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2014 Trinity Hill Pinot Noir Hawke's Bay (Elsewhere $15+)

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "Trinity Hill has been one of the wineries pioneering inland portions of Hawke's Bay for Pinot Noir production. This is a medium-bodied, silky rendering of the variety, showing delicate and complex notes of cherries, sous bois and beet greens. *Editors' Choice* (JC)" (3/2017) 90 points Wine Spectator: "One notable Hawkes Bay wine is the spicy 2014 Trinity Hill Pinot Noir Hawkes Bay (90 points, SRP $17), with accents of fresh tomato leaf to the crisp wild berry-flavored core. Winemaker Warren Gibson points to a blend of different clones and the use of partial whole-bunch fermentation ...Read More » 


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2016 TWR (Te Whare Ra) Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Top Pick!
2016 TWR (Te Whare Ra) Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

94 points Raymond Chan: "Bright, pale straw-yellow colour with slight green hues, lighter on the rim. The nose is very elegant and finely proportioned with very good depth of pure gooseberry and passionfruit aromas along with notes of fresh herbs and snow peas. This is taut and concentrated, showing minerally elements. Dry to taste and medium-full bodied, the palate has a concentrated core of passionfruit and gooseberries, entwined with fresh herbs and snow peas, the fruit showing richness and sweetness. The mouthfeel possesses a stylish juiciness with fresh, racy acidity, the w ...Read More » 


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2015 Carrick Sauvignon Blanc Bannockburn Central Otago (Biodynamic) (Elsewhere $17) Top Pick!
2015 Carrick Sauvignon Blanc Bannockburn Central Otago (Biodynamic) (Elsewhere $17)

Winemaker's Notes: "Shows classic notes of gooseberries and capsicums with a hint of passionfruit and pineapple. Full bodied and showing some complexity from the wild yeast ferment. Carrick's vineyard is situated on windblown loess soils the vineyards have low natural fertility encouraging the vines to grow their roots into the deep fractured schist layers resulting in wines of character and structure. Mindful of the special nature of the soils, Carrick is farmed using only organic practices. In order to produce exceptional wines; pruning, shoot position... Read More » 


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2015 Momo (Seresin) Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough (Elsewhere $15+) Top Pick!
2015 Momo (Seresin) Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough (Elsewhere $15+)

91 points Bob Campbell: "Soft-textured, accessible and flavoursome sauvignon blanc with sweet grassy, fresh herb and ripe tree fruit flavours. An attractive wine with an appealing soft and very fresh texture." 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2015 Organic Sauvignon Blanc is beginning to show a little development with honey and lanolin notes over a core of peaches and lemon curd plus a waft of dried herbs. The medium-bodied palate gives excellent intensity with a satiny texture and plenty of verve, finishing on a honeyed lemon note. (LPB)" (12/2016) K&L Notes: I think the best release of Seresin's "Momo" to date. The low y... Read More » 


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2015 Akitu "A2" Pinot Noir Central Otago (White Label) (Previously $30)

90-91 points Raymond Chan: "Light ruby-red colour with some depth and slight purple hues, paler edged. The nose is fresh and elegant with fragrant aromas of red cherry fruit entwined with fresh thyme herbs and delicate notes of whole bunch stalk elements. Medium-full bodied, the palate is lively and fresh with brisk acidity enlivening the fruit flavours of red cherries and red florals. The fruit has a degree of sweetness and lusciousness. Notes of fresh herbs and whole cluster stalk nuances add detail, and the palate us underlined by light, fine-grained tannin extraction. Some alco ...Read More » 


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2016 Ribbonwood (Framingham) Pinot Noir Marlborough (Previously $15) Top Pick!
2016 Ribbonwood (Framingham) Pinot Noir Marlborough (Previously $15)

Jancis Robinson: "Light crimson. Light and very slightly sweaty on the nose but with a gorgeous panoply of uninhibited rose-petal fruit on the palate. Pure pleasure! Full of life! 17/20 Points (JR_" (1/2017)  


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2015 Fromm "La Strada" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Top Pick!
2015 Fromm "La Strada" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

