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The popularity of New Zealand's wines is absolutely exploding. Talented winemakers and ideal conditions for several varietals combined with attractive pricing has made this country immensely popular with our customers. Whether you're looking for a fun value-priced wine or a world class bottling, don't overlook New Zealand. Our selection is below...

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2016 Nor'Wester (Omihi) by Greystone Pinot Noir North Canterbury Top Pick!
2016 Nor'Wester (Omihi) by Greystone Pinot Noir North Canterbury

94 points Sam Kim: "The wine combines fabulous fruit purity with seductive complexity, displaying fragrant aromas of dark cherry, plum, smoked game, dark mushroom and black olive on the nose, leading to a beautifully weighted palate that is silky and flowing. The wine offers refinement and poise, while delivering loads of delectable flavours with a powerful finish. At its best: now to 2022." (02/2018) 93 points Bob Campbell: "Elegant, precise, poised Pinot Noir with bright cherry, red rose and subtle spice flavours. The wine has an appealing purity and ...Read More » 


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2018 TWR (Te Whare Ra) Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Top Pick!
2018 TWR (Te Whare Ra) Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

95 points Bob Campbell: "A blend of wines from the Upper Awatere Valley and the TWR home block in the Wairau Valley. Quite a tight, yet textural, sauvignon blanc with gooseberry, lime zest, lemongrass and a seasoning of tropical fruit and passionfruit character. An appealing wine." (01/2019) 94 points Sam Kim: "This is a gorgeous rendition of the variety; offering vibrancy as well as complexity within a delightful textural mouthfeel. Fragrant aromas of Gala apple, feijoa, nectarine and lemon peel with a hint of oatmeal on the nose. The palate is concen ...Read More » 


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2017 Wither Hills Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

91 points Vinous: "The 2017 Sauvignon Blanc has a vigorous bouquet of grass clippings and crushed stone, just a hint of white asparagus in the background lending complexity. The taut, linear palate is very well balanced with a fine line of acidity, then fans out towards the finish with crisp Granny Smith and gooseberry notes. Excellent. (NM)" (11/2018) 91 points Wine Spectator: "Honeysuckle, peach cobbler and Key lime pie notes are aromatic, lush and expressive, set on a crisp, sleek frame, with plenty of juiciness and refreshment, finishing with a das ...Read More » 


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2015 Tongue in Groove "Cabal Vineyard" Pinot Noir Waipara Valley Top Pick!
2015 Tongue in Groove "Cabal Vineyard" Pinot Noir Waipara Valley

94-95 points Raymond Chan: "Full, even, dark ruby-red colour, a little lighter on the rim. The bouquet is softly full and deeply packed with concentrated aromas of savoury dark-red berry fruit with notes of dark plums interwoven with a layer of complexing dark and dried herbs with a lifted whole bunch stalk perfume element, some earth and mushroom and a suggestion of game. This has detail and plenty of complexity. Medium-full bodied, the palate has rich and mouthfilling, sweet and luscious flavours of savoury dark-red berry fruit along with notes of dark ...Read More » 


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2016 TWR (Te Whare Ra) Pinot Noir Marlborough Top Pick!
2016 TWR (Te Whare Ra) Pinot Noir Marlborough

94 points Sam Kim: "Elegantly styled and inviting, the bouquet shows spiced cherry, plum, olive and floral characters with hints of dried herb and almond. The palate delivers excellent purity and roundness, beautifully complemented by fine texture and polished tannins. The wine is wonderfully proportioned and poised, offering refinement and stylish complexity. At its best: now to 2023." (08/2018) 93 points Bob Campbell: "Bright, fresh and flavoursome pinot noir with cherry, raspberry, red rose and spicy oak with a suggestion of savoury and dried herb c ...Read More » 


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2015 Carrick Sauvignon Blanc Bannockburn Central Otago (Biodynamic) (Previously $20)

Wine Spectator: "Apple and peach flavors are spicy and fleshy, with moderate acidity and a hint of toast and dried flower on the finish. (MW, Web only-2016)" K&L Notes: This wine is a direct import to K&L, meaning we purchased the wine directly from Carrick in New Zealand and brought it into the States without paying the middlemen who generally take a cut of the profits. That’s why the price is so good. Winemaker's notes: "Shows classic notes of gooseberries and capsicums with a hint of passionfruit and pineapple. Full bodied and showing some complexity ...Read More » 


