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90+ Rated New Zealand Summer

2018 | New Zealand | Marlborough 750 ml
  • Tastes like
  • Berry
  • Cherry
  • Strawberry
  • Citrus
  • Floral
  • Good with
  • Lamb
  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Duck
  • Cheese
  • Shellfish
  • Its also
  • Ecological
  • 90+
¥380
¥585
  • Product details

    Description:

    From the new world wine producers of the 21st century, New Zealand’s fertile soils and unique maritime climate make it an ideal place for wine production. The country brings plenty of interesting varietals for keen enthusiasts to relish. While it’s earned its fame for a wide range of whites and reds, our sommelier has come up with a selection of 3 wines; one white, one rosé and one red.
    A perfect summer wine selection of these 90+ rated New Zealand wines. Everything you could want in a New Zealand wine and more!

    1 × 2018 Vidal Estate Sauvignon Blanc: Marlborough, New Zealand

    Joseph Vidal established Vidal Estate in 1905 and his commitment to crafting classic, elegant wines remains an inspiration to this day. Voted 2013 Winery of the Year at Hawke’s Bay A&P Wine Awards, Vidal Estate produces well balanced and understated wines. The team opts for minimal intervention in the winery and vineyard, carefully selecting grapes from New Zealand’s best wine growing regions, including the renowned Gimblett Gravels sub region in Hawke’s Bay.
    100% Sauvignon Blanc, from selected vineyards in the Marlborough region. Aromas of passionfruit and citrus lead into a palate showing a beautiful combination of ripe stonefruit, fresh herbs and a touch of  tropical fruit. The acid is vibrant, juicy and reinforces the fine texture. vibrant, tropical fruit flavours. Delicious and moreish!

    *Trophy and Gold Medal at the New World wine awards & *Silver Medal at the New Zealand Aromatic Wine Competition 

    1 × 2017 Baby Doll Rosé: Marlborough, New Zealand

    Yealands Estate is an international leader in sustainable wine production. Their wines have established a reputation as some of the best from the Marlborough region, winning many international awards and trophies.
    Bay Doll Rosé has an enticing bouquet of pomegranate, fresh strawberries and honeysuckle. A juicy, rich palate with warming flavours of strawberry shortcake, which is given focus and length by well-balanced acidity. Summer in a bottle! 

    *Gold Medal at the Sydney International Wine Competition and 90/100 from Wine Orbit.

    1 × 2016 Peter Yealands Pinot Noir: Marlborough, New Zealand

    "Thinking differently is what we do at Yealands. Crafting award-winning wines in harmony with nature has seen us lead the world in sustainable winegrowing. But most importantly, it means great tasting wines which don’t cost the earth." Founder Peter Yealands’ vision is to create the world’s most environmentally-friendly wines. Constantly seeking new ways to work, he combines his love of the land with wines as bold as his ambition. These very approachable wines prove that sustainability always rewards with lasting quality.
    The Peter Yealands Pinot Noir is a rich, silky wine with juicy ripe cherries and a lingering savoury finish. An ideal partner with lighter meat dishes like lamb fillet and fresh rosemary or tomato based pasta recipes. Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and gluten free diets.

    Variety Description

    Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France. Sauvignon Blanc is widely cultivated in France, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa, and California. Depending on the climate, the flavour can range from aggressively grassy to sweetly tropical. In cooler climates, the grape has a tendency to produce wines with noticeable acidity and "green flavours" of grass, green bell peppers and nettles with some tropical fruit (such as passion fruit) and floral (such as elderflower) notes.

    Pinot Noir

    Pinot Noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler regions, but the grape is chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France. When young, wines made from Pinot Noir tend to have red fruit aromas of cherries, raspberries and strawberries. As the wines age, Pinots have the potential to develop vegetal and "barnyard" aromas that can contribute to the complexity of the wine.

    Country Description

    New Zealand

    New Zealand wine is largely produced in ten major wine growing regions spanning from north to south Northland, Auckland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Wellington, Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury/Waipara and Central Otago. New Zealand red wines are typically made from a blend of varietals (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and much less often Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec), or Pinot noir. In white wines Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc predominate in plantings and production. New Zealand is home to what many wine critics consider the world’s best Sauvignon blanc

    Region Description

    Marlborough

    The Marlborough Region is one of the regions of New Zealand, located in the northeast on the South Island. Marlborough can lay claim to starting the modern New Zealand wine industry. Here in the late 1970s, Marlborough produced Sauvignon blanc, among other varieties, which led to confidence that New Zealand could produce interesting wine. Today, the Marlborough wine region represents 62% of total vineyard area in the country. The king varietal here is Sauvignon blanc, closely followed by Pinot noir and Chardonnay. Sauvignon blanc from Marlborough offer unique aromas and flavours, which earns them much praise from wine lovers around the world.