95 points Bob Campbell: "Ripe and concentrated Sauvignon Blanc, with appealing purity and a thread of welcome chalky mineral character adding extra complexity to gooseberry, capsicum and lime zest flavours. Attractive wine that gives a nod in the direction of Sancerre." (10/2015) 93 points Sam Kim: "This is elegant and restrained, yet not short on fruit concentration and attractive flavours. The bouquet shows elegant aromas of white nectarine, lemon peel, dill and flint, leading to a beautifully weighted and richly fruited palate that is bright and vibrant. The wine shows fine texture and rounded mou ...Read More » 


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2017 Stratum Sauvignon Blanc Waipara Valley

Produced by the famed Sherwood Estate, the Stratum Sauvignon Blanc is made from grapes grown in the Wairau Valley in the heart of Marlborough and some from estates in Waipara further south on the South Island's east coast. Harvested in the cool of the night to protect the grapes, the fruit was cool fermented over the course of four weeks to retain freshness and aromatic fruit characteristics. 


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2014 Trinity Hill "The Trinity" Red Blend Hawke's Bay (Elsewhere $15)

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "It’s a lush, expansive wine filled with dark fruit - think cassis and blueberry. Hints of asphalt, mocha and baking spices linger on the finish. Drink now - 2020. *Editor's Choice*" 90 points Raymond Chan: "Dark, deep, purple-hued ruby-red colour, a little lighter on edge. This has an elegant and fragrant nose with up-front aromas of lifted dark red berry fruits along with subtle black fruits and red floral lift. The aromas are harmoniously interwoven building in volume, revealing dark herb and iron-earth nuances. Medium-full bodied, bright, juicy and aromatic flavours of dark red ...Read More » 


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2017 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

94 points Bob Campbell: "It's no surprise to discover that this is one of the better examples of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc from what was a fairly challenging vintage. Unlike many of its contemporaries, this wine does not have a hard acidity, although it is fair to say that the flavour profile has shifted slightly toward the cooler end of the spectrum with lime, grapefruit, lemongrass and red capsicum flavours. Good purity and power with a lengthy finish." (10/2017) 90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2017 Sauvignon Blanc may not go down as an all-time classic Cloudy Bay, but in a difficult vintage, the wine ha ...Read More » 


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2016 GeorgeTown Pinot Noir Rosé Central Otago (Previously $17) Top Pick!
2016 GeorgeTown Pinot Noir Rosé Central Otago (Previously $17)

About the producer from Raymond Chan: "The GeorgeTown Vineyard label shot to fame when the 2007 Pinot Noir was awarded the Champion Exhibition Red Wine Trophy at the 2009 Air New Zealand Wine Awards. However the quantity of wine from the vineyard is tiny, as indicated by the ‘Exhibition' status of the trophy, reserved for limited production wines, with only of 50 dozen (two 225 litre barrels worth) needing to be available. Ian Dee and Marianne Sonner purchased the 1.5 ha vineyard at the entrance to the Kawarau Gorge, 6 km from Cromwell, because of its un... Read More » 


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2015 Te Mata Estate Bordeaux Blend Hawke's Bay (Previously $20) Top Pick!
2015 Te Mata Estate Bordeaux Blend Hawke's Bay (Previously $20)

All estate fruit from the most highly regarded Bordeaux-focused producer in New Zealand. Think of this as a "baby Coleraine"...this is one of the best deals out there thanks to our winery-direct relationship. (Ryan Woodhouse, K&L NZ wine buyer) 52% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot. Each variety is fermented separately with an extended maceration on the skins. 8 months' maturation in a combination of new and used French oak. 


