H. LANVIN AND FILS Champagne B | 80 This label is consistently excellent. The bouquet is classic champagne, yeasty with subtle citrus, stone fruit and apple notes. The palate is silky smooth with rich texture and beautifully integrated acidity. The wine flows seamlessly to a satisfying finish.
2012 ALPHA DOMUS Cumulus Blanc de Blanc B | 58 This handcrafted Blanc de blancs is elegantly dry in style, displaying a fine bead, aromas of green apple, brioche and hazelnut and a crisp, citrus finish.
SQUAWKING MAGPIE Methode Traditionelle B | 57 Selectively grown Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes have been bottle fermented and aged on lees for 18 months prior to disgorging, creating a beautiful complex wine with citrus and nutty notes.
2012 OSAWA N/V Methode Traditionele B | 49 Crafted using traditional methods with base wine dating back to 2009. Complex toast and citrus fruit notes lead to a creamy, fresh palate, the presence of fine mousse and cleansing acidity delivers an elegantly dry and memorable finish.
HAHA Brut Cuvee G | 8 B | 32 With a blend of 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir grapes, this is not your average bubbly. It’s a gorgeous lemon hued warm golden colour in your glass, with a creamy rich nose with a hint of toast, hazelnut and citrus. On the palate, you will find a creamy peach ripeness combining with complex brioche, nutty notes and lemon, beautifully balanced, finishing clean and dry
OYSTER BAY Sparkling Cuvee Rose B | 38 Fragrant cherry and fresh strawberry aromas, accentuated by a finely bubbled palate with a crisp, refreshing finish.
TE HANA Sparkling Rose B | 29 TE HANA Sauvignon Blanc B | 29 LINDAUER Sauvignon Blanc 750mls B | 27 LINDAUER Brut Cuvee 750mls B | 27 LINDAUER Fraise 750mls B | 29 LINDAUER Special Reserve 750mls B | 30 LINDAUER Summer 750mls B | 30 LINDAUER Special Reserve 200mls B | 12 LINDAUER Sauvignon Blanc 200mls B | 10 LINDAUER Brut 200mls B | 10
2014 MOANA PARK Estate Chardonnay G | 10 B | 45 A vibrantly alive Chardonnay packed with zesty citrus and ripe stone fruit characters with subtle oak use.
2014 MAIMAI Chardonnay G | 9 B | 40 Toasty, nutty Chardonnay with a lot of yeasty lees influence adding texture and some complexity. Citrus and White peach, sizzled butter and a seasoning of toasty oak.
2015 TONY BISH Fat n Sassy Chardonnay G | 10 B | 45 This hand crafted wine has already attracted scores of 93/100, 5 stars and 18/10 by distinguished independent critics. That’s because it’s Fat and Sassy! Beautiful Mendoza Chardonnay was fermented in French Oak barriques and skilfully blended to achieve this rich, textured and layered wine. The natural acidity provides a long lingering finish.
2014 MAIMAI Sauvignon Blanc G | 8 B | 36 Vibrant and expressive, this white exudes fresh notes of grass, jalapeno and cut herb, highlighting the juicy lemon, lime and grapefruit flavours.
2015 HAHA Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc G | 7 B | 29 A burst of concentrated passionfruit and gooseberry flavours leads to superb fruit richness and a long textural mouth feel with a clean limey dry finish
2015 MOANA PARK Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc G | 9 B | 40 Zesty with a long finish, this wine has a great texture. Displaying notes of bell pepper, tropical fruit with great intensity
2015 TE MATA Zara Viognier G|10 B | 48 The beauty of this label is that the wine always displays the classic viognier opulence while remaining elegant. It’s never dull. From their Woodthorpe Terraces vineyard, this vintage is another convincing example of the variety showing perfumed aromas of potpourri, apricot, floral and subtle spice. It is weighty and richly textured with an expansive mouthfeel, finishing long and satisfying.
2014 DECIBEL Single Vineyard Hawke’s Bay Viognier G | 8 B | 36 Golden colour with long legs. Floral aromas, honey-suckle and jasmine on the nose. The palate is juicy and bright on its approach with oily and rich viscosity. Racing acidity and lively fruit extend the palate to a crisp and dry finish
2013 HAWKES RIDGE Semillon G | 8 B | 36 Shows aromas of rich, ripe grapefruit underlain by classical Semillon aromas of freshly cut grass and a hint of lime. The palate offers crisp acidity with rounded grapefruit flavours, and mineral notes. It has good weight and complexity on the palate leading to long and satisfying finish.
2013 CRAB FARM Gewurtztraminer G | 8 B | 32 The Characters are all here in spades, making this the best wine to date from a magic variety. Predominant flavour Turkish Delight.
2015 CLEARVIEW Coastal Gewurztraminer G | 8 B | 38 The quality of the 2015 vintage with its clean fruit and wonderful concentration has resulted in a wine full of Turkish delight and ginger balanced with a semi-sweet tropical finish and excellent acidity.
2015 PETANE STATION Pinot Gris G | 10 B | 45 Flavours of heritage apples and baked pear; a textual wine, with a rounded and well weighted mouth feel and off-dry finish.
2015 HAHA Pinot Gris G | 8 B | 32 Off dry to dry style with a succulent and rounded palate. Luscious pear, quince and mango notes with a rich texture and mouth feel, finishing clean and dry
2015 CRAB FARM Pinot Gris G | 9 B | 36 Spicy bouquet, predominantly cinnamon. The palate has soft acidity with fresh pear and lychee flavours
2014 CRAB FARM Riesling G | 8.5 B | 34 Thick honey and apricot flavours make the backbone of this crisp sweet wine. A perfect wine with silken texture and an impressive lingering finish.
2015 ELEPHANT HILL Le Phant Blanc G | 10 B | 45 A blend of Viognier, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer. This blend of aromatic varieties brings together subtle spicy characters, floral notes and a touch of dry sweetness with beautiful balance and texture.
