand Vin de Bordeaux) $30.00 $25.00 $23.00 Sold Out

        This is a rich, ripe wine with dark plum, spice and woody notes on the nose. The palate is very concentrated and is defined by its ripe red fruits and smoky intensity.

      • Croix de Marsan Bordeaux 2018 $20.00 $18.00 $17.00 Sold Out: Back Order

        A lovely garnet red in colour. The nose evokes red berries and black fruit, with subtle toasted notes. The attack is supple, with a round mouthfeel and mellow tannins.

        Grape 70 % Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc

        Food match lamb, rib steak, braised veal, chicken, Camembert, strawberries or raspberries tarts, chocolate desserts
      • Gabriel Meffre Saint-Vincent Côtes Du Rhône 2019 $24.00 $22.00 $20.00 Sold Out: Back Order

        Tasting Note: Crimson rose with purple nuances. The nose is seductive with notes of raspberry, cherries and a whiff of herbs and spices. Hints of farm yard and richness over gentle, peppery fruits. Hints of toffee and licorice. Medium body and very smooth. Light tannins. The palate is fresh, elegant and round with a spicy, medium to long finish.
      • Château Vieux Chevrol Lalande de Pomerol 2016 $45.00 $40.00 $38.00 Sold Out: Back Order

        Beautiful ruby. Expressive, intense nose recalling red fruits, mainly cherry and redcurrant. Honest attack on the palate flowing into a firmer mid-palate with freshness and fruit enveloping the whole. A characterful wine.

        Grape 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Francr>
        Food match grilled or in sauce red meats, roast beef, Pot-au-feu, Bordeaux-style lamprey, blue cheeses
      • Domaine Beauvaquière Vacqueyras 2016 $33.00 $27.00 Sold Out: Back Order

        Some of the wines coming out of Vacqueyras at the moment are really rivalling some of the best from the Southern Rhone, A typically round and robust offering from the Southern Rhône's Vacqueyras appellation. Sweet black fruit notes with garrigues and cured meats coming through, decent tannins and a good finish.

      • M.Chapoutier Belleruche Cotes-du-Rhone 2019 $28.50 $23.00

        the Chapoutier Côtes-du-Rhône Belleruche is juicy, powerful and fruity. The intense fruit notes and delicate tannins, make it an ideal pairing for cuisine featuring, young milk-fed lamb.

      • M.Chapoutier Cotes-du-Rhone 2019 $25.00 $20.00

        Blend of Grenache and Syrah grape varieties. Well-structured with firm tannins, hints of spice and delicious fresh fruit.

    • Merlot /Cabernet Franc 6

      • Greyrock Hawke's Bay Te Koru Merlot 2018 $18.00 $15.00 $14.00

        Tasting notes - The Greyock Te Koru Merlot has intense aromas of plum and dark berries with a hint of elegant spice notes.  These characters flow onto the palate that has silky tannins giving the wine a long, soft finish. It is made in an early drinking style, but can be cellared for 6 years.

      • Craggy Range Gimblett Gravesl Te Kahu 2018 $30.00 $25.00 $25.00 Sold Out

        This is a wine of richness and an abundance of black fruit flavours and a long structured finish.

      • Johner Estate Merlot Cabernet Malbec 2019 $26.00 $24.00 $22.00 Sold Out

        Fruity and generously flavoured, displaying fragrant aromas of red/dark plum, game, and dried herbs. The palate is rounded and smooth with nicely pitched supple tannins providing a pleasant dry finish.

      • Trentham River Retreat Merlot 2017 $18.00 $15.00 $14.00 Sold Out

        Taste:  Deep red in colour showing aromas of dark cherry and plum with a touch of black olive; soft and mellow with flavours of plum and mulberry. A touch of oak and soft ripe tannins make this an easy drinking wine with flavour and length.

        Food Match:  Great match with Mediterranean dishes

      • Irvine Spring Hill Merlot 2019 $24.00 $22.00 $21.00

        A blend of both Eden and Barossa valley fruit, we like to source different expressions of Merlot and blend them to give the freshest and truest representation of Merlot.