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2015 Elephant Hill "Le Phant Rouge" Red Blend Hawke's Bay (Previously $20)

93 points Sam Kim: "A gorgeous merlot, cabernet sauvignon and syrah blend, the fragrant nose shows blackcurrant, dark plum, cedar and mixed spice aromas with hints of cigar and vanilla notes. The palate is beautifully weighted and rounded, and offers silky mouthfeel backed by fine, chalky tannins. Wonderful balance and generosity. At its best: now to 2020." 91-92 points Raymond Chan: "Full, very dark, black-red colour, a little lighter on the rim. The nose is softly full and gently concentrated with aromas of dark-red and black plums along with subtle notes of redcurrants and blackcurrants, along with a ...Read More » 


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2011 Fromm "La Strada" Pinot Noir Marlborough (Elsewhere $30)

93 points James Suckling: "Lovely, sultry black- and dark-berry fruits on the nose, with deep spice, a touch of undergrowth and deep, earthy tones. Lovely shape on the palate as the dark, spicy fruit flows forth. Plenty of spice and meaty notes with an aura of leaf litter and forest floor surrounding the fruit charcters. Perfectly poised on the finish. Give this a good decant and settle in. Drink in 2015." (10/2014) 91 points Raymond Chan: "Dark, deep ruby-red colour with a black-hued heart and lighter garnet on rim. The bouquet is gentle and even with ethereal perfumes of dark red berry fruits and fresh re ...Read More » 


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2015 Wanaka Road (Mount Edward) Pinot Noir Central Otago

91 points James Suckling: "Attractive and juicy dark cherry fruits in a silky and flavorsome style of approachable pinot noir. Tannins flow velvety and even. There's a little earthy thread too. Unfettered and even. Drink now. Screw cap." 91 points Raymond Chan: "Even, dark ruby-red colour with slight purple hues, lighter on the rim. The nose is soft and elegantly packed with deep aromas of dark-red berry fruit entwined with savoury notes of thyme herbs and a little earthy detail, unfolding red and violet florals and suggestions of raspberryish whole berry fermentation. Medium-full bodied and well-proporti ...Read More » 


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2016 Giesen Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2016 Sauvignon Blanc has a green apple, fresh pear and sage-laced nose with a touch of mown grass. Light to medium-bodied, crisp, clean and with plenty of zing in its step, it delivers a good intensity of straightforward apple and herb flavors with good length. (LPB)" (1/2017) Wine Enthusiast: "This clean, crisp, medium-bodied Sauvignon Blanc boasts standard regional notes of tomato leaf and white grapefruit without going too far into the tropical-fruit spectrum. (JC)" (3/2017) Wine Spectator: "An edge of roasted fennel and savory herb adds dimension to the vivid lemony core, finishing wi ...Read More » 


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2016 Felton Road "Bannockburn" Pinot Noir Central Otago (Biodynamic)

95 points Bob Campbell: "Felton Road's entry level Pinot Noir is an elegant blend of several vineyards with a mix of savoury, earthy, herbal and coffee flavours with cherry, floral and spice characters. It's a supple and complex wine that reveals power through a lengthy finish." 94 points Raymond Chan: "Deepish ruby-red colour, with light garnet on edge. The nose is elegant, fine and firm with primary dark-red cherry fruit aromas. The aromatics are deep, dense and well-ripened and very classical, but refined Central Otago expression. Rich and plush on the palate, the dark-red and near black fruit is sweet ...Read More » 


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2016 TWR (Te Whare Ra) "Toru" White Field Blend Marlborough (Elsewhere $20)

93 points Raymond Chan: "Even, pale straw colour with suggestions of blush and green. The nose is softly presented with broad and voluminous aromas, showing delicate rose-petal and white florals, subtle lime notes with an underlying steeliness at the core. Off-dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate is gently concentrated with flavours of rose petals entwined with lime fruit and white florals. This is soft and finely textured, the phenolics balancing the exotic aromatic fruit. The mouthfeel is balanced with integrated acidity, but the wine has a positive line and drive, revea ...Read More » 


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2017 Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "A wallflower when compared to other, more aggressively aromatic Kiwi Sauvignon Blancs, this wine offers hints of citrus, stone fruit, flowers and grass on the nose. The palate is of most interest here: It’s linear and chalky yet slippery in feel, with a fair lick of acidity that’s just barely balanced by fruit and florals. (CP)" (5/2018) K&L Notes: Greywacke is the awesome new project from Kevin Judd. Kevin was one of the founders and winemakers behind the legendary Cloudy Bay. There isn't much this guy doesn't know about making Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. 


