Gewürztraminer is one of those wines you either love or hate. I happen to love it. The nose is all lychees, rose petals and grapefruit rind. It’s medium bodied with sweet lychee and grapefruit flavours that sustain well on the palate. Serve it as an aperitif or match it with Thai dishes or light curries.
Winemaker Andrea León adds 15% Carmenère to this variety, giving it a very dense purple colour. The oak is deftly handled projecting a bouquet of vanilla, blueberry and black fruits with an engaging floral note. There is a juicy, sweet core to this medium-to-full-bodied wine but it finishes firmly with ripe tannins.
A platinum award-winner at the BC Wine Awards, this is consistently one of Canada’s top sparkling wines showing fresh apple, citrus and spice with racy acidity and a long finish.
Very pale in colour with a hit of lime; minerally nose of grapefruit; light-bodied, sweet honeyed red apple flavour balanced by Meyer lemon acidity. A beautifully poised wine.
Characteristic Central Otago aromas of dried herbs and red berry fruit come right off the bat. Well-defined and taut cranberry flavours ensure food friendliness, while complexity arises in its layers of dark fruits, leather, spice, savouriness and dark chocolate. Satisfying, warm finish. Pair with rabbit stew.
Pale straw colour. Minerally, peach nose; medium-bodied, dry peach flavour with a light floral strain. Rests nicely on the palate with peach and apple flavours that linger long.
Full ruby. Restrained nose revealing some red-fruits notes. More expressive on the palate with a fresh fruity taste lifted by acidity, spicy notes (cinnamon) in compact, tight and firm mid-palate and finish. Overall quite elegant and refined given its reasonable price.