        Medium to full-bodied. Delicate palate with hints of plum, boysenberry, cherry and mocha.

        Rich and juicy Merlot bursting with distinct characters, vibrant fruit and velvety softness

        A drink now style that will cellar for four to six years

         
      • Sottano Mendoza Classico Merlot 2020 $25.00 $23.00 $20.00

        Taste: An elegant nose with aromas of jam and red fruits like plum and cherry. The oak adds a hint of chocolate.

        Food Match: Great with a summers BBQ or light meat dishes.

    • Other Reds - Malbec-GSM-Tannat- and more 8

      • Bodega Sottano Mendoza Malbec 2020 $24.00 $20.00

         This 100% malbec is sourced from Perdriel, the epicenter of fine wine in Mendoza. Partially aged in French oak for 8 months spent 8 months in bottle prior to release. Its deep red color with bright purple hues is complemented by aromas of ripe red fruits such as plum and raspberry, with delicate chocolate and vanilla provided by the oak. Nice structure and velvety tannins accentuate a long, elegant finish.
      • Padrillos Mendoza Malbec 2018 $24.00 $22.00 $20.00 Sold Out

        The Padrillos Malbec is young and fresh with lively acidity, smooth tannins, and a nice combination of brambly dark and red fruit tastes, plum, and touches of vanilla, leather, and meat. Enjoy it slightly chilled with everything from pizza to burgers to grilled chicken

      • Pirramimma McLaren Vale Tannat 2015 $34.00 $32.00 $29.00
        Winery Tasting Notes
        We planted this famous French variety in the late nineties, the 2015 Tannat is only our fourth release under our premium White Label range. The Tannat’s famed tannins are demonstrated in this black brooding monster. The Wine was matured for two years using seasoned French and American oak. This tightly structured wine displays a bouquet of blackberry, Dutch liquorice, passionfruit and tangerine complemented by hints of lavender and raspberry. The robust palate exhibits black forest fruits, blueberry, tamarillo, blue damson plum, with hints of Kalamata olive and prunes, coupled with cedary cigar box, peppermint and rosemary characters. If consumed early this powerful wine will require lengthy aeration and a rich meat or game dish.
        Medals & Trophies
        Gold

        AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2019

        95/100 Royal Melbourne Wine Show 2018

        AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2020

        Silver

        AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2018
      • Pirramimma McLaren Vale Petit Verdot 2017 $34.00 $29.00

        Winemaker’s Notes The exceptional 2017 vintage provided us outstanding fruit quality, great colour, varietal character, ripe tannins and length of flavour. For this our twenty second Petit Verdot release we selected fruit from the Siberia, Eric’s, OTC, Jones and Katunga vineyards, each block providing its own distinctive profile. The wine has a lifted bouquet of black cherry, violets, pink plum and musk, enhanced by hints of cedary oak. With the concentrated palate exhibiting spicy blackberry, boysenberry, red currant and tangy Morello cherry, complemented by hints of Kalamata olive. The fine grain textured tannins, subtle oak and savoury varietal flavours are beautifully integrated in a long-sustained finish. Geoff Johnston
      • Pirramimma McLaren Vale Ironstone Petit Verdot 2015 $70.00 $40.00 $35.00 Sold Out

        This powerful intense wine displays a bouquet of blackberry, violets, Spanish olive, Dutch liquorice and spicy cedary oak, with hints of lavender and musk. 
        Winemaker's Notes
        For this premium Petit Verdot we hand selected fruit from four different vineyards, soil types, locations and clones. The minuscule yields of concentrated fruit offered from these vines in 2015 provided us the quality and power to release our second Icon Petit Verdot under our Ironstone series.

        We barrel fermented 40% of the juice in new French oak barriques, with 25% matured in 2 and 3 year old French barriques, plus older oak for the other 35%, maturation was 28 months. This powerful intense wine displays a bouquet of blackberry, violets, Spanish olive, Dutch liquorice and spicy cedary oak, with hints of lavender and musk. The palate delivers blueberry, star of anise, Kalamata olive, black cherry and bramble, all enveloped by firm- controlled tannins and savoury oak.

