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1 - 12 of 70 South Island Red Wines
Amisfield Pinot Noir
Central Otago
Available in cartons of six
Hand picked fruit and a measure of whole bunch clusters, barely crushed and cold soaked for a wild indigenous yeast ferment, gently plunged and delicately pumped over, to extract gross solids while preserving textural integrity, followed by an extended soak up of optimal tannins and ten months maturation in good French oak. Youthful aromatic expressions of sweet red cherries, mulberries and plum, a fully complex and lingering palate, the oak is light and subtle to complement the fine grained tannins, juicy winegum flavours and savoury, morello acidity.
$4299each
$515DOZEN
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Amisfield RKV Reserve Pinot Noir
Central Otago
Available in cartons of six
A single magnificent parcel of Pinot Noir vines, planted to the gravelly Lochar soils of a rocky knoll on Amisfield Block in Central Otago 1. The parched plantings send their roots deep into the inhospitable terrains, struggling for water and yielding meagre harvests of the most intensely flavoured fruit.
$11899each
$1427DOZEN
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Grapes are all hand picked, some whole bunches are included and a component of the wine begins its ferment amongst the vines. A month of cold macerations and natural indigenous yeast vinification is followed by a gentle press into a selection of seasoned and new French oak barriques for completion of malolactic, a judicious term of age, rack and return, before bottling, unfiltered and unfined.
 
Deep dark beetrot red. Complex bouquets, layers of dark berries and red fruit intertwine with delicate spice. The palate exhibits marvelous power and restraint, a lineal backbone of vibrant acidity in support of a broad mouthfilling, textural canopy of savoury varietal fruits, fine black velvet tannins in support, simply an action packed palate before a lengthy, undulating finish.
Catalina Sounds Pinot Noir
Marlborough
Available by the dozen
Pinot Noir is anything but predictable, as it grows in the vineyard and throughout vinification, it is a variety with many personalities, often choosing to do the opposite of what we expect. With a challenge like that, who isn't intrigued? From picking decisions, through processing and fermentations, pressing and ageing in French oak, Catalina Sounds are meticulous in their pursuit of an exuberantly wild fermented, complex and structured wine, yet always keep in mind that minimal intervention is the best approach to handling the noble but capricious Pinot Noir.
$2599each
$311DOZEN
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Catalina Sounds prefer to allow Pinot Noir to express itself, for a wine that's structured and elegant, approachable and food friendly. Working to principles of sustainable land management and good governance of the environment, the team are also proud supporters of Pink Hope, caring for young women who have been affected or are at risk of cancer. Pinot Noir grapes are de-stemmed into open fermenters, some parcels are run off to new French oak to create an interesting, more savoury component, the open fermenters continue to dryness. Batches remain on skins for a few weeks before being pressed to a mix of seasoned and new French oak barriques for malolactic and maturation.
 
Garnet red with brick hues. Strawberries and blood orange, nutmeg, white pepper and floral notes to the bouquet. Lovely Pinot flavours of sour cherry and spice, leather and tobacco. Medium bodied, supported by long tannins and good acid balance, will continue to soften and develop savouryness. Ready to be enjoyed right now, fresh and vibrant, alongside rillettes of duck or game bird cassoulet.
Chard Farm Mata Au Pinot Noir
Central Otago
Available in cartons of six
$4599each
$551DOZEN
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Chard Farm River Run Pinot Noir
Central Otago
Available in cartons of six
Central Otago's seminal winemaking estate, Chard Farm's magnificent storage cellar employs the old world technique of sitting barrels on bare earth pits that have been filled with gravel. This lets the cellar breath but more importantly keeps the humidity high, thereby preventing a lot of wine evaporation, known to those who are well abreast of things wine as the angels share. This is particularly important in the naturally low humidity climes of Central Otago.
$3499each
$417DOZEN
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Chard Farm Tiger Pinot Noir
Central Otago
Available in cartons of six
$6499each
$779DOZEN
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Chard Farm Viper Pinot Noir
Central Otago
Available in cartons of six
$6499each
$777DOZEN
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Crowded House Pinot Noir
Marlborough + Nelson
Available by the dozen
An exclusively South Island Pinot Noir, sourced from a number of small growers in the esoteric and bohemian quarter of vineyards around Nelson River, with components drawn from good sites in Marlborough. A variety of clones, as well as some diverse microclimes, have provided a great spectrum of flavours to craft an elegant, distinctively varietal, engagingly complex wine. An exemplary, regionally focused Pinot Noir with gentle spice and ample cherry fruit, clearly planned with good food in mind. Raise a glass to all those dedicated, independent growers.
$2199each
$263DOZEN
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The quality of fruit is central to Crowded House, sourcing the finest possible from the best growers is fundamental. New Zealand's best vineyards form the foundations of Crowded House, translating into wines that are balanced first and foremost. Parcels from Marlborough, Central Otago and Nelson River have been woven into a tapestry of charming pinosity, robed in gentle tannins and cradled within a basket of lithe oak. Fermented in small batch open top fermenters, a long cold soak is followed by several days of vinification. Some batches are treated to extended skin contact before being pressed to oak. Others are fermented to wild indigenous yeasts before ageing in a mix of new and prior use oak.
 