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2014 Mount Edward "Morrison Vineyard" Central Otago Pinot Noir

96 points James Suckling: "This really is quite the wine. It delivers a super suave and dark fruited impression that is packed with ripe red cherry, dark cherry and dark berry fruits. There's a layer of sweet-smelling perfume, too. Extremely impressive. The palate is seamless and supple with fine silky tannins that are bathed in ripe succulent cherry flavor. Breathtaking freshness and depth." (12/2017) 95 points Decanter: "Complex mineral, ripe berries and soft wild herb scents; newish oak and light brown spices. Equally complex palate, concentrated, l ...Read More » 


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2016 Mount Edward Pinot Noir Central Otago Top Pick!
2016 Mount Edward Pinot Noir Central Otago

94 points James Suckling: " A smooth, supple and polished Pinot, this offers aromas and flavors of red and black cherries and plums and delivers a super smooth, silky palate. Effortlessly drinkable Pinot here. Drink now. Screw cap. " (12/2018) K&L Notes: Rated #63 on James Suckling's Top 100 New Zealand Wines of 2018. 40% Muirkirk Vineyard, 30% MOrrison Vineyard, 30% Pisa Terrrace Vineyard 11 months in 15% new French Oak, then 4 months in stainless steel tank prior to bottling


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2017 TED by Mount Edward Central Otago Pinot Noir Top Pick!
2017 TED by Mount Edward Central Otago Pinot Noir

93 points James Suckling: " Attractive and deeply fruited Pinot that has impressive black-cherry aromas and flavors with subtly played, spicy oak influence sitting in the background. This has impressive, generous fruit. Drink now. Screw cap. " (12/2018) K&L Notes: #86 James Suckling Top 100 New Zealand Wines 2018.


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2016 Kumeu River "Kumeu Village" Chardonnay Top Pick!
2016 Kumeu River "Kumeu Village" Chardonnay

92 points James Suckling: "An array of local sites blended together, this gives a heart and soul feel for the vintage at Kumeu. Plenty of richness and ripeness. Quite peachy and almost heads into mango tropical territory. A fleshy and approachable palate. Drink now." (11/2017) 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Still a Kiwi classic, Kumeu River's 2016 Estate Chardonnay features toasted grain aromas, ripe peach and nectarine flavors and a long, citrus-inflected finish. It's medium-bodied, with a plump, silky texture and up to a decade of aging po ...Read More » 


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

94 points Bob Campbell: "Richly scented Pinot Noir with plum, cherry and mineral flavours, together with a seasoning of spice and subtle herbal characters. A bright, high energy wine that's a pleasure to drink now but has the potential to develop well." (08/2017) 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 pala ...Read More » 


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2016 Greywacke "Wild Sauvignon" Sauvigon Blanc Marlborough

94 points James Suckling: "This has all the complexity seen in great white wines with plenty of savory influence. Grilled nuts adorn biscuity and flinty lemon and grapefruit pith. The palate has punchy dried-peach and lemon flavors, as well as an appealing, very succulent and carefully layered texture. " (10/2018) 93 points Wine Spectator: "Just gorgeous, this is vibrant, fragrant and generous, with honeysuckle, Key lime, lemongrass and fresh ginger notes that mingle with grapefruit and pear flavors. Impressive for the intensity, showing a smooth body, ...Read More » 


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2018 Fromm Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough Top Pick!
2018 Fromm Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

92 points James Suckling: "This is a restrained, keenly focused style with chamomile, lime-leaf and lime-juice aromas that lead to a palate with assertive, driving acidity." (10/2018)


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2017 Fromm Pinot Noir Marlborough Top Pick!
2017 Fromm Pinot Noir Marlborough

Fromm is a small organic and Biodynamic practicing estate in Renwick at the center of Marlborough's Wairau Valley. They have been producing wine since 1992 and strive to make hand-crafted wines that represent unique vineyard expressions. After visiting the property in 2011 we knew that these wines were special. We are delighted that we have developed such a great relationship with winemaker Hätsch Kalberer to offer these wines at fraction of their worth due to a direct winery purchase deal. I hope you enjoy the wines as much as we have.


