The Chardonnays grown in the Marlborough Region are justly considered the country's finest. Vinification of Cloudy Bay Chardonnay includes aging on the lees, malolactic fermentation and maturation in French oak. The result is a full-bodied wine, with complex, enticing aromas and flavors and a creamy, full palate. It can be enjoyed at release or aged for greater complexity.
Aromas of green and red apple, quince and spicy pear notes are featured on the nose. On the palate, the wine is soft and textured, leading into a balanced and dry styled finish.
On the nose the Brancott Estate Flight Song Pinot Grigio displays an array of floral notes with apple and Nashi pear, complimented by white peach and guava flavors. These fresh fruit flavors combine on the palate, with ripe golden delicious apple like acidity to create balance.
This wine is a positive evolution of this entry level Pinot Noir style. Fruit driven, with a dominance of classic cherry and red berry characters supported with hints of oak spice adding a touch of complexity over the fine velvet structure. Aromas: Ripe blackberries, black plums and spice are highlighted by toasty nuances.Palate: The supple palate is lead by sweet dark fruit flavours which are well-balanced with savoury complexities and spicy oak. The approachable mouthfeel exposes a silky tannin structure and has a medium long finish.
Redolent of ripe red cherries and plums, infused with the fragrance of violets and a trace of cinnamon spice, Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir is exquisitely aromatic. The palate is both supple and very fine. It has the richness of dark fruits, toasty oak and a savory earthiness that leads into a seamless, lengthy finish.
This wine has a perfumed bouquet of ripe cherries and raspberry fruits - hallmarks of Marlborough Pinot Noir. One the palate, the wine displays ripe fruit with complex savory and spice elements. Soft, silky, fine-grained tannis provide structure and definition, yet also allow for the wine to be consumed young.
Vibrant aromatics of bright citrus, a crisp edge of minerality and sweet herbs elegantly tease the refined acidity and refreshing finish that define iconic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.
Stone fruit and guava with fresh, aromatic herbal notes. The palate is brimming with zingy fruit that is balanced with a long, crisp, mineral finish.
Pale yellow with brilliant clarity. Aromas of tropical fruit including pineapple, passion fruit, and guava. Flinty minerality with herbal notes of nettles and freshly cut tomato plant. Fresh, crisp and clean with zesty flavors of ripe tropical fruits, especially passion fruit and pineapple with subtle hints of nettle. The wine has excellent presence and mouthfeel, with balanced acidity and a generous finish. Enjoyable on its own as an apéritif, or pairs well with any lighter seafood dish, lemon herb chicken, or summer salads.
Brilliant fruit flavors and intense varietal character are the hallmarks of Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc. Often reminiscent of gooseberries, lychees and other tropical fruits, the intense flavors of this exuberant wine are backed up with bracing acidity. Vinification methods retain the freshness of the distinctive fruit characteristics with a portion barrel-fermented to enhance palate structure. Enjoy this wine in its youth for its startlingly fresh, racy aromas and tangy, flavorsome palate.
Pale lemon in color, with green hues and brilliant clarity. Aroma: A vibrant bouquet of citrus and tropical fruits, with hints of cut grass and capsicum. Palate: A wine of charm, elegance and style, the palate has excellent weight and mouthfeel. Showing concentrated tropical fruit flavors of grapefruit, lemon and pineapple, with layers of muted herbal characters. The crisp, balanced freshness of the palate extends into a lingering, refreshing finish.