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2015 Te Mata Chardonnay Hawke's Bay New Zealand (Previously $20)

A New Zealand classic from the country's oldest winery. The grapes were sourced from estate vineyards in Woodthorpe Terraces and Havelock Hills; some were barrel fermented while the rest was tank fermented. The resulting wine has a broad depth with a bright acidity. Tasting notes from the winemaker: "Estate Vineyards Chardonnay ’15 has the aromas of white meadow flowers, French vanilla and floral, juicy Hawke’s Bay peaches. Bright light gold, the palate unfurls with a balance of rock melon, sweet lemon, candied lime and complexing notes of biscuit, stone... Read More » 


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2016 Ata Rangi "Crimson" Pinot Noir Martinborough (Elsewhere $30+)

93-94 points Raymond Chan: "Moderately deep, cerise-ruby red with youthful purple hues. This is ripe, up-front and juicy with sweet, aromatic fruits, with dark raspberries and cherries and plum notes. This is easy to access and is inviting with its sweetness. Beautifully and fully ripe on palate, the fruit is sweet and juicy, with raspberries and plums. The fruit is underlined by fine tannin extraction providing noticeable structure and grip. The primary fruit as I saw when last tasted is giving way to the extract. The acidity lends freshness and vibrancy still. Hand-picked fruit, ...Read More » 


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2015 Elephant Hill Sauvignon Blanc Hawke's Bay (Previously $15)

90 points Sam Kim: "It is immediately appealing on the nose showing grapefruit, rockmelon, feijoa and sweet basil characters. The palate delivers excellent fruit intensity and vibrancy, nicely supported by fine texture and juicy acidity. It is pristine and flavoursome, and offers plenty of tasty sauvignon characters. At its best: now to 2018."  


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2015 Greywacke "Wild Sauvignon" Sauvigon Blanc Marlborough

96 points Raymond Chan: "Very pale straw, near colourless. The nose is fresh and youthful with near exuberant and rich green stonefruit aromas of nectarines and greengages with notes of ripe capsicums and fresh herbs, unfolding a hint of smoke and nuttiness. The aromatics grow in fullness and depth with aeration. Dry to taste, very vibrantly sweet and rich in fruit, with juicy greengage, nectarine and green stonefruits. Complex detail emerges, nuts and oak? But quite subtle, with hints of creaminess. This has a tight, concentrated core and refined phenolic line. So youthful, but ...Read More » 


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2016 Jules Taylor Chardonnay Marlborough

93 points Decanter: "An exquisite, feminine style of Chardonnay, this is showing delicate lemony tones combining harmoniously with florals and stone fruits. The seamless oak gives a playful attitude to this wine, and the acidity sits respectfully alongside." (2/2018) Bob Campbell: "Pleasing, well-made fruit-driven chardonnay with white peach, ginger and nutty lees flavours. The wine has good weight and a perfect balance of alcohol and fruit sweetness against gentle acidity and fine tannins. Good value at this price. *Four Stars*" (1/2017) Raymond Chan: "Bright straw-yellow colour with slight green hues, pale ...Read More » 


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2015 Carrick "Unravelled" Pinot Noir Bannockburn Central Otago (Biodynamic)

Wine Enthusiast: "A sleek, streamlined rendering of Pinot Noir, marked by hints of espresso and barrel char, but also offering ample pie cherry, pomegranate and tea shadings. It's crisp but not very tannic, so there's no need to wait on this one. Drink now-2020. (JC)" (3/2017) Wine Spectator: "Firm, with a savory edge to the strawberry, spice and fresh earth notes. Delivers a backbone of velvety tannins and a bright, juicy finish. Drink now through 2025. (MW, Web-2017)"  


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2013 Rippon "Rippon" Mature Vine Pinot Noir Lake Wanaka Central Otago (Biodynamic)

90 points Wine Spectator: "Spiced plum, licorice and loam flavors are complex, accented by bass notes of savory, earth, dried porcino and forest floor. The tannins add a sinewy backbone. Drink now through 2027. (MW, Web Only-2017)" Jancis Robinson: "Vines planted between 1982 and 1995, all on own roots (they are very isolated up by Lake Wanaka). Organic and dry farmed. Sweet-fruited, ripe and inviting with a light earthy note. Earthy and fresh on the finish with nicely dry savoury flavours that are quite unusual on NZ Pinot Noir. Full of energy without being precocious. Julia Harding MW" (3/2017) K&L Notes: 95 po... Read More » 