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2017 Clos Henri "Petit Clos" Marlborough Pinot Noir

93 points James Suckling: "There’s a wealth of attractive fruit here with additional complexity and an underlying thread of zesty, fine and driving acidity. There’s a lot of interest on the palate and terrific purity at the finish. Drink now. Screw cap." (10/2018) K&L Notes: Producer's notes: "Pinot Noir grapes from our youngest blocks deliver vibrant, youthful wine that are fruit driven and lively yet elegant with supple tannins and lovely balance. Petit Clos Pinot Noir tells the promising potential of our terroir and is the open door that teases you ...Read More » 


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2014 Escarpment "Te Rehua" Pinot Noir Martinborough Back In Stock!
2014 Escarpment "Te Rehua" Pinot Noir Martinborough

99 points Raymond Chan: "Very dark, deep, black-hued ruby-red colour, a little lighter on the rim, and youthful in appearance. The nose is full with robust and vigorous aromas of rich, ripe, dark-red and blackberry fruit with black cherries and layers of savoury dark herbs, whole cluster stalk detail, in an amalgam with violet florals. Complexing earth and balsamic nuances add to the aromatic array. Medium-full bodied, lusciously rich and succulent flavours of ripe, dark red berry and blackberry fruit are intermixed with complex layers of spices, dark re ...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 t ...Read More » 


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2015 TWR (Te Whare Ra) Pinot Noir Marlborough

96 points Sam Kim: "Famous for their exquisite aromatic whites, Anna and Jason Flowerday have fashioned this gorgeous pinot from grapes grown on their estate vineyard in Renwick combined with the ones from Rawiri vineyard in the Omaka district. The striking bouquet shows dark cherry, smoked game, floral and almond characters with hints of truffle and mixed spice. The palate is concentrated and powerful, within the elegant frame of the variety, exhibiting awesome fruit purity together with seductive savoury nuances, brilliantly framed by loads of polished ...Read More » 


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2016 Momo (Seresin) Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2016 Organic Sauvignon Blanc features distinctive struck-flint aromas upon opening, along with notes of tomato leaf, pineapple and grapefruit. It's a plump, medium-bodied example of the genre, with ample concentration of citrusy fruit, hints of herbaceousness and a clean, refreshing finish. (JC)" (02/2018) Wine Spectator: "Shows a floral, honeysuckle accent to the fleshy melon and pear flavors, featuring plenty of spice and candied ginger accents on the finish, with firm, juicy acidity. (MW)" (07/2018) K&L Notes: * ...Read More » 


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2017 Wildflower Sauvignon Blanc Hawke's Bay

Wine Spectator: "Juicy and bright, with peach, mandarin orange and Key lime notes that are effusive and expressive on the sleek frame. (MW, Web Only-2018)" K&L Notes: New Zealand wine reviewer Raymond Chan writes: "Bright straw-yellow colour with a pale golden hue, lighter on the rim. The nose is softly full with aromas of gooseberries and tropical fruits, along with fresh herbs and green capsicums forming a well-packed heart. This is elegant in proportion and unfolds cut-grass notes. Dry to taste and light-medium bodied, the palate has up-front, uncomp ...Read More » 


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2017 Giesen Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Aromatic but not bombastic, this shows grapefruit, apple and lemon aromas on the nose that are followed by herbal notes of tomato leaf, mint and grass. There's a focused line of acidity on the palate that cuts through the fruit and rounded texture but doesn't jut out. Drink now-2023. (CP)" (12/2018) 90 points James Suckling: "A nicely dialed-in sauvignon that has evolved to deliver a handy array of texture and bright, direct fruit in a peach and light mango vein. Good balance. Really fresh. Drink now. Screw cap." (10/2018) ...Read More » 


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2018 Mount Edward Gamay Central Otago

