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.
With bright, pure flavors and a fun-loving personality, every glass of our dazzling Sauvignon Blanc echoes the spectacular natural beauty of New Zealands South Island. Zesty citrus aromas lead to layers of passion fruit, grapefruit and gooseberry flavors, followed by a clean, refreshing finish. Its exquisite on its own or paired with lighter fare.
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.
Lifted aromatics of gooseberry and passion fruit lead into a pure and concentrated palate with snow pea, nettles and subtle minerality. This classy Sauvignon Blanc showcases finely woven acidity and textured complexity providing a long lingering finish. The wine will gain further richness and body with short term bottle age.
The Icon philosophy is to employ the best fruit, from the best vineyard sites each vintage. The wine style is a culmination of the past few years' research on specific viticulture techniques, special attention to vineyard sites and a wine-making emphasis on fruit structure and balance. The wine has the expected traditional Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc bouquet of gooseberries, nettles and rich herbal characters complemented by an overlay of ripe tropical fruit. The palate is complex, strongly varietal with endless mouth feel finishing clean and balanced. Brilliantly focused flavor. Classic, classy Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Consistent International medal winner.
Cupcake Sauvignon Blanc comes from the cool Marlborough valley of New Zealand. Here the grapes mature slowly, giving them complexity and a vibrant zing, reminiscent of your grandmas lemon chiffon cupcake. The flavors are integrated, delighting the senses with Meyer lemons, Key limes and a finish that awakens the appetite. This wine pairs well with oysters on a half shell or with a rich and succulent Lobster Risotto.