2014 CLEARVIEW Reserve Chardonnay B | 68 A complex and iconic wine produced from more than 20 year old vines.
2012 VIDAL Legacy Hawkes Bay Chardonnay B | 88 This wine received the International Chardonnay Trophy at the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) in London. The 2012 vintage has produced a finely styled Chardonnay. Citrus, flint, roasted nut aromas combine into a seamless palate with an underlying minerality. Balanced, complex and textured.
2014 CRAGGY RANGE Chardonnay B | 48 The Gimblett Gravels Chardonnay is made using very traditional winemaking techniques involving wild yeasts and the use of French oak barriques. The resulting wine is always finely flavoured and softly textured with a linear elegance that allows the wine to retain its freshness.
2015 STONECROFT Gimblett Gravels Chardonnay B | 46 A well balance Chardonnay. Stone fruit flavours, with cashew nut and butterscotch. Subtle oak treatment.
2014 EASTHORPE Skeetfield Hawkes Bay Chardonnay B | 54 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
2015 COLLABORATION WINES Aurulent Chardonnay B | 52 Straw gold with a green hue. Full creamy, richly textured palate, interwoven by mealy, toasty, citrus notes and quintessential lemon pitch on finish. A beautiful stream of acidity that supports the wine. Complex, rich an delegant
2014 CRAB FARM Reserve Chardonnay B | 38 The character is deep and impressively varietal. It has rich pallet weight filling the mouth with spice, apricot, peach and lashings of sweet vanillin. French oak for added complexities.
2015 CLEARVIEW Coastal Chardonnay B | 36 A fruit driven, easy drinking wine with a touch of oak.
2014 MOANA PARK Estate Chardonnay B | 45 A vibrantly alive Chardonnay packed with zesty citrus and ripe stone fruit characters with subtle oak use.
2014 MAIMAI Chardonnay B | 38 Toasty, nutty Chardonnay with a lot of yeasty lees influence adding texture and some complexity. Citrus and White peach, sizzled butter and a seasoning of toasty oak.
2014 CYPRESS Chardonnay B | 40 Vibrant yellow and scented with soft, elegant notes of apricot, mandarin and spring florals, which lead to a rich, citrus forward palate and tangy, tropical flavours. Lovely balance is achieved via delicate acidity and well-integrated oak to create excellent mouth-feel and length.
2015 TONY BISH Fat n Sassy Chardonnay B | 45 This hand crafted wine has already attracted scores of 93/100, 5 stars and 18/10 by distinguished independent critics. That’s because it’s Fat and Sassy! Beautiful Mendoza Chardonnay was fermented in French Oak barriques and skilfully blended to achieve this rich, textured and layered wine. The natural acidity provides a long lingering finish.
2012 LINDEN ESTATE Chardonnay B | 40 Barrel fermented in French Oak, soft and golden with stone fruits, butter and toast on the nose. Rich and creamy with flavours of honey, lemon and pineapple
2015 MOANA PARK Single Vineyard Reserve Chardonnay B | 65 Made from 1005 Mendoza Clone Chardonnay. A seamless elegant style of chardonnay with complex characters of stone fruit and citrus with mealy and butterscotch notes. The finish lingers deliciously.
2014 ASHRIDGE Vintners Reserve Chardonnay B | 52 Estate-grown in the Bridge Pa Triangle. A mouth filling, rich wine with the power to age, it is youthful, with generous, ripe, stone fruit flavours, good complexity and a finely textured finish.
2014 TRINITY HILL Chardonnay B | 36 Typically fresh aromatics of quality Hawkes Bay Chardonnay are evident including citrus, white flowers and stone fruit. These are complimented on the palate by a creamy richness from aging on lees.
2012 PUKEORA ESTATE Ruahine Range Chardonnay B | 38 A fresh, dry, elegant and complex style of chardonnay Fragrant with mineral notes on the nose offering stone fruit, honeyed richness, a gentle minerality with a lingering finish on the palate. This is a fruit and mineral driven wine with subtle oak and no malolactic characters to mask the primary intensity.
2015 CRAGGY RANGE Martinborough Sauvignon Blanc B | 57 Pale straw colour with green hues. Fresh aromatics of white flowers, jasmine, nectarine and lime. The palate is rich and wonderfully complex with an array of tropical fruits, refreshing acidity and a long chalky finish
2009 ELEPHANT HILL Reserve Sauvignon Blanc B | 70 The 2009 wine displays a combination of citrus blossom, chive, flint and lemon-zest aromas. The palate is enforced with a mineral and flinty edge with flavours of lime and wild herb. The fine acidity balances the slight retained sweetness creating a taut but classical Sauvignon Blanc.
2014 ELEPHANT HILL Reserve Sauvignon Blanc B | 60 Cooled by afternoon sea breezes this shingle vineyard allows us to make wines that display wonderful fruit purity and elegance. Free draining soils add minerality to the wine. The wine has a pure fruit expression, fine acidity with great texture, length and citrus characters
2014 TE MATA ESTATE Cape Crest Sauvignon Blanc B | 60 A brilliant white diamond colour with wonderful notes of ripe lime, white flowers and lemon curd. The palate shows great concentration of guava, toast and smoked figs, with great acid cut and precision.
2014 STONECROFT Sauvignon Blanc B | 37 A very aromatic Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon Blanc with varietal gooseberry and hints of lime and white peach. This is well balanced with a refreshing touch of acidity.
2014 MAIMAI Sauvignon Blanc B | 36 Vibrant and expressive, this white exudes fresh notes of grass, jalapeno and cut herb, highlighting the juicy lemon, lime and grapefruit flavours.
2015 MOANA PARK Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc B | 40 Zesty with a long finish, this wine has a great texture. Displaying notes of bell pepper, tropical fruit with great intensity
2015 HAHA Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc B | 29 A burst of concentrated passionfruit and gooseberry flavours leads to superb fruit richness and a long textural mouth feel with a clean limey dry finish
2014 MILLAR ROAD The Supernatural Sauvignon Blanc B | 42 This is 100% Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon Blanc farmed organically, vinified naturally and estate grown. The 2013 vintage is being heralded and as a “one in 100 year” season. Smokey and spicy notes are characteristic of the site. The 2013 wine has an intense and complex herbaceous nose with jalapeno pepper and lime, the palate shows vibrant acidity, and salinity, and tremendous palate weight and length.