        This big brooding wine will require serious aerating to consume with food in its youth or will reward long term cellaring under the right conditions.

        Geoff Johnston
      • Seifried Nelson Zweigelt 209 $22.00 $20.00
        WINEMAKERS NOTE
        The Zweigelt is a red grape variety originating in Hermann’s homeland of Austria. It is a favourite at Seifried family gatherings. Our Brightwater vineyard has just 11 rows, totalling less than one hectare of Zweigelt vines.
         
        Zweigelt has full round berries and bunches, with rich purple skin and intense fruit flavours. The grapes were de-stemmed and fermented on their skins, and hand plunged twice a day. Following fermentation, the wine was gently pressed from the skins and transferred to a mixture of new and three year old French oak barriques. The wine underwent malolactic fermentation and remained in barrel for 12 months.  The wine was racked from the barrel in May 2020.
        TASTING NOTE
        The 2019 Seifried Zweigelt comes from the outstanding hot, dry growing season we enjoyed in Nelson during 2018 - 2019. The wine has a deep dark red tone with dense dark fruit aromas. The palate has a rich fruit weight with dark plums, Christmas cake and mocha flavours. Tannins are generous and well proportioned with the succulent fruit weight. One to savour!
      • Darling Cellars Gustus Swartland/South Africa Pinotage 2018 $25.00 $20.00 $23.00

        A bouquet of dark plums, currants, dark berries, forest floor and kelp with underlying toasted oak notes. These concentrated flavours follow on the palate
        and combined with a fine tannin structure, give the wine a rich complex finish.

        Food Match:  Chicken, seafood, pork, beef, sushi and tomato based dishes.

        Awards:
        93 points Sam Kim – Wine Orbit
        Silver Medal – Veritas Awards
      • Pirramimma Vineyard Select McLaren Vale GSM 2016 $30.00 $22.00

        Taste: The wine exhibits aromas of blackberries, raspberry and spicy plum and toffee apple, with hints of pomegranate and pepper.  On the palate this rich intense wine displays spicy mulberry, ripe black cherry, Christmas pudding and chocolate notes complemented by a seam of blueberry and star of anise.

        Food Match: Beef, Lamb, Game and Pasta
    • Cabernet Sauvignon 9

      • The Willows Barossa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 $30.00 $28.00 $26.00 Sold Out: Back Order

        Winemakers notes: Tasting Notes Deep crimson red, the wine shows beautifully lifted aromatics of blackcurrant, spiced cherry and mint chocolate. The palate delivers weight and fruit generosity with savoury spice adding further depth and complexity. The wines silky texture and chalky tannin gives the wine an age worthy framework. Generosity of primary fruit gives the wine immediate drinking appeal, while its complexity and depth in structure will reward those with patience.
      • Pirramimma McLaren Vale Stocks Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 $24.00 $22.00 $20.00

        Pirramimma Stock's Hill McLaren Vale Cabernet is deep brick red in colour with lifted fruit on the nose. The palate shows excellent blackcurrant varietal flavour with well integrated American oak. A great wine for the price.

      • Pauletts Polish Hill Clare Valley Cabernet Merlot 2017 $24.00 $22.00 $20.00

        This delicious Cabernet/Merlot sits perfectly on any table. It shows attractive aromas of dark red fruits, being plums and berries. It is velvety smooth and packed with plum and spice flavours.

        Food Match: The famous Italian bolognese sauce matches heavenly with this wine as does a Pepperoni pizza.

      • Chapel Hill The Parson McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 $26.00 $24.00 $23.00 Sold Out

        Tasting Note: The Parson Cabernet Sauvignon is our introduction to explore and enjoy this regal McLaren Vale variety. This wine displays expressive and alluring aromas of liquorice and mulberry. The wonderfully structured and eloquent palate is broodingly complexed by an array of persistent fine grain tannins.
        Sydney Int. Wine Comp 2020 Best Cabernet
        Sydney Wine Show 2018
      • Katnook Founders Block Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 $27.00 $25.00 $23.00 Sold Out

        Tasting Note: Deep crimson red with purple hues. A well-structured palate, expressing sweet berry fruit and light oak flavours. Ripe dark berries, plum and dusty mulberry with a hint of regional mint highlight the lush palate flavours. Fine grained soft tannins add to the lingering attractive fruit.

