An abundance of passion fruit, melon and sweet tropical fruit aromas typical of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc rise from the glass.
Rich and full, with flavours of ripe tropical fruits, the palate has crisp acidity and a lingering finish.
100% Sauvignon Blanc.
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Colour: A lively rose colour with light auburn reflections.
Nose: Pink grapefruit and pomegranate oxidating together emerge as peach blossom and mineral camphors.
Mouth: A balance between the dry fruit component with the iodised finale.
Recommended with salted meats and fresh robiola cheeses.
The sparkling Sebastian Rose wine is obtained from red berry vines. In the harvest a cryomaceration is carried out on the grapes, that is their maceration at a temperature of 4 - 5C centigrade, for around 24 hours. The white vinification follows, with fermentation at 13 - 14C for about a month.
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Deep ruby red in the glass. Lush and ripe, the bouquet abounds with aromas of blackberries and cassis. On the palate, velvety tannins are balanced with excellent acidity. A delicious Bordeaux blend ready to drink now.
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Very typical of Marlborough Pinot Noir, it exhibits flavours of red fruits, plum and cherry with a subtle oak influence.
Although a powerful and full bodied wine, it has an elegance and underlying acidity which make it a fine match with food.
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The Vina Arana 2009 is a wine with that smooth, polished red colour typical of classic Riojas. Clean and bright in the glass, with light orange notes on the rim. Outstandingly intense nose, with light balsamic tertiary aromas of tobacco, caramel, incense and spices against a background of ripe fruit. Consistent and well-balanced in the mouth, with fine, elegant tannins. Very enjoyable, ample, elegant finish; mature and pleasant.
Food pairing: First courses of rice or pasta dishes. Small game casseroles, char-grilled meat, etc.
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Rose is a pinkish variety, light and crisp. Saint Clair Rose wines are the result of crushing red grapes early on, so that they are not able to impart their colour (or much tannin) to the final wine. With flavours of wild strawberry and cream with hints of raspberry Rose is elegant, fresh and appealing. Salmon Pink Aromas of red berries and cherry along with freshly cut strawberries leap from the glass. A fresh and appealing wine with flavours of cherry and redcurrant, underlying strawberries and cream tones. Fresh acidity is balanced by a round yet elegant palate that leads to a lingering finish. Perfect for drinking immediately,...
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Deep purple red in colour. Blackberry and blueberry with hints of liquorice, dark chocolate and spice on the nose. Concentrated layers of berry flavours, earthy savouriness and smoked meat come through on the palate. The finish is long and intense.
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This wine has been crafted from some of the oldest vines in the Waipara Valley grown on clay and limestone rich soils. It shows complex forest floor aromas and savoury spice. The palate is fine and elegant and is perfectly balanced. The structure is ripe and underpinned by subtle integrated oak. This wine will reward patient cellaring. Cellar with the confidence of screwcap.
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