2013 MILLAR ROAD Green Glow Sauvignon Blanc B | 55 100% skin fermented Sauvignon Blanc, farmed organically. Deep gold. Vibrant fresh pine and lemongrass on the nose with more subtle hints of lavender, violet and lanolin. A delightful cleansing astringency on the palate with great intensity, opulence and length.
2016 LINDEN ESTATE Sauvignon Blanc B | 36 White flesh nectarine and citrus zest. Well balanced with sustained weight. Silky texture with a refreshing linger.
2016 CLEARVIEW Te Awanga Sauvignon Blanc B | 44 Grown on Te Awanga shingle. Rounded, complex and elegant in style.
2015 ASTROLABE Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc B | 48 Medium-bodied with currant, gooseberry and citrus flavours, and a dry mineral finish.
2016 SACRED HILL Halo Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough B | 38 Citrus blossom floral notes with ripe tropical aromas, lemongrass and guava nuances. Intense and mouth filling with searing depth of flavour which leads to a long finish.
2015 TE MATA Estate Sauvignon Blanc B | 43 Lifted aromas of gooseberry, passion fruit, pear and lime carry through to a refreshing palate with a fine mineral texture and long, balanced finish.
2015 TE MATA Zara Viognier G | 10 B | 48 The beauty of this label is that the wine always displays the classic viognier opulence while remaining elegant. It’s never dull. From their Woodthorpe Terraces vineyard, this vintage is another convincing example of the variety showing perfumed aromas of potpourri, apricot, floral and subtle spice. It is weighty and richly textured with an expansive mouthfeel, finishing long and satisfying.
2013 ALPHA DOMUS The Wingwalker Viognier B | 46 Barrel fermentation and yeast lees stirring contributes creamy vanilla and toasted brioche characters. Sweet fruit is supported by a creamy texture. Peach, poached pear and mandarin essence integrate with lychee, ginger and sweet yeasty notes. This is a well balanced wine with fresh acidity and a lingering sweet fruit finish.
2014 MOANA PARK Viognier B | 46 Pale straw in colour, the aromatics of this vibrant wine include fruit notes displaying layers of perfumed jasmine and honeysuckle, white peach and ginger. The palate is soft, medium bodied with elegant fruit and a long smooth finish.
2014 PETANE ESTATE Viognier B | 44 Concentrated exotic apricot kernel, jasmine, honeysuckle and spice notes. Combine that with a burst of tangy, tropical fruit, snappy acidity, rich stone fruit characters and a tongue-fuzzing finish.
2015 ELEMENT WINES Gimblett Gravels Viognier B | 48 A single Estate wine fermented in seasoned French Oak Barrels. A rich, full bodied with delicate floral notes, apricots, citrus, crisp pear and subtle ginger undertones. An elegant wine with a smooth lingering finish.
2014 DECIBEL Single Vineyard Hawke’s Bay Viognier B | 36 Golden colour with long legs. Floral aromas, honey-suckle and jasmine on the nose. The palate is juicy and bright on its approach with oily and rich viscosity. Racing acidity and lively fruit extend the palate to a crisp and dry finsh
2015 ESK VALLEY Verdelho B | 44 This Verdelho is a blend of two Hawkes Bay vineyard sites. Esk Valley has been the New Zealand pioneer of this variety producing a dry style Verdelho. This is a full bodied wine with a fresh acidity. Aromas and flavours of peach, musk and mandarin predominate with a grapefruit like acidity providing length.
2009 FARMGATE Chenin Blanc B | 45 Ripe pear and Golden Delicious apple aromas with a twist of lime and almond. Juicy apples on the palate with hints of minerally river stone. Acid zing balances the palate richness
2015 LIME ROCK Grüner Veltliner B | 36 Beautiful autumn weather has given us this full bodied but near-dry Grüner Veltliner, grown on similar terroir to that of its mother country Austria. Lemon, honey and spicy aromas lead into the full, mellow, well-balanced palate that also has savoury tones. The delicate flavours persist.
2009 Trinity Hill Arneis B | 34 Gimblet Gravels Estate grown grapes. Delicate aromas of pear, almond and mineral are evident. The palate shows a richness and roundness, ballanced with good acidity and minerally flavours. It is not overtly fruity and as such is a great food wine
2014 DECIBEL Amplified White Wine B | 42 90% Bridge Pa Chardonnay 10% Dartmore Viognier. Yellow and straw coloured with aromas of citrus blossom, white peach, chalky notes, and freshly baked bread. Honeysuckle and floral notes give way to textured mouthfeel with plush acidity. The palate is complex with butter cream, vibrant nectarine and beeswax. A lingering, textured finish with oiliness and minerality
2013 HAWKES RIDGE Semillon B | 36 Shows aromas of rich, ripe grapefruit underlain by classical Semillon aromas of freshly cut grass and a hint of lime. The palate offers crisp acidity with rounded grapefruit flavours, and mineral notes. It has good weight and complexity on the palate leading to long and satisfying finish.
AROMATIC WINES 2014 STONECROFT Old Vine Gewurztraminer B | 82 Rich bouquet with lychee, honey and floral notes. An opulent wine with an unctuous texture and luscious mouth feel. Flavours of honey, guava, lime and lychee. A long, smooth finish. Fruit from our oldest vines are used for this wine.
2013 CRAB FARM Gewurztraminer B | 32 The Characters are all here in spades, making this the best wine to date from a magic variety. Predominant flavour Turkish Delight.
2013 MAIMAI Gewurztraminer B | 35 The palate is developed and complex with primary flavours of white stone fruit and roses then a hint of cinnamon. The finish is balanced and long
2015 CLEARVIEW Te Awanga Gewurztraminer B | 38 The quality of the 2015 vintage with its clean fruit and wonderful concentration has resulted in a wine full of Turkish delight and ginger balanced with a semi-sweet tropical finish and excellent acidity.