Praise from Joe Czerwinski in Wine Advocate: "The tiny tasting room and winery of Mount Edward would be easy to miss, except that there are very few wineries along this stretch of Gibbston Valley. It's a homey, rough-hewn environment that lacks the space and technology of some of the fancy neighbors, but the wines are uniformly excellent in quality, built on hard work in the vineyards rather than being made in the winery." (02/2018)


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2017 Mount Edward Riesling Lowburn Central Otago

93 points James Suckling: " A really polished Riesling that delivers ripe stone fruits and lemon-lime citrus in a smoothly crafted palate that has assertive attack and an elegant, focused finish. Super fresh. Drink now. Screw cap. " (11/2017) 92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A blend sourced from several subregions, the New Zealand dry 2017 Riesling boasts between five and seven grams per liter of residual sugar. Understated peach and lime aromas give way to a medium-bodied palate that's creamy-textured but also intense and briny, with a silky- ...Read More » 


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2017 Frenzy Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand

91 points Wine & Spirits: "Lemony fresh, this brisk white carries notes of tarragon and a hint of crunchy green pepper. Citrusy acidity keeps it bright and cleansing, as if the flavors were lifted by a sea breeze. A perfect pairing for picnics and creamy goat cheese." (04/2018) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Succulent mango, melon and tangerine flavors are fleshy and lush, with dried floral hints and a touch of matcha green tea on the finish. *Best Value* (MW)" (04/2018) Wine Enthusiast: "This wine shows soft lime and stone fruit characters that mingle w ...Read More » 


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2017 Mount Edward Chardonnay Bannockburn Central Otago

This is the second release of Chardonnay off the Morrison Vineyard. As single vineyard wine of which only 5 barrels were made. The grapes were whole bunch pressed directly to barrel and fermented naturally usin gthe vineyard yeasts in older French oak (no new oak was used). The wine went through malolactic fermentation naturally. Matured for just under a year in oak prior to hand bottling with no fining or filtering. (Stefanie Juelsgaard, K&L New Zealand Buyer)


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2018 Mount Edward Pinot Noir Rosé Central Otago Top Pick!
2018 Mount Edward Pinot Noir Rosé Central Otago

90-91 points James Suckling: "A dry, savory style that has light dried-flower and berry aromas. The palate is dry and textural with good energy and punchy, smooth drive. Grown-up wine." (10/2018) K&L Notes: Coming from a single block of the Muirkirk vineyard, the grapes are picked specifically to make Rosé. One hundred percent Pinot Noir grapes spending 2-3 hours on the skins before being drained off, creates a wine of refreshing acidity and a lovely smooth texture. Nothing tutti frutti here. (Stefanie Juelsgaard, K&L New Zealand Buyer)


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2017 Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

95 points Bob Campbell: "Attractively-scented and flavoursome sauvignon blanc with grapefruit, tree fruit, nectarine, root ginger and delicately nutty yeast lees characters. Good purity and power. A first-class sauvignon blanc." (06/2018) 92 points Decanter: "Always one of Marlborough’s top Sauvignon Blancs, made by former Cloudy Bay winemaker Kevin Judd. It has gentle tropical and citrus aromas and flavours, and the complex layers mean that each sip reveals a little more. A very stylish wine. (CG)" (04/2018) 90 points Vinous: "The 2017 Sauvignon Bla ...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 posit ...Read More » 


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2017 Hillersden Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc Wairau Valley Marlborough

Wine Spectator: "Vibrant grapefruit, lemon and passion fruit flavors offer a dash of wasabi on a light, crisp and juicy frame. (MW)" (12/2018) K&L Notes: Winery Notes: "A beguiling combination of gooseberry, melon, tropical fruits and lime zest, along with an elegant seam of acidity, and a refreshing effervescence. This crisp, clean and undeniably vibrant sparkling wine elevates classic Marlborough Sauvignon to celebratory levels. A perfect partner to the freshest of seafood, particularly oysters. This wine is equally delicious on its own and imperativ ...Read More » 


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2014 Te Mata "Bullnose" Syrah Hawke's Bay