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2014 Man O' War Bordeaux Blend Waiheke Island New Zealand (Elsewhere $20+)

95 points Bob Campbell: "(Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Petit Verdot) Big, rich, dense and yet accessible red with masses of dark fruits, chocolate and coffee plus a seasoning of spicy oak. A deliciously drinkable red, with a backbone of sweet, ripe tannins. Great value at this price." (5/2016) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Medium garnet in color, the 2014 Merlot / Cabernet / Malbec / Petit Verdot has a meaty / gamey nose over a core of creme de cassis, stewed tea and cigar boxes plus a touch of bay leaves. Medium-bodied, softly textured and with a generous amount of plum and earth laced flavors, it has app ...Read More » 


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2014 Sherwood Estate Pinot Noir Waipara Valley

90 points Wine Spectator: "Ripe and rich, with jammy edges to the concentrated cherry and wild berry flavors, this has pepper, sage and earthy accents, and good concentration on the finish. (MW, Web-2016)"  


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2014 Te Mata "Cape Crest" Sauvignon Blanc Hawke's Bay

94-95 points Raymond Chan: "Bright, pale straw-yellow colour with slight green hues, lighter on edge. The nose is intense with penetrating aromas of ripe gooseberries, greengages, limes and green stonefruits, fresh herbs and a subtle layer of nutty oak. The aromatics are youthfully fresh and tightly bound. Medium-bodied, the fruit is tight and firmly concentrated, and slender in presentation, still to unfold in richness. The flavours of green stonefruits, herbs and citrus fruits are vibrantly youthful, refreshing and steely, and the palate is slippery and racy, quite mouthwatering ...Read More » 


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2017 Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

92 points Bob Campbell: "Delicate, tangy sauvignon blanc with gooseberry, lemongrass, and capsicum flavours, plus a hint of tropical fruits. Lovely purity and good varietal definition." (5/2018) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Slightly pungent and nettle-y, the 2017 Sauvignon Blanc also features notes of passion fruit and grapefruit pith. It's light to medium-bodied, with a crisp, refreshing feel and a hint of bitterness on the mouthwatering finish." (2/2018) Wine Spectator: "Pear, apple and citrus flavors are juicy and appealing, set on an elegant and smooth frame.(MW)" (4/2018)  


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2015 Clos Henri (Henri Bourgeois) Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough (Previously $25)

95 points Bob Campbell: "Unusually produced from non-irrigated vines. Delicately aromatic sauvignon blanc with mineral, citrus and subtle herbal flavours. Very textural wine thanks to a 10% barrel-fermented component. A wonderfully pure and subtly complex sauvignon." 95 points Sam Kim: "This is a glorious expression; the complex bouquet shows grapefruit, feijoa, nectarine and jasmine with nuances of flint and almond. It is concentrated and impressively weighted on the palate, and delivers waves of attractive flavours and fine texture, superbly structured by juicy acidity. The wine is generous yet ele ...Read More » 


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2015 Valli "Gibbston" Pinot Noir Central Otago

95-96 points Raymond Chan: "Dark, deep ruby-red colour. The nose is fine and deep, with classical Gibbston aromas of fresh dark red berry fruits laced with fresh and dark herbs and a subtle, savoury stalk perfume that is both whole cluster and a cooler place. Rich, bright and lively on palate, this is tightly bound with a concentrated core, unfolding waves of savoury red berry fruits, herbs, and stalk notes in the most positive complexing sense. The fruit is underlined by a fine, firm structured line and the mouthfeel lively and vibrant from the fresh acidity. The depth and layerin ...Read More » 


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2017 Matahiwi Estate Sauvignon Blanc Wairarapa

This vibrant aromatic wine has fresh aromas of herbs, green apple, passion fruit and lime. The zesty palate combines complex stone fruit and spice with subtle creaminess from the barrel fermentation, and a long fresh finish. 