2015 PETANE STATION Gewurztraminer B | 44 This is a rich and impressive Gewürztraminer, full-bodied with thick oily textures and complex, concentrated flavours. Aromas of rose petals, honey suckle and gingerbread are followed by spiced pears and mango notes on the palate.
2016 MOANA PARK Pinot Gris B | 42 An elegant style of Hawke's Bay Pinot Gris, lifted and vibrant displaying an intense perfumed aroma, with hints of honey suckle, peach and orange peel finishing with an underlying floral character. The palate has a rich mouthfeel with a sumptuous youthful appeal, with the natural acidity giving balance to the ripe fruit intensity.
2015 PETANE STATION Pinot Gris B | 45 Flavours of heritage apples and baked pear; a textual wine, with a rounded and well weighted mouth feel and off-dry finish.
2015 HAHA Pinot Gris B | 32 Off dry to dry style with a succulent and rounded palate. Luscious pear, quince and mango notes with a rich texture and mouth feel, finishing clean and dry
2013 MILLAR ROAD Spook Light Pinot Gris B | 52 100% skin fermented Pinot Gris. Rose gold. Alpine strawberries, cherries and plums on the nose, with a lovely background of exotic spices. A delightful cleansing astringency on the palate with great intensity, opulence and length.
2016 CRAB FARM Pinot Gris B | 36 Spicy bouquet, predominantly cinnamon. The palate has soft acidity with fresh pear and lychee flavours.
2015 CRAB FARM Traminer Gris B | 34 The 2015 Traminer Gris is a blend of Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris. This wine has a Turkish delight flavour with a sweet finish.
2015 GLADSTONE VINEYARD 12,000 mile Pinot Gris B | 39 A lovely bouquet of white peach, pear, apricot and almond opens up to a musky floral and spice nose. The palate is rich and rounded with a soft mealy character. The juicy stone fruit characters give the palate a real fleshiness that finishes on a subtle spicy note with a lingering finish2014 ESK VALLEY Marlborough Riesling B | 38 This dry style of Riesling is versatile and suited to a wide variety of foods. It has classic Marlborough Riesling characters of citrus, peach and honey and a long fresh finish
2015 THE DOCTORS Riesling B | 42 Wow! It’s like biting into a deliciously crisp Granny Smith apple, licking lime sherbet and eating your first of the season Central Otago apricot, all at one time! The 2014 Doctors’ Riesling is simply stunning, oh so easy to drink and with the perfect balance of fruit sweetness and fresh acidity at a modest 9% alcohol
2015 CRAB FARM Riesling B | 36 Thick honey and apricot flavours make the backbone of this crisp sweet wine. A perfect wine with silken texture and an impressive lingering finish.
2015 ABBEY CELLARS Medium – Dry Riesling Bright white-gold colour with lifted, lime-infused & wild flower floral aromas that lead to a delicately crafted, classic medium-dry style that's beautifully balanced and offers a delicious, clean-cut, minerally finish
2013 WEINGUT HUFF Niersteiner Riesling – Trocken B | 48 This wine represents the "modern" style of today's German Riesling. The wine's nose shows bright aromas of juicy peach, pear and lime with a sprinkling of dried herbs. On the palate one finds grapefruit, tangerine, lime and white pepper...well-proportioned with a long mineral texture finishing with citrus tones. For those who still think Rieslings are "too sweet," think again and try a Riesling such as this "off-dry" style.
2015 ELEPHANT HILL Le Phant Blanc B | 45 A blend of Viognier, Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer. This blend of aromatic varieties brings together subtle spicy characters, floral notes and a touch of dry sweetness with beautiful balance and texture.
2011 THE DOCTORS Noble Chenin Blanc 375mls B | 32 Ripe golden delicious apple, sugared figs and butterscotch aromas; honeyed crème brulee to taste, with a refreshing crisp finish.
2009 CRAB FARM Botrytis Selection B | 32 Riesling inspired dessert wine makes a sweet and refreshing end to a meal.
2011 HAWKES RIDGE Noble Viognier 375mls B | 45 This is an intensely sweet wine. Look for aromas of apricot marmalade, raisins, butterscotch and vanilla with a hint of the classic fusel character expected from great Botrytrised wines. This wine is delicious and will have the cellaring potential of the great Sauternes.
2011 PUKEORA ESTATE Ruahine Range Noble Selection 375mls B | 28 The wine is golden coloured showing rich honeysuckle, sultana and peachy nose leading to mouth filling honeyed peach and sultana flavours with balanced acidity, a distinctive oily texture and a long finish
20 YEAR OLD MOANA PARK Tawny Port G | 25 Moana Park 20 year Tawny, a traditional style of Tawny port, made from Touriga Nacional grapes. This wine is the final blend of our Solera system, with the youngest component now being 20 years old. The wine displays fruit cake, sweet vanilla, toffee and mocha spice. Rich and aromatically nutty, a classic match for crisp apples, BBQ charred Hawke's Bay fruit and hard cheese where the rich sweetness and classic Coffee roasting house aromatics sporting as smashed Cashew Nuts in a beam of sunshine are an intriguing and beguiling diversion to ones day.
TRINTY HILL TOURIGA Gimblett Gravels by John Hancock G | 12 Multi-vintage blend from 2004 to 2012. This Port style wine is made from traditional Portuguese varieties Touriga, Nacional and Francesa. The resulting Port style wine is crammed full of plum, chocolate and brambly fruit character. The texture is rich and smooth, not cloyingly sweet and with tannins balancing the sweetness
TAYLORS Fine White Port G | 8
DOWS Fine Ruby Port G | 8
GRAHAMS Fine Tawny Port G | 8
2014 MAIMAI Syrah G | 10 B | 45 The 2013 Maimai is a great example of classic Hawke’s Bay Syrah. Brimming with juicy forest berry fruits, toasted spices and that unmistakable black pepper crusted steak.
2014 CYPRESS Syrah G | 10 B | 44 Classic varietal aromas of violet and plum marry with meaty, peppery notes which are followed by a plump and satisfyingly dry mouth-feel rounded out with solid tannin and chewy persistence of flavor.
