Wine Tasting Notes


Mumm Marlborough NZ Sparkling Wine$62

Mumm Malborough Brut Prestige made with Pinot Noir & Chardonnay grapes, using the Methode traditionnelle style of French winemaking.

Moët Champagne 750ml$99

The classic blend produces notes of green apples and citrus fruits. Golden straw yellow with green highlights. The bouquet is vibrant, fill of intense green apple and citrus fruit. The delicious palate shows white-fleshed fruits and an alluring caress of fine bubbles.

Bollinger Champagne 750ml$139

With aromatics of toasted oats, honey, lemon zest and floral notes. Bollinger Champagne is well-known and celebrated for its full-bodied style and complexity.

Veuve Clicquot Champagne 750ml$119

The initial notes of fruit are followed by more discreet aromas of brioche and vanilla. It has a fine persistent sparkle and golden Champagne color.  

Cloudy Bay Sparkling Wine 750ml$59

Winery notes (NV) "A fresh combination of Chardonnay led citrus and pear fruits underpinned by savoury tones from the Pinot Noir component and characters reminiscent of grilled bread and brioche. Deliciously crisp with toasty, creamy complexity, enhanced by a lingering nutty finish. Richly textured yet with a dry sophistication." 5 Stars & 95/100 Bob Campbell MW (NV) "Rich, mouth filling Methode with plenty of bready, biscuity yeast autolysis supported by subtle citrus fruit flavours. This wine has a great texture, real power, an impeccable balance and a delicious texture. I cannot remember it being this good."

Prosecco Gold Sensi Brut 750ml$49

This sparkling wine from Northern Italy is light, bright and delicate to the palate. Fruity notes with citrus and apple aromas.

Prosecco Italian Sparkling Wine 750ml$47

This sparkling wine from Northern Italy is light, bright and delicate to the palate. Fruity notes with citrus and apple aromas.

Tanqueray London Dry Gin 1L$79

This gin boasts four different botanicals: Juniper, corriander, angleica root & liquorice. A timeless classic.  

Black Cottage Pinot Noir$47

Sustainably grown in Central Otago. Berry fruits, plum, hints of wild thyme and smoke to add plush tannins. A glossy mouth feel with a smooth, slightly peppery finish.

Rapaura Springs Sauvignon Blanc$42

A Sauvignon blanc wine with tropical and citrus flavours. Water from underground aquifers make the Raparua Springs that feed the Rapaura Vineyard and this Sauvignon is the delicious result.

Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir$77

Appealingly aromatic, the 2016 Pinot Noir reveals notes of Morello cherry, bramble and dark chocolate. Fine, silky tannins and juicy acidity provide an elegant structure, with complexity coming from gentle oak and woodsmoke characters.

Peregrine Pinot Noir$65

This Pinot Noir is elegant and bright with aromas of dark cherry and spice. A layered palate of wildberry and blackcurrant fruit combined with a lovely texture and fine tannins. A bright, focussed Pinot Noir with red fruits, spice and pretty floral aromatics.  Depth of fruit, brightness of acidity and fine tannin combine to give a lovely tension and texture to the wine.

Akarua Pinot Noir$59

Wine of Central Otago, New Zealand

Akarua Pinot Noir is a velvety, textural expression of all our Bannockburn parcels – from Cairnmuir Road and Felton Terraces. Violets, brambles, dark fruits and spice. Ten months in French oak, six months in bottle before release.

Gibbston Valley Pinot Noir$95

Wine of Central Otago, New Zealand.  Delicate, with fragrant red spice. A lovely varietal core of fruit greets the nose with scents of black cherry and plum, dried raspberry then smoky wood spices of French barrel and quiet savoury complexity.

Mt. Difficulty Pinot Noir$59

Wine of Central Otago, New Zealand. A wonderfully complex wine with distinctive aromas of cherry and plum augmented with delicate traces of herbs and spice, layers of sensuous fruit enhanced by a velvet-lined textural presence.

Rockburn Pinot Noir$63

Wine of Central Otago, New Zealand

Deeply fruited palate displaying vibrant notes of red and black cherry, rich mocha and supple, silky tannins leading into a very long finish. Classic Rockburn elegance, integrity and balance.

Ara Pinot Noir$39

Single Estate Pinot Noir from Ara, Malborough. This Pinot Noir shows complex bright red fruits and deep mocha spice burst from the glass. On the palate, the tannins are fine and slightly grippy, with a rich mid palate.

Church Road Cabernet Sauvignon$49

McDonald Series Cabernet Sauvignon is one of only a handful of Cabernet Sauvignons made in Hawke’s Bay and reflects a renewed interest in this grape variety in the region. It is a Bordeaux style red wine!

Church Road Merlot$49

The McDonald Series Merlot is a serious, full-bodied Merlot with aromas of rich plum and berry fruit underpinned by a savoury oak and earthy complexity. The palate is rich and long driven by a powerful yet fine-grained tannin structure.

Barossa Ink Shiraz$42

The wine has a dense inky appearance, a dark and opulent wine . Rich aromas of plums, raspberries, dark chocolate and blueberry jam with underlying mint and cinnamon. Australian grown and produced wine.

Pegasus Bay Merlot Cabernet$54

This wine has aromas of dark fruit, wood smoke and spice. Impressions of bramble, cherry and plum followed by hints of roasted red pepper, aniseed, tobacco leaf, leather, and mint. The mouthfeel is impressively concentrated, with confident tannins.

Villa Maria Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon$44

Flavours of ripe berry fruits and oak spice, combine with subtle tannins to give the wine complexity and a moreish finish.

Ink Cabernet Sauvignon$42

This wine is a dark, inky, syrupy like red full of lashings of rich, bold juicy fruit and luxuriously smooth tannins

The Barossan Shiraz$47

Crafted by the next generation of Peter Lehmann winemakers, the Barossan showcases the superb fruit sourced from the many fabled sub-regions across the Barossa Valley. A complex and layered wine with fruit intensity and suppleness.

Villa Maria Pinot Gris$39

A special wine produced in the Marlborough Sounds; made in what they call an “off-dry” style Gris. Oozing lush stone fruit flavours, it’s got a touch of sweetness but has a dry finish.

Astrolabe Sauvignon Blanc$49

A linear, pure wine with clean flavours of currants, gooseberry and citrus. Finishes savoury, crisp and dry.

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc$63

Bright, light lemon/green, the 2019 vintage is ripely scented, weighty and intensely varietal, with rich, ripe tropical-fruit flavours to the fore, a herbaceous undercurrent, a very subtle seasoning of oak adding complexity.

Peregrine Pinot Gris$47

Dry in style with fresh flavours of pear, nectarine and ripe citrus.

Peregrine Riesling$47

Just-dry organic, award-winning Riesling. Mandarin pith, kaffir lime and grapefruit on the palate, fused with a steely, saline backbone and intense mandarin and ripe lemon.

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