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2015 Trinity Hill "Homage" Syrah Hawke's Bay

99 points James Suckling: "A superb wine. Quite possibly the greatest expression of Syrah that New Zealand has produced to date. The level of complexity and concentration, the layering of flavors and textures, the length of tannins – there is so much to admire in this wine. Fruits are in the raspberry, red plum and blackberry spectrum, doused in pepper and every imaginable woody spice. Hints of chocolate, too. A thrilling and vibrant Syrah." (11/2017) 99 points Raymond Chan: "Full, dark, deep ruby-red colour with purple-black hues, near impenetrable. The nose has incredibly intense and penetrating aromas of ...Read More » 


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2015 Fromm "La Strada" Pinot Noir Marlborough Top Pick!
2015 Fromm "La Strada" Pinot Noir Marlborough

93 points Bob Campbell: "Made from a blend of wines from the Wairau Valley, Brancott Valley and Waihopai Valley with a vine age if 14-25 years. The only Fromm Pinot to be filtered and fined or to be sealed with a screwcap. It also spends a week less on the skins than the others. Weighty and reasonably concentrated Pinot Noir with ripe plum, dark berry and a hint of chocolate. An accessible and appealing wine." (1/2017) 93 points James Suckling: "Florals and mixed berries with red-cherry fruits. This has up-front appeal with a palate that is no pushover. The tannins are sturdy, too." (3/2017) 93 points Sam Kim: "The fragrant bouq ...Read More » 


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2016 TWR (Te Whare Ra) Chardonnay Marlborough

95 points Sam Kim: "This is all Mendoza clone vines grown on their estate vineyard; complex bouquet shows nectarine, oatmeal, hazelnut and nougat characters, followed by a concentrated and beautifully rounded palate that is attractively fruited and finely textured. Complex and engaging, and delightful and elegant at the same time, the wine offers excellent fruit purity combined with delicately infused oak undertones and savoury nuances. At its best: 2018 to 2024. Certified organic." 93 points James Suckling: "Pristine stone fruits and citrus with a nicely played thread of more savory winemaking element ...Read More » 


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2014 Elephant Hill Hawke's Bay Syrah

94 points Sam Kim: "Following the fabulous 2013 rendition, this is another gratifying syrah with awesome fruit purity and richness. Fragrant aromas of dark plum, blueberry, floral, cedar and white pepper lead to a succulent palate that is concentrated and richly textured. The wine shows wonderful fruit intensity as well as refinement, and promises to develop beautifully. At its best: 2016 to 2024." 92-93 points Raymond Chan: "Very dark black-red colour with purple hues, near impenetrable. This has a firm nose of blackberry fruit with notes of black pepper intermingling with currant nuances and whole bun ...Read More » 


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2016 Craggy Range Pinot Noir Martinborough

92 points James Suckling: "An attractive, fresh and alluring pinot noir that has plenty of forthright ripe cherry and plum fruit aromas and flavors. Assertive but charming on the palate. Neat wine. Drink now." 90 points Wine Enthusiast: "This wine needs a few minutes in the glass to reveal its true colors, but when it does, it is a pretty if "broody" Pinot Noir, with notes of chocolate, cherry, and baking spice. The tannins certainly aren’t shy but they’re well married to lifted fruit. Give this time to come out of its shell. Drink now with a good decant or cellar through 2022."  


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2016 Fromm "La Strada" Spatlese Riesling Marlborough (Previously $20)

93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Packaged in Mosel-like blue-green glass, the 2016 Riesling Spatlese weighs in at only 7% alcohol and a substantial 78 grams per liter residual sugar. Lime and green apple notes mark the nose, while the light-bodied palate is zesty and refreshing, coming to a crisp sweet-tart finish. It remains one of New Zealand's reference-point sweet Rieslings, capable of aging 10 years or more." 92 points James Suckling: "A very handy wine that plays the reductive game well. Plenty of fresh apple and lime fruits. Off-dry, long and refreshing. Drink now." K&L Notes: Winemaker's Notes: " An energetic yet focuss... Read More » 


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2015 Corofin "Carter Ashmore Vineyard - North Corner" Chardonnay Marlborough (Previously $30)

