A full bodied Chardonnay with complex aromas of flint and ripe stone fruits, complemented by a subtle hint of mulled spice. The creamy palate is threaded with a balancing acidity and reveals layers of soft vanilla, tropical passionfruit and mango with delicious flinty overtones on the finish.
Sourced from several Central Otago vineyards, the Devil's Staircase Pinot Noir takes the willing down into the realm of decadence and Bacchanalian delights. The flavours are practically immoral, full of black plums, blueberries and bramble fruit, and will leave you with an insatiable desire for more.
Rockburn Pinot Gris, from New Zealand's Central Otago region, shows bright stonefruit and juicy pear aromas, which herald a vibrantly fruity off-dry palate, layered over a rich and supple mouthfeel with a firm backbone of acidity.
A powerful and intense wine with an aromatic nose of white currant and fragrant tropical fruit with a hint of cut grass. Luscious ripe grapefruit and green guava flavours envelop the palate, which has a chalky texture. A refreshing and beautifully balanced Sauvignon Blanc with a long, lingering finish.
Lake Chalice 'The Raptor' is an elegant and aromatic Pinot Noir, delivering intense notes of blackberry, plum and cherry fruit with delicate and lifted floral aromas. Beautifully structured, with fine grained tannins, the flavours are echoed on the smooth, supple palate, flowing through to hints of coffee on the lingering finish.
Saint Clair Pioneer Block 3 Sauvignon Blanc is distinctively Marlborough and has a fresh vibrant palate of passion fruit, gooseberry and crushed herbs. The wine has a wonderfully full and rich palate with striking minerality leading to a long, lasting finish. It is the crushed herb flavours that is a point of difference for this wine.
Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc is Saint Clair's premium wine, and perhaps New Zealand's finest Sauvignon Blanc. Identified as the very best batch of Sauvignon produced this vintage, the wine shows powerful passionfruit, blackcurrant and grapefruit notes with an awesome mineral complexity.
Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Chardonnay is a round and silky wine, with fragrant peach aromas, layered with notes of popcorn, toasted hazelnut and smoky nuances. Nectarine, ripe grapefruit and biscuit notes on the palate lead to a long, elegant finish.
Aromas of dark berries, chocolate and perfumed violets lead to a full bodied palate which is round, seamless and full of delicious ripe raspberries, dark plum and coffee. The invitingly fine grained structure weaves into a long savoury finish.
Saint Clair Block 14 'Doctors Creek' Pinot Noir is a rounded luscious Pinot Noir with a soft full palate and well balanced acidity. Good length of fruit with flavours dominated by redcurrant and cherries, complemented by hints of plums. Oak ageing has lent warm savoury notes to the palate.
Complex aromas of green coffee bean and vanilla pod are complemented by notes of wild flowers, crushed herbs and just a hint of gunflint. The palate is rich and unctuous with layers of preserved lemon, ripe papaya, cocoa powder and toasted hazelnut with hints of red berry.
Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Pinot Noir is a lush, full-bodied Pinot Noir with well integrated tannins and lovely freshness. Ripe cherry and plum flavours dominate the palate, supported by subtle hints of coffee. Time in new and used French oak also gives the wine structural support and savoury smoky notes.
Deeply fruited with delicate floral tones enhanced by nuances of liquorice root, and supple, silky tannins leading into a long spicy finish. As always this wine shows classic Rockburn elegance, integrity and balance.