2014 ELEPHANT HILL Pinot Noir G | 10 B | 47 Elephant Hill’s Central Otago Pinot Noir exhibits black cherry flavours with subtle strawberry undertones. Notes of bay leaf and spice are also evident
2014 TRINITY HILL Pinot Noir G | 9 B | 40 Hawkes Bay Pinot Noir. Primary aromas of fresh raspberry, strawberry, plum and cherry are evident. The wine shows soft, velvety tannins.
2013 LINDEN ESTATE Merlot G | 8 B | 37 All the grapes for this wine were estate grown at Linden’s Eskdale vineyards. Low crop levels and attention to detail allowed maximum ripeness and to accumulate fruit flavour. An extended period in French Oak barrels has allowed the wine to develop its well-integrated and complex structure. The nose is black doris plum and spice whilst the palate is dominated by ripe fruit flavours and rich, subtle tannins.
2015 HAHA Merlot G | 8 B | 34 Ripe plum and wild berries combine with spice and vanilla oak on the palate following into smooth round tannins and a long dry finish
2013 MAIMAI CREEK Merlot Cabernet Franc G | 10 B | 45 Silky smooth texture with vibrant flavours of red currants and plums. Secondary notes of cedar, chocolate and cigar box give the complexity and a full mouth feel
2013 TIRONUI ESTATE Malbec Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon G | 10 B | 45 From a sensational Hawke’s Bay vintage, incredibly aromatic with cinnamon, mace, cheery and berry. Rich, succulent yet earthy flavours which make a real impression. Very ripe and ultimately drinkable, with mocha notes, plump tannins and excellent length of flavour
2013 POVERTY BAY Merlot Cabernet G | 10 B | 45 Fleshy, ripe Gisborne red from vines planted in 1985 at Bridge Estate, barrel-matured for 18 months. Fresh and vibrantly fruity, with ripe, blackcurrant and plum flavours, an earthy streak, a gentle oak influence and excellent depth.
2011 WILLIAM MUDOCH Merlot Malbec G | 10 B | 45 One of the few certified organic vineyards in Hawke’s Bay. Bright berry and spice flavours with a seasoning of oak. Lively, elegant red with tangy acidity and fine, drying tannins.
2010 KARAKA POINT Pinotage G | 9 B | 45 Hawke’s Bay grapes. Rich fruit bouquet with chocolate on the nose and palate, soft tannins. Very easy drinking red on its own or with red meats
2011 CRAGGY RANGE Le Sol B | 160 “Le Sol”(the soil) is made only in the best years from supremely ripe Syrah grapes growing in the heart of Hawkes Bay. The vineyard is hand harvested in several passes late in the growing season and only the best and ripest bunches are selected for this rare prestige cuvee. Rich evocative yet still refined.
2011 CRAGGY RANGE Aloha B | 145 Aroha is a wine crafted from two unique parcels of Pinot Noir, including one of the legendary Abel clone, to produce a true Burgundian style. Aroha delivers an intriguing aromatic mix of wooden spices, dried herbs, dark red roses and dark cherries. Complex red and black fruits unfold on the palate with a dusting of lovely fine oak tannin and then fruit and stem tannin provides the structural backbone.
2013 ELEPHANT HILL Hieronymus B | 140 The 2013 vintage has been hailed as one of Hawke’s Bay’s truly exceptional vintages giving the quality of grapes good enough to make this Icon wine. This Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot Malbec is rich, ripe and unctuous, a balanced wine with under lying power and length. It is layered and complex and shows characters of plums, black current and mocha.
2013 TE MATA ESTATE Coleraine B | 140 From the depths of its saturated inky appearance, Coleraine ’13 is a commanding statement of the vintage. Its powerful attack of beautifully opened ripened blackberries and black plums integrates with an accompanying surge of immediate tannin which quickly becomes the focus as the wine flows across the palate
2011 CRAGGY RANGE Sophia B | 120 Sophia is made from the best parcels of hand selected Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot grapes growing in the heart of the Gimblett Gravels. It is rich yet refined, very long flavoured and beautifully crafted.
2011 WILLIAM MURDOCH The Guardsman B|110 Dedicated to ‘The Guardsman’ William Murdoch, this Cabernet Sauvignon based wine embodies the strength and refinement of the variety. Deep, dark fruit and violets combine to give this wine an intense, lifted nose. A rich, concentrated palate, with red fruit, cinnamon and nutmeg flavours. Finely structured with depth and power, this is a very serious wine and the head of the William Murdoch clan.
2013 CROSSROADS Talisman B | 85 The secret blend of varieties creates rare complexity and harmony in this Talisman wine. This seamless interplay of different varietal flavours brings the palate to life, while supple, focused tannins frame the long finish.
2013 CLEARVIEW Enigma B | 85 From the exceptional 2013 vintage comes this seductive and sensuous red wine. A blend of three grape varieties, the flavours of plum, sweet spicy cassis, mint and earthy violets combine with long fine-grained tannins and sweet oak
2013 TRINITY HILL The Gimblett B | 68 The Gimblett is traditionally made from a blend of grape varieties. Cabernet, Merlot and Petit Verdot. The result is a wine with beautiful aromatics that include ripe blackberry, fresh blackcurrant and dried herbs
2013 ASHRIDGE Reserve Blend B | 52 A product of the stunning 2013 vintage, all smouldering fruit. Toasty oak and mocha.
2014 LINDEN ESTATE Dam Block B | 48 Linden Estate’s flagship blend named after the Dam at the base of their north face sloping vineyard in the Esk Valley. Barrel selected Merlot, Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc blended, displaying notes of black doris plum, blueberry with light spice, ripe fruit flavours of plum and liquorice. Soft rich tannins.
2009 BRIDGE PA Louis Syrah B | 72 The flagship Louise Syrah is created from handpicked fruit grown with the Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District. The excellent 2009 vintage produced this intense and supple Syrah featuring fragrant violet and black fruit aromas followed by liquorice, cracked pepper, cassis and fine oak tannin on the palate
2014TE MATA Bullnose Syrah B | 72 World class Syrah. Savoury, aromatic and elegant. A blue chip classic. As always this is complex, floral wine with incredible depth and interest on the palate.