      • Trentham Coonawarra Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 $32.00 $28.00 $26.00
        Rich, complex red

        The wine shows vibrant red-purple colour with lifted violet and mint aromas. The taste has great length with balanced cassis fruit and dark chocolate.

      • Pirramimma McLaren Vale Ironstone Basket Weave Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 $75.00 $40.00 $35.00 Sold Out

        This full bodied Cabernet shows blackberry, blueberry, mint julep, rosemary and ripe red capsicum on the bouquet.

      • Pirramimma McLaren Vale Vineyard Select Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2016 $40.00 $30.00 $25.00 Sold Out

        Seductively complex and fragrant, the bouquet shows dark fruit intensity with spicy oak, tobacco and game characters. The palate delivers excellent weight and richness, combined with velvety texture and fine tannins, finishing splendidly long and delicious. At its best: 2021 to 2030; Rating: 95 Points; Sam Kim; Wine Orbit

      • Gustus South Africa Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 $29.00 $23.00

        This Premium Cabernet Sauvignon is a great example of a South African Cabernet. Ripe cassis, cherry tobacco and dark chocolate on the nose. A complex palate gives way to a lingering finish and the fine tannin structure gives the wine aging potential of 10 years or more.

  • Mixed Cases 4

    • Mystery Case My Pick be adventurous $300.00

      Some you may have tried some you may not have. If you are not happy with the selection return and I will refund your money in full or choose something else. Trust me you will be getting excellent wines

      just tell what your preferred mix would be ie 6+6 or 8+4 white/red

      if there's something you don't like advise me at the time of ordering
    • Connoisseur's Selection Red + White $350.00

      Smugglers Cove  Wine Club delivers ‘regular tasting dozens’ to hundreds of people throughout New Zealand every year. Your wine is sent out at the beginning of each month, or you can choose the frequency. We only select the VERY BEST wines from the literally hundreds that are submitted to us. We mix them in a ‘dozen style’ and price range of your choice and send stock to you automatically! You can choose from an all-white, all-red or mixed selection at various prices. We will enclose full descriptive notes, with cellaring and food suggestions.

      Just tell me whether you want six + six or 8+ 4 etc

       if there's something you don't like advise me at the time of ordering
    • Intermediate Selection White $264.00

       

      Running short of time but need to fill the wine rack? Unsure of which wines to select from our range of over 1000 wines? Want to try something new or need to send an impressive wine gift? Then buying one of our carefully chosen Mixed Cases might be the answer. Our  selection of pre-selected cases in the form of dozens and half dozens, feature styles from across the globe

      Fantastic 12 bottle and 6 bottle mixed cases, pre-mixed for your convenience and offering great value.

      if there's something you do or don't like advise me at the time of ordering

      Contact me for more details david@smugglerscove.co.nz

       

       
    • Starter Selection White + Red (12 bottles) $200.00

      Smugglers Cove Wine Club delivers ‘regular tasting dozens’ to hundreds of people throughout New Zealand every year. Your wine is sent out at the beginning of each month, or you can choose the frequency. We only select the VERY BEST wines from the literally hundreds that are submitted to us. We mix them in a ‘dozen style’ and price range of your choice and send stock to you automatically! You can choose from an all-white, all-red or mixed selection at various prices. We will enclose full descriptive notes, with cellaring and food suggestions.

      just tell me whether you want 6+6 or 8+4 etc

      if there's something you don't like advise me at the time of ordering

       
  • Sparkling Wines 5

    • Monmousseau Cuvee Brut Etoile NV $24.00 $20.00 $20.00 Sold Out: Back Order

      Monmousseau Brut Etoile has abundant and subtle bubbles, extremely fine and long-lasting. There is also a wonderful balance of slight acidity and fine fruity aromas on the crisp, dry finish. Happiness in a bottle.

