This Cabernet Sauvignon has vibrant red colour, blackberry, smoke and floral aromas on the nose. The palate is medium to full bodied with good fruit intensity and freshness. It is a wine with good structure that is well balanced with good fruit intensity and has the ability to age for some years.
Notes: Elegant and well structured, the front of the palate is full with soft mouth feel and fine flavours. They are reminiscent of citrus, such as grapefruit, with vanilla undertones from the oak. The finish is clean silky and lingers well. Established in 1851 by the French Marist religious order, Mission Estate Winery is New Zealands oldest winemaker.
The colour is pale straw. The bouquet has gooseberry, passion fruit
and grapefruit aromas. In the mouth the wine is crisp and textural from
the ageing on lees. The palate has a full varietal impact and the
intense fruit on the mid-palate leads to a dry, clean finish. This is a
stylish wine with character and complexity.
The wine has a lovely pink orange hue and has attractive ripe flavours. It is made in a dry style - ideal for luncheons or as an aperitif. The vibrant, fruity, berry-driven nose follows on to a full-bodied palate. The finish is pleasing and dry. Serve well chilled. The wine is youthful, soft and fruity at time of release. It will unfold particularly well over the next two to three years.
Aromatic and fresh as a reflection of the great vineyard, good viticulture and gentle handling of the fruit. It has aromas of lemon and lime citrus, with mineral elements and stone fruit on the finish. It was made in a sweet luscious style to perfectly balance the acidity. The aromatics on the palate linger and are in harmony with the clean refreshing finish.
The wine has a bright vibrant colour. The nose has aromas of plum
sweet spice and savoury notes. The palate is medium bodied with
generous fruit in the mid palate. The wine finishes with soft fine
tannins and lingering spicy fruit aromas.
The colour is a deep garnet. The nose shows sweet spices, reminiscent of cocoa, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg. Overlaid are rich aromas of crushed raspberries, blackberries and boysenberries. A savoury complexity comes from aromas of leather and tobacco. The palate is bright, fresh, juicy and vibrant with a fine grained tannin giving drive long into the finish.
The colour is a light yellow. The wine displays primary fruit characters
typical of pinot gris, reminiscent of pear and apple. Our wine has
citrus overtones that typify white wines from Church Road and Ohiti
Road. The palate is soft and approachable with an appealing fresh
acidity that makes this wine ideal for current consumption. It shows
good intensity and richness with a full round mouth feel. The palate will gain intensity and length on the finish with one to two years bottle maturation.
This Pinot Noir has a bright colour and a sweet floral bouquet of red cherries, strawberry and spicy aromas. The palate is medium bodied and carries an abundance of sweet fruit and ripe silky tannins. The wine has a fine structure with a rich long finish.
This Riesling is bright and fresh, reflecting gentle handling of
the fruit. It has aromas of lemon and lime citrus with a mineral
tone of stone fruit. It was made in a medium dry style. The
aromatics on the palate linger and are in harmony with the
clean refreshing finish.
Tasting Notes: Vibrant red berry notes with some
spicy pepper overtones. Vibrant fruity palate showing
soft tannins and good length.
Tasting Notes: This wine has sufficient tannin and fruit
to cellar for 3-5 years
The nose is spicy and floral with the typical Gewurztraminer rose petal
bouquet. The palate is juicy, and with its good weight, is soft and long.
This wine has perfect balance with the flavours lingering well on to the
The wine will cellar well up to 5 years with the spice and tropical
flavours becoming more intense.
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