2013 ELEPHANT HILL Reserve Syrah B| 75 Every wine by Elephant Hill is made with fruit hand- picked from sustainably run Vineyards. Displaying typical Syrah characteristics of blackberry and spice the wine also has pronounced pepper characters due to the cool vintage.
2013 MOANA PARK Single Vineyard Reserve Syrah B | 80 A deep purple colour with a purple hue. A soft full bodied wine with elegant fruit, gentle tannins and a smooth finish.
2013 LINDEN ESTATE Reserve Syrah B | 62 Dark red with violet hues. Complex structured palate, medium bodied supple texture with fruit concentration. Black and cherry supported with soft velvet tannins
2014 MAIMAI Syrah B | 45 The 2013 Maimai is a great example of classic Hawke’s Bay Syrah. Brimming with juicy forest berry fruits, toasted spices and that unmistakable black pepper crusted steak.
ABBEY CELLARS 2013 Eden Syrah B | 45 Attractive dried herb and violet aromas epitomise this cool-climate Syrah. Gracefully textured with silky tannins and layered oak spiciness, this wine offers delicious dark fruit volume and excellent acid balance.
2015 ASHRIDGE Estate Syrah B | 40 Estate grown in the Bridge Pa Triangle, is this fast – emerging producers top selling wine. Full coloured, it has strong, youthful plum/spice flavours, a hint of dark chocolate, and a very harmonious, well-rounded finish.
2014 MOANA PARK Estate Syrah B | 42 100% Hawke’s Bay Gimblett Road Syrah. Lovely notes of blackberry, black doris plum, game and tar.
2014 CYPRESS Syrah B | 45 Classic varietal aromas of violet and plum marry with meaty, peppery notes which are followed by a plump and satisfyingly dry mouth-feel rounded out with solid tannin and chewy persistence of flavor.
2010 WILLIAM MURDOCH Syrah B | 52 Complex aromatics of smoky, ripe red fruits, layered with florals and spice. A fine, elegant structure with sweet fruit flavours and refreshing acidity.
2014 WILLAIM MURDOCH Stationhouse Syrah B | 45 Moderately weighty wine with plum, cherry, spice/pepper and liquorice flavours. A rich, silken and almost chewy texture. A well-made wine from a very favourable vintage in the Gimblett Gravels.
2015 PETANE ESTATE Syrah B | 45 This is a beautifully integrated wine with good length and firm tannins. Violets, liquorice and spice on the nose give way to black cherries and mocha on the palate.
2014HAWKES RIDGE SyrahB | 45 This is Hawkes Ridge's first Syrah. It was hand tended and picked, gently fermented then aged in predominantly French barrels for 16 months. The resulting wine shows classic Syrah characteristics of dark berry fruits with coffee, chocolate and subtle spice.
2014 MOANA PARK Single Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir B | 80 This wine contains 100% Martinborough Pinot Noir from a single vineyard. Lovely notes of blackberry, black doris plum, game and spice.
2011 ALAN ESTATE (MARTINBOROUGH) Pinot Noir B | 75 Made in only the best years our 2011 Limited Release Pinot Noir is bright red in colour with strong aromatics of red fruit, spice and complex savoury notes. The palate is complex and structured with great diversity of layers and characters.
2009 HILOK Premier Central Otago Pinot Noir B | 70 This award winning Pinot Noir has been expertly crafted from 6 clonal varieties of single vineyard Pinot Noir grapes. Matured in French Oak barrels for 9 months, this wine exhibits classic Pinot Noir spicy oak, dark cherry and Black Doris plum aromas. Smooth on the palate with a lingering fruit finish. Winemaker:
2013 LIME ROCK White Knuckle Hill Pinot Noir B | 78 Only in very special years is this Central Hawkes Bay wine made. A darker savoury mineral edge, extremely compact, powerful, brooding, showing real panache, fennel seeds, orange rind, underlying mineral streak, feral, no edges, truly ripe and immaculate tannins, delicious blend of sophistication.
2014 MT DIFFICULTY Pinot Noir B | 72 A very warm vintage has produced a Pinot Noir displaying perfumed ripeness with piercing clarity; dark fruits of the forest dominate the aroma and these are underpinned by lifted floral and spice notes. The wine has an aromatic front palate, which displays these same characters in abundance. The mid palate is elegant and precise, and the wine flows beautifully into a textural finish, framing fine-grained tannin, fruit and acidity.
2013 CLEARVIEW Des Trios Pinot Noir B | 69 Cherry, mocha and red berries dominate the front palate, underpinned with a brambly, earthy solidity of ripe tannins and cedary oak.
2014 DELEGAT Awatere Valley Pinot NoirB | 57 Richly scented black cherry, with delicately spiced flavours, lingering persistently with a silken texture.
2014 ELEPHANT HILL Pinot Noir B | 47 Elephant Hill’s Central Otago Pinot Noir exhibits black cherry flavours with subtle strawberry undertones. Notes of bay leaf and spice are also evident
2014 HAWKES RIDGE Pinot Noir B | 40 The grapes are handpicked then gently crushed and de-stemmed. Three different yeasts were used for fermentation to achieve gentle extraction of flavour and tannins. Look for dark cherries and vanilla as well as classic Pinot Noir earthiness and layers of well integrated oak.
2014 CRAB FARM Pinot Noir B | 42 The Pinot Noir has a lifted nose of sweet red strawberries and raspberry notes and a hint of caraway spice combined with beautifully integrated French and American oak. The grapes are sourced from our Shingle Pit Vineyard located in the Esk Valley.
2014 GLADSTONE VINEYARD 12,000 Mile Pinot Noir B | 45 Gold medal Air Nz Awards 2014. With dark berry and plum and spice characteristics, this is a rich but soft wine, with hints of chocolate on the nose. A pinot to enjoy anytime
2015 TRINITY HILL Pinot Noir B | 42 Hawkes Bay Pinot Noir. Primary aromas of fresh raspberry, strawberry, plum and cherry are evident. The wine shows soft, velvety tannins.