    • Charles Pelletier Brut Grande Reserve Blanc de Blancs Methode Traditionnelle N.V - Order Now $30.00 $25.00 $23.00

      A fresh attractive Blanc de Blanc wine from Burgundy displaying zesty lemon and orange blossom aromas with some complexing yeast characters on the nose, the palate is vibrant, fresh with great fruit, a persistent bead and great acidity gives a long finish.

      Ideal wedding bubbly

    • Soligo Extra Dry Prosecco N.V $22.00

      Taste: Fresh, smooth, well-balanced; the flavour is made all the more persistent by this wine’s character which shows in the finish.  The bouquet has notes of yellow pear and golden delicious apple with hints of lavender and ferns.

      Food Match:  Suitable to accompany finger food, picnic food, ie crackers and brie, grapes, olives, marinated Roasted Peppers and chorizo.
    • Serenissima Prosecco Extra Dry DOC NV $25.00 $23.00 $20.00

      Taste : this wine is velvety, fresh, lively, fruity, light and fluid with a fine perlage; it is well-bodied and harmonic, and has very good acidity and alcoholic degree; it is very persistent on the palate and best drunk when young. Gastronomic matches : excellent by itself as an aperitif. Ideal with all fish dishes, salami and cured meats – also goes well with light pasta and rice dishes besides all white meats. A great all rounder.
    • Quartz Reef Otago Methode Traditionelle N.V (Organic) with gift box $40.00 $35.00 $35.00 Sold Out

      Wine makers notes: A sparkling wine exuding elegance and finesse. Pale yellow with a bouquet of green apple and hints of lime and brioche. On the palate, this is flirtatious and moreish. Enhanced by an invigorating cool, creamy acidity. Focused, cool and crisp with beautiful balance and length.

  • Rosé - France- New Zealand 6

    • Kahurangi Estate Nelson Pinot Rose 2021 $23.00 $18.00 $17.00

      Winery Tasting Notes: 

      Kahurangi Estate is named after the stunning Kahurangi National Park on our doorstep. Kahurangi is a Maori word with a number of translations, two being “treasured possession” and “precious jewel”. The Kahurangi Estate Series showcases some of the finest wine the region has to offer.

      Candy apples and cream on the nose, the well balanced palate is rich in strawberry, peach and rhubarb flavours. A refreshing off-dry wine superb for all occasions. SERVING SUGGESTIONS The perfect summer-sipper, serve chilled on it’s own or with your favourite Thai curry.
    • Bieler Père et Fils 2018 Sabine Rosé (Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence) 2018 $28.00 $24.00 $23.00

      Taste: The wine is not heavy or fat on the palate, but rather the palate has tremendous length in addition to the raspberry, cherry, peach, herbal, citrus and mineral core.  

      Food Match:  Fresh salads and dinners of grilled meats and vegetables go well with ros&eacute;.  Rosé is also perfect for tempering down the bold chilli flavors found in popular Mexican, Szechuan, Indian, Thai, and Vietnamese dishes.
    • Caprice Saint Tropez Rosé 2018 $24.00 $23.00 $22.00

      An aromatic and gourmet rosé, well balanced and seducing, with notes of apricot and fresh raspberry.

      Food Match:  Moules marinier, light salads and rice dishes

    • Listel Sable de Camargue Rosé 2019 $20.00 $18.00 $17.00

      France's number 1 selling rosé! This elegant, fresh and juicy drop has aromas of strawberry and lychee, coupled with raspberry. It also comes from the worlds largest organic vineyard. Almost too quaffable.

    • Askerne Hawkes Bay Rosé 2020 $20.00 $17.50

      This Rosé is a blend of Pinot Noir (83%) and Merlot (17%) grapes

      A fresh and vibrant Rosé with ripe strawberry aromas which follow through into the well-rounded, smoothly textured palate. Serve chilled as a lunch or aperitif wine.

    • Finca Fella Cala Rey Rosado (Rosé) 2020 $23.00 $19.00

      100% Tempranillo Bright and clean salmon colour, intense Aromas, very fruity with notes of cherry and raspberry. Medium body, intense, well-balanced, soft and round. 