Corofin is an amazing small project run by Mike and Anna Patterson. Their focus is on boutique production, single vineyard/block wines that represent special sites with unique and distinctive characters. They make literally a few barrels of each wine with the utmost care and attention. I was super impressed with the wines on a recent trip to New Zealand. This tiny production wine is picked from an old Chardonnay block owned and organically farmed by Dog Point. (Ryan Woodhouse - K&L NZ Wine Buyer) 


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2015 Fromm "Clayvin Vineyard" Chardonnay Marlborough (Previously $40)

95 points Bob Campbell: "Intense, youthful chardonnay with mineral, oyster shell, citrus, grapefruit, stone fruit, hazelnut and spicy oak flavours. A tight, focused and complex wine that can be appreciated now but has a lot of potential." 94 points James Suckling: "Impressive purity and density of fruit with ripe grapefruit and peach as well as nectarine and hints of mango, subtly placed oak and attractive flinty notes. The palate has a bold serve of rich stone fruit flavor, bright acid to hold fleshy texture in check and a gently mealy, savory finish." 93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2015 Clayvin Vineyard Chardonnay is a knockout Marlb ...Read More » 


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2016 Sherwood Estate Sauvignon Blanc Waipara Valley

90 points Wine Spectator: "Fragrant orange blossom and crisp lemon meringue flavors are juicy and bright, with plenty of intensity and charm on the finish. (MW)" (7/2017)  


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2015 Framingham F-Series Pinot Noir Marlborough

91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The winery takes pains to note that the F Series of wines aren't reserve offerings, just "different" from the regular bottlings. In this case, the 2015 F Series Pinot Noir has a higher proportion of whole-cluster ferments and is a barrel selection. Sappy, stemmy dark fruit notes mark the nose, picking up savory spice notes on the medium to full-bodied palate and ending with a swirl of cedar and vanilla. (JC)" (2/2018) K&L Notes: A wildly complex Pinot Noir from the heavy clay soils of the southern valleys - Marlborough’s primo sub-region of the best Pinot Noir. The w... Read More » 


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2015 Corofin "Settlement Vineyard - East Slope" Pinot Noir Marlborough (Previously $30)

93 points James Suckling: "Nicely crafted complexity and the fruit has been respected to capture all on offer: attractive cherry aromas and flavors and very supple tannins that are long and even. Drink now to 2022." (3/2017) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Smooth and rich, with nutmeg, black tea and cardamom accents to the fleshy plum and black cherry flavors, gaining momentum on the finish. Drink now through 2027. (MW, Web Only-2017)" K&L Notes: Corofin is an amazing small project run by Mike and Anna Patterson. Their focus is on boutique production, single vineyard/block wines that represent special sites with unique and dis... Read More » 


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2016 Felton Road "Block 3" Pinot Noir Central Otago (Biodynamic)

96 points Bob Campbell: "Felton Road's most expensive pinot noir is a supremely elegant wine layers of coffee, violet, fresh herb, dark cherry and mixed spice flavours. It's long and linear, with a fine and slightly peppery texture. Can be enjoyed now but will deliver much more in time." 96 points Raymond Chan: "Dark, deep ruby-red colour, a little lighter on the rim. The nose is fine and firm, with intense savoury dark-red berry with hark herb and savoury whole cluster notes. Already complex. On palate the clone 10/5 savoury dark-red fruit and layers of dark herbs with stalk fragrances are the feature. T ...Read More » 


Inventory: San Francisco


2016 Villa Maria "Private Bin" Rosé Hawke's Bay (Previously $11)

A delicious, crisp, dry rosé made from Bordeaux varietals predominantly Merlot. Winemaker's Notes: "A fragrant bouquet of fresh rose petals, strawberry and guava notes dominate the nose. An intensely flavoured palate with lovely richness, finishing balanced and polished. A dry styled wine which is fantastic for warm summer days. Following harvesting and gentle crushing, a portion of the parcels received extended skin contact to extract colour from the berry skins, with the balance pressed straight to tank. Fermentation of the individual parcels in stainl... Read More » 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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