2014 ALAN ESTATE (MARTINBOROUGH) Estate Pinot Noir B | 45 This is immediately appealing on the nose displaying dark plum, blueberry, cedar and vanilla aromas with a touch of truffle complexity. The palate offers excellent fruit intensity and weight, as well as plush texture and loads of polished tannins. Wonderfully expressive and refined at the same time. Fabulous.
2016 TE MATA ESTATE Gamay Noir B | 46 Estate Vineyards Gamay Noir ’12 is a fabulous bright crimson, with aromas and flavours of fresh roses, black cherries, raspberries, cinnamon and marzipan. The palate is full-flavoured, very ripe and supple, with refreshing, fine tannins and a soft, dry finish.
2013 LINDEN ESTATE Merlot B | 37 All the grapes for this wine were estate grown at Linden’s Eskdale vineyards. Low crop levels and attention to detail allowed maximum ripeness and to accumulate fruit flavour. An extended period in French Oak barrels has allowed the wine to develop its well-integrated and complex structure. The nose is black doris plum and spice whilst the palate is dominated by ripe fruit flavours and rich, subtle tannins.
2010 LIME ROCK Merlot B| 35 A special wine from 2010, this has very attractive dark fruit, juiciness, layers of blackcurrant, blackberry and chocolate, along with smoky tones and ripe tannins. There is complexity and length
2015 ASHRIDGE Estate Merlot B | 35 Grown in the Bridge Pa Triangle and matured in seasoned French Oak Casks, it has a fragrant bouquet, with ripe fruit aromas. It is mouth filling, with strong red berry and plum flavours, hint of spices and fruit cake, and a seductively smooth finish.
2012 MAIMAI CREEK Merlot B | 38 A well fruited, medium-bodied Merlot-Malbec displaying red/dark plum, spice and a hint of dried herb characters on the nose. It’s juicy and refreshing on the palate showing well balanced acidity and firm, drying tannins.
2015 HAHA MerlotB | 34 Ripe plum and wild berries combine with spice and vanilla oak on the palate following into smooth round tannins and a long dry finish
2011 TE AWANGA Merlot B | 46 Rich and crimson in colour, aromas of cassis, currant and spice.
2013 CRAB FARM Shingle Pit Merlot B | 35 Rich, heady aromas of plum, tobacco and spice. The palate is redolent of sweet plums, spice and raspberries with fine grained tannins adding texture and weight to the long finish.
2013 MAIMAI CREEK Merlot Cabernet Franc B | 45 Silky smooth texture with vibrant flavours of red currants and plums. Secondary notes of cedar, chocolate and cigar box give the complexity and a full mouth feel
2014 BLACK BARN Merlot Cabernet Franc B | 52 Aromas of cedar, vanillin oak lift and dark plum with a subtle savoury mineral complexity. The subtle tannins in the mid palate of this blend of Bordeaux varieties fill the mid palate with a balanced texture and density giving length and structure.
2013 MOANA PARK Single Vineyard Reserve Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon B | 80 100% Hawke’s Bay Gimblett Road. Aged 18 months in French oak barriques. This wine has lovely notes of blackberry, black doris and lifted cedar
2013CLEARVIEW Two Pinnacles Merlot Cabernet Franc B | 42 This wine is deeply coloured and has masses of red and black fruits with liquorice, plum and mocha notes complementing the toasty oak flavours. A full bodied red that will go well with good hearty winter fare.
2013 POVERTY BAY Merlot Cabernet B | 45 Fleshy, ripe Gisborne red from vines planted in 1985 at Bridge Estate, barrel-matured for 18 months. Fresh and vibrantly fruity, with ripe, blackcurrant and plum flavours, an earthy streak, a gentle oak influence and excellent depth
2011 WILLIAM MUDOCH Merlot Malbec B | 45 One of the few certified organic vineyards in Hawke’s Bay. Bright berry and spice flavours with a seasoning of oak. Lively, elegant red with tangy acidity and fine, drying tannins.
2014 MOANA PARK Estate Merlot Malbec B | 42 Intense inky Carmine colour with purple hints. This wine has notes of blackberry, black doris plum, game and lifted cedar.
2014 DECIBEL Hawke’s Bay Malbec B | 42 Malbec from the Gimblett Gravels. It is a brooding wine with casting a dark veil and gamey aromas. Blackish fruit dominate the palate with typical Malbec acidity and surprising freshness that remains buoyant. The tannins are ripe and drying with clean oak and a dusty, rustic finish
2014 ASH RIDGE Premium Estate Malbec B | 45 Deep dark and dense. Violets present on the nose with underlying blackcurrant and blackberry. Rich and full with juicy plum flavours. Some savoury, earthy elements show upon decanting. Finished by gentle tannin
2014 CLEARVIEW Cape Kidnappers Merlot B | 40 A smooth fruit driven, medium bodied red. Flavours of plums, black, spice and violets combine with firm tannins and toasty oak.
2013 TIRONUI ESTATE Malbec Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon B | 45 From a sensational Hawke’s Bay vintage, incredibly aromatic with cinnamon, mace, cheery and berry. Rich, succulent yet earthy flavours which make a real impression. Very ripe and ultimately drinkable, with mocha notes, plump tannins and excellent length of flavour.
2013 ABBEY CELLARS Testament Cabernet Merlot B | 65 This wine is aromatically lifted with plum, rosehip, mace and dark chocolate while fleshy and fruit-driven in the mouth. The tannins are smooth, textural and inviting and lead to solid persistence of flavour.
2010 PUKEORA ESTATE Ruahine Range The Benches Red B | 45 A full bodied, powerful yet smooth blend of Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Syrah. It has ripe blackcurrant and plum aromas, followed by harmonious rich fruit flavours and savoury, spice undertones on the palate.
2013 STONECROFT Ruhanui B | 49 Gimblett Gravels Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon. A vibrant nose with blackcurrant, blackberry, casis, cinnamon and black olive plus a touch of cigar box. On the palate, dense black fruit flavours, particularly blackcurrant and blackberry. Fine grained tannins and a very long finish.