  • Single Malt Whisky

  • Aperitif 5

    • Henri Bardoun Pastis $68.00

      How do you drink it?

      Henri Bardouin Pastis is drunk as an aperitif, completed with water. Generally, six volumes of cold water are added for one volume of pastis. A pastis for tasting requires a greater dilution than industrial pastis, in order to appreciate its fine aromatic flavors. But, everyone is free to drink it more or less light, as desired as depending on the outside temperature.

      Organoleptic Profile

      Appearance: the color of Henri Bardouin pastis is yellowish brown, shimmering with green highlights due only to the presence of plants, including wormwood. There are no colorants. The product is clear and brilliant.

      Nose: The first anise note then moves aside for plant aromas, then the more exotic spices, such as cardamom, melegueta pepper, Tonka bean, etc....

      Palate: A sharp attack of plants then a more structured evolution due to the presence of the wormwood (Artemisia vulgaris) and more complex due to the presence of spices, to finish by a good aromatic persistence.
      Its complexity and finesse make Henri Bardouin pastis a true pastis for tasting. The balance between the 65 plants and spices that make up Henri Bardouin pastis is perfect. Its intensity is powerful and its aromatic profile is elegant. Henri Bardouin pastis leaves the person who tastes it on a complex, spicy aromatic final note.

      - See more at: http://www.distilleries-provence.com/en/produits/henri-bardouin-pastis-45-alcvol-70-cl#sthash.BpW5cNDN.dpuf
    • Blush Vodka- Small Batch- -Bush Honey & Rhubarb Infused $85.00 $75.00

       Comments from the Blush team:

      Native Bush Honey needed a blank canvas to shine on. We made beautiful vodka and refined the balance to the perfect point. Native bush honey from Potu peninsula, adds an incredible depth of flavour .We like how our good friends treat the bees. They not only focus on caring for the bees but go one step further to ensure their environment is sustainable, not only for them but for other wildlife around them. We are very proud to be apart of this.
    • Amaretto di Pellegrino $40.00 $31.00 $31.00

      Amaretto (Italian for "a little bitter") is a sweet Italian liqueur that originated in Sarono ,Italy . While originally flavoured from bitter almonds, various modern commercial brands are prepared from a base of apricot stones, peach stones, or almonds, all of which are natural sources of the benzaldhyde that provides the principal almond-like flavour of the liqueur.

      When served as a beverage, amaretto can be drunk by itself, used as an ingredient to create several popular mixed drinks, or added to coffee. Amaretto is also commonly used in culinary applications.
    • Toschi Nocello $50.00 $41.00 $41.00

      With a delicate, fragrant flavour, Nocello is a liqueur made from walnuts and hazelnuts with an alcohol content of 24% by volume.
      Ideal served straight, on the rocks or chilled in the freezer. A wonderful addition to espresso coffee and cappuccino, and also as an ingredient in cocktails and long drinks.

    • Pellegrino Lemoncello (500ml) $45.00 $38.00 $38.00

       Pure candied lemon peel aromas follow through to a fruity, yet dry, medium bodied digestif with nice weight and intensity and a long, lemon finish. 

  • Armagnac

  • Port 2

    • Smugglers Cove Reserve Tawny Port $75.00 $40.00

      Aged for 5 years in old French oak barrels  this port is produced and bottled exclusively for Smugglers Cove wines 

      mahogany brown, raisin and treacle on the nose and palate. With a mellow sweet coffee chocolate to finish.

    • Lochiel Estate Mangawhai The Laird Fortified Dessert wine $35.00 $29.00 $29.00

       'The Laird'. This is a fortified Desert Wine made from Malbec grapes.  this is fortified wine made as fortified wine and has been matured in old American oak for 15 months.