98 points Sam Kim: "The legend continues with this exceptional 2014 offering. It is totally seductive on the nose displaying dark plum, blueberry, violet and game characters with nuances of cedar and spice. The palate delivers awesome power and concentration, while remaining elegant and poised, with outstanding fruit purity and layers of delectable flavours. Tannins are in fine and in abundance, and frames the wine seamlessly. Built to last, this is a must for syrah fans and collectors. At its best: 2018 to 2034." (11/2015) 96 points James Suckling: "S ...Read More » 


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2017 Framingham "Select" Riesling Marlborough

96 points Bob Campbell: "Selectively hand-harvested from old vines, bunch-pressed and fermented. A weighty riesling with lime, mineral, apricot, tree fruit and toast flavours. 5% botrytis with sweetness (54 g/l residual sugar) supported by lovely acidity but only very subtle honey character." 95 points Raymond Chan: "Bright, very pale straw colour with slight green hues, near colourless on the rim. The nose is elegantly concentrated with a firm and intense nose of white florals and subtle lime and citrus fruit notes, along with distinctive saline and mi ...Read More » 


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2017 Framingham F-Series Pinot Gris Marlborough

Raymond Chan: "Brilliant, even, light golden-hued straw-yellow colour, a little pale edged. The nose is soft and gently packed with a concentrated and rounded nose of ripe yellow stonefruits, exotic florals and pear fruit with honeysuckle. The aromatics are initially a little restrained, but open up to show plenty of detail and interest. Medium in sweetness and medium-bodied, the palate has a tight, but rounded heart of ripe yellow stonefruits entwined with honeysuckle, exotic florals and tropical fruits. The palate has firmness and drive, and flows alon ...Read More » 


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2017 Tohu "Single Vineyard" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

James Suckling: "A vibrant array of lime and grapefruit with clotted cream and pineapple fruit. Plenty of flesh and tangy fruit. Drink now. Screw cap." (11/2017) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Despite the challenges of the vintage, the 2017 Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc features a classic Awatere profile. Nettle and tomato leaf notes accent pink grapefruit aromas and flavors in this medium-bodied, clean, crisp wine. (JC) " (02/2018) K&L Notes: From the winery: "Maori are the indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand. As a Maori company, we have a ...Read More » 


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2017 Wither Hills Pinot Noir Rosé Wairau Valley

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2017 Rose of Pinot Noir features scents of passion fruit and strawberries, light to medium body, and a clean, dry finish. It's plump and slightly creamy but remains crisp enough to please on the finish. (JC)" (02/2018) Wine Spectator: "Candied watermelon, apple and peach flavors are supple and easy-drinking in this red, with a hint of spice. Drink now. 2,000 cases imported. (MK, Web Only-2018)"


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2017 Spy Valley "E Block" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New!
2017 Spy Valley "E Block" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

93 points James Suckling: "A very composed and complex style with grassy and herbal accents across restrained limes that deliver a fresh palate with stony minerals, lime juice and light tropical flavors. Tight and tidy. Drink now. Screw cap. " (08/2018) 90 points Wine Spectator: "Touches of spice, dried honeysuckle and lanolin add a sophisticated edge to the core of peach and citrus flavors in this white. Smooth and spicy on the finish, where a squeeze of lemon juice adds acidity. Drink now. (MW)" (04/2019) Wine Enthusiast: "This wine deftly balances ...Read More » 


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2016 Dog Point "Section 94" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

95 points James Suckling: "There's much at play here. This has a hazelnut edge on the nose with flinty, restrained and dialled back citrusy fruit presence. Minerally and stony with dried flowers too. A clever wine. The palate has a level of weight and texture more associated with Chablis. Very long, piercing, focused and glossy tight-wrapped fruit here. Excellent. " (12/2017) 94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "A barrel-fermented, no-holds-barred style of Sauvignon Blanc, the 2014 Section 94 delivers honeyed peaches, lemon tart and pink grapefrui ...Read More » 


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2017 Framingham F-Series Riesling Spätlese Gold Capsule Marlborough (Medium-Sweet)

96 points Bob Campbell: "Hand picked, no botrytis, picked at 22Brix with good acidity, 35% fermented in an old barrels. 500 bottles made. Pure, luscious late harvest Riesling. Lemon curd, lime zest, chalky