2009 BRIDGE ESTATE Bridge Estate Matawhero Cabernet Merlot B | 55 Glorious garnet in colour, this wonderful Bordeaux blend shows complex aromas of violets, sweet black currants, dark cherries and rich chocolate. The palate is bright with currant flavours of ripe Cabernet sauvignon, dark berry flavours of Cabernet franc, while the Malbec and Merlot add fullness and flavours of black plum. Coffee and vanilla spice from French and American barriques add complexity and interest to the finish which lingers well after the last sip has gone.
2014 DE LA TERRE Tannat B | 60 The colour is simply outstanding – huge red/purple intensity and hue. The aromatic and flavour profile is unique to Tannat – spicy and vibrant raspberry and boysenberry fruit with a hints of savoury smokiness on the nose.
2014 STONECROFT Zinfandel B | 55 Gimlett Gravels Hawke’s Bay. Red fruit flavours, with cherry and raspberry and a touch of sweet spice. Medium bodied with a smooth finish. Aged for 18 months in seasoned American oak.
2014 DE LA TERRE Montepulciano B | 65 A rich deep purple-black colour Vibrant berry fruit in the attack followed by a mid-palate of rich berry fruit underpinned with a serious level of ripe, fine tannin. A slight seam of acidity runs across the top of the tannins.
2013 DE LA TERRE Barbera B | 65 A vibrant garnet hue, almost Pinot Noir-like in intensity. Savoury fruit notes of cranberry and strawberry alongside nuances of slight smokiness and liquorice/anise. The wine has a very subtle oakiness appropriate to the fruit weight. On the palate a real generosity of flavour here, gentle in the attack building to mouth-filling volume supported by elegant, fine-grained tannins.
2013 HAWKES RIDGE Tempranillo B | 49 A Luscious purply red wine with aromas of dark cherries, vanilla, chocolate and coffee beans with underlying rich savoury characteristics. On the palate it is full bodied and lingering with dark cherries, tobacco, leather, chocolate with a peppery finish.
2010 KARAKA POINT Pinotage B | 45 Hawke’s Bay grapes. Rich fruit bouquet with chocolate on the nose and palate, Soft tannins. Very easy drinking red on its own or with red meats
2011 OSAWA Flying Sheep Sangiovese B | 42 Deeply coloured with dark purple hues. The wines aroma is full, vibrant and complex with black cherry and violet on display. The palate is vibrant and concentrated with blackcurrant and ripe plum flavours, all integrated with black pepper and very ripe and soft tannins
2015 HAWKES RIDGE Wild Rose G | 8 B | 32 This is a lovely bright pink colour, with aromas of fresh picked strawberries, cream and watermelon. On the palate there is a pleasing combination of watermelon, summer fruit and a touch of caramel. It is crisp and refreshing with a lasting fruit sweetness.
2016 LINDEN ESTATE Rose (Pinot Noir) G | 8 B | 32 Subtle tay and strawberry flavours, lively and refreshing. Dry style.
2016 PETANE ESTATE Rose (Gewurztraminer) G | 9 B | 42 This delightful spicy rosé is made from gewürztraminer that has undergone extended skin contact to extract more colour and flavour and finished with a splash of syrah. With hand picked grapes from Petane Station’s Bellbird block, gentle basket pressing has teased out a big hit of orange peel on the nose, ginger spice and jasmine in the background and strawberries and cream on the palate
2016 CRAB FARM Mawhero Rose B | 32 This Hawke’s Bay Rose has a distinct bouquet of plum and a black peach flavour. The wine finishes with a soft dry finesses.
2015 HAWKES RIDGE Wild Rose B | 32 This is a lovely bright pink colour, with aromas of fresh picked strawberries, cream and watermelon. On the palate there is a pleasing combination of watermelon, summerfruit and a touch of caramel. It is crisp and refreshing with a lasting fruit sweetness.
2016 HAWKES RIDGE C’est Beau Rose B | 32 C'est Beau Rose is made from late harvested Tempranillo, Semillion and Viognier from the Hawkes Ridge Vineyards. Summer fruits, Cherries, Strawberry’s and Apricots dominate the nose and palate. A refreshing spritz is evident from start to finish which accents these flavours and gives a clean fresh finish.
2016 LINDEN ESTATE Rose (Pinot Noir) B | 32 Subtle tay and strawberry flavours, lively and refreshing. Dry style.
2016 PETANE ESTATE Rose (Gewurztraminer) B | 42 This delightful spicy rosé is made from gewürztraminer that has undergone extended skin contact to extract more colour and flavour and finished with a splash of syrah. With hand picked grapes from Petane Station’s Bellbird block, gentle basket pressing has teased out a big hit of orange peel on the nose, ginger spice and jasmine in the background and strawberries and cream on the palate.
2014LIME ROCK Pinot Noir Rose B | 35 Lime Rock is a stunning vineyard situated on limestone hills in sunny Central Hawke’s Bay. This 100% Pinot Noir Rosé came from a milder season. Fresh strawberries and raspberries characters are part of this fresh, well balanced Rosé. There is zing, but good structure and clean lively fruit sends messages of a very special Rosé.
2016CLEARVIEW Black Reef Bush B | 39 Floral pretty pink blend of chambourcin and merlot meshes summer aromatics of bright red fruits with spicy elements of clove and anise lending itself to food matches no matter the season
2014BEACH HOUSE Rose B | 32 The 2014 Beach House Rose is a beautiful fruit salad with aromas of strawberry, watermelon and forest berries. With only 12% alcohol and low residual sugar this is a fresher, dryer style Rose
ABBEY CELLARS 2016 Passion RoseB | 35 Vibrant and ruby-hued, this heaven-sent half 'n half blend of Merlot and Malbec is blessed with fresh raspberry, cherry and blackcurrant aromas and clean, pure, fruity length of flavour.
Pedro Ximenez Sherry G | 8
LINDEN ESTATE Sparkling Sauvignon B | 22 LINDEN ESTATE Merlot B | 22