      Deep purple crimson in colour, bright and opaque, it's spicy, rich, plummy and just a little spirituous on the nose. The flavour is just gorgeous - it is rich, weighty, bright-fruited and expansive with a slight mintiness, deep purple fruit, subtle oak and smooth, satin-sheet tannins. There's no overt spirit flavour at all although there is alcoholic lift and warmth to the finish, which leaves a warm minty sensation, the aftertaste that reminds me of Cadbury's Old Gold dark chocolate with raspberry chips. The wine has 17% alcohol by volume and 500ml-sized bottle
  • Sherry

  • Dessert Wines 7

    • Vin Alto Vin Santo 2005 $40.00 $25.00 $25.00

      The name Vin Santo translates to 'Holy Wine' as it was traditionally the wine used at Communion. It is a dessert wine made from Pinot Grigio and Chardonnay grapes. The grapes are set out to dry on racks for up to three months and when their juices are reduced to syrup, the must is fermented for some years in barrels. The drying process concentrates the grape sugars and gives the wine its distinctive flavour, complexity and elegance. It is a pale golden wine with a bouquet reminiscent of white flowers and honey. It is full bodied and sweet with the balanced acidity and long-lasting finish characteristic of a superior dessert wine. It has tropical fruit flavours of pineapple, guava and lychee, with a honeyed and nutty finish. Vin Santo is delicious served after the meal with biscotti or paneforte. Italians traditionally dip cantucci almond biscuits into the wine.
    • El Candado Pedro Ximenez Sherry (375ml) $32.00 $24.00 $24.00

      Tasting Note: Intense mahogany colour. Aroma of raisins. On the palate it is rich, velvety and very smooth with a long after taste.

      Gold, NZ Int. Wine Show 2014
      Trophy, NZ Int. Wine Show 2014
      Trophy
      Top Fortified Wine
      Liquorland '09
      Gold Medal Liquorland Top 100 Wine Awards 2008
    • Sileni Estate Hawkes Bay Execeptional Selection Pourriture Noble 2019 -TROPHY WINNER - 2020 Hawke's Bay wine awards. $35.00 $25.00 $25.00

      Only made in exceptional vintages, the grapes for this wine were sourced from two blocks in the Bridge Pa Triangle of Hawke’s Bay. The soil here is silt over river gravels. WINEMAKING NOTES The fruit was hand-picked and crushed into a small tank to sit overnight for flavour extraction, the juice was then transferred to a temperature controlled stainless steel tank for fermentation. A long, slow fermentation allowed the development of intense and concentrated flavours and the retention of a high level of natural sweetness in the finished wine.
    • Coopers Gold 2017 $21.00 $16.00 $16.00

      Winemakers Notes
      In 2017 we again targeted Delwyn and Doug Bell’s Clone 548 Chardonnay to make our Coopers Gold. The fruit was in beautiful condition and picked ripe. We then freeze concentrated a portion of the juice up to almost 30 Brix. Fermentation was in tank and we stopped the ferment when the acid/sugar/alcohol balance seemed correct. This has given us a residual sugar of just over 100g/L. We made a wine in this style in 2004 and this wine surprised and delighted us by aging gracefully for 10 years. We are hopeful that our 2017 version will behave in a similar fashion!

      Cellaring
      As with most dessert wines Coopers Gold will gain further complexity with careful cellaring.

      Food Matches
      Probably best suited to rich, luscious desserts. A dessert, which included stone fruits, vanilla and honey would certainly match the flavours and aromas. Try Crème Brulee!

      Suggested Wine List Description
      Super sweet fruit, rich and mouth filling with a clean finish.

      Independent Reviewer’s Comment

      “Simple but delicious, this Gisborne wine was made from chardonnay grapes, partly freeze-concentrated. Sweet, vibrant and peachy, with low alcohol (9.5%), it is crisp, lively and flavoursome, with instant appeal.” Michael Cooper, March 2019
    • Johner Estate Gladstone Noble Sauvignon Blanc 2017 (375ml) $22.00 $15.00 $15.00

      Grapefruit and apricot on the palate, this Noble Sauvignon Blanc  is made for matching with blue cheese to enjoy anytime. Rich and lush, the natural Botrytis characters come through making this wine very moreish.

    • Maculan Dindarello Moscato Giallo Del Veneto 2018 $34.00 $24.00 $24.00

      In the mouth: sweet on the palaet, balanced and fullbodied, yet simultaneously fresh and lively, with a long and persistent finish

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