Bright ruby red with hues of brick. Raspberries, pomegranates and cherry bouquet, dark chocolate, spices and toast. Long fine tannins intertwine seductively with dark cherries, vanilla, cinnamon and earth, complimented by a generous and silky mouth feel. The palate is fleshy and balanced by fine tannins before a pleasant, lingering finish. The flavours and textures persist long after the last sip.
Dog Point Pinot Noir
Marlborough Wairau
Available by the dozen
From plantings dating back to the late 1970s, older well established vines on free draining silty clay loams, yielding fully ripe Pinot Noir grapes with concentrated characters and exemplary varietal expressions. The superlative sites are managed by viticulturist Ivan Sutherland, the fruit is vinified into a robust Burgundian styling by James Healy, both contributed to the genesis at neighbouring Cloudy Bay. An ambitious collation of Dijon clones 777, 667 and 115, Pommard clone 5, Abel and 10/5 from the illustrious Dog Point Vineyard.
$3999each
$479DOZEN
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Ivan Sutherland owns extensive Marlborough vineyards and supplies fruit to many of Marlborough's most recognizable labels, the cream of the crop is reserved for Dog Point. The philosophy at around the winemaking operation involves nothing less tham total involvement by the stakeholders, from the vineyard and nurture of the fruit, throughout the entire winemaking process, whilst aiming to preserve the distinctive style and regional expression of Dog Point wines. Following the harvest and crush, fruit is inoculated through the action of wild indigenous yeasts and vinified for two to three weeks, followed by transfer to a selection of seasoned French oak barriques for eighteen months maturation.
 
Deep ruby colour. Aromas of vibrant ripe red fruit imbued with hints of violet over subtle smoke and earth nuances supplemented by spicy oak savouriness. Richly flavoured with intense red fruits, well balanced subtle sweetness and spicy well integrated oak to a delicate, lingering finish. To accompany rare duck breast or truffled venison pie.
Drift Marlborough Pinot Noir
Marlborough
A decidedly regional Pinot Noir, Drift are all about capturing the natural endowments of Marlborough and bringing the goodness of it all to the world. Minimal intervention is a priority, to ensure that the wines clearly expresses the uniqueness of the land. Drift take a decidely eclectic approach to constructing a wine that expresses the totality of all good things Marlborough. The palate is animate with ripe red cherry and raspberry flavours, perfumed by spice notes, supported by gentle tannins and juicy acidity, wrapped in a veil of supply seasoned oak.
$2199each
$263DOZEN
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Felton Road Block 3 Pinot Noir
Central Otago
Available in cartons of six
$11999each
$1439DOZEN
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Felton Road Cornish Point Pinot Noir
Central Otago
Available in cartons of six
A number of sites along Felton Road were meticulously surveyed before any vines went in the ground, favourable soils were identified as free draining and low fertility, influenced by the Central Otago growing season to yield an extraordinary quality of Pinot Noir. The non interventionalist approach means a traditional fermentation and moderately long maceration on skins to extract rich colours and tannin with considerable depth of flavour. Aged for a year in a selection of the finest French barriques, its dusty floral nose, violets and rose, integrate seamlessly with the oak perfumes of cinnamon and clove.
$7699each
$923DOZEN
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1 - 12 of 70 South Island Red Wines
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