The 2009 Estate Chardonnay gives intense notes of ripe apricots, guava, green mango and honey coated nuts with nuances of lightly browned toast and white blossoms. Medium bodied with a silken texture, it gives great concentration, crisp acidity and a long toasty finish. Drinking now,..
New Zealand State Banquet Wine---Kumeu River Hunting Hill Chardonnay 2012
Starts out firm and juicy, with green apple, Asian pear and lemon zest notes, but then gains momentum, with toast, vanilla bean, candied ginger and honeycomb details, culminating in a detailed, refreshing wi..
Apricot, yellow apple, quince, pear, toasted spice and honeysuckle notes are focused and harmonious, set on a smooth body, with a lift of juicy acidity on the finish
Robert Parker: "Kumeu River and (winemaker) Michael Brajkovich MW have both become synonymous..
The good winemakers of Martinborough must be pleased that their namesake winery is a consistently high performer with the region's signature grape variety. This silken-textured, almost chewy wine is dense, powerful and yet supremely elegant. It reveals an array of subtle fruit, oak and dried herb/sp..
Exotic aromatics of mahogany and sandalwood follow through to supple red licorice, cranberry, cherry and raspberry flavors that are elegant, precise and balanced. Baking spice details of clove and nutmeg persist on the finish.
The original vineyard in what is today regarded as one of New Zealand'..
Te Tera Sauvignon Blanc has its roots firmly in Martinborough where we make wines of depth and personality. Our climate and soils allow us to make Sauvignon Blanc full of ripe passionfruit, tropical aromas whilst showing vibrancy and lovely length and texture on the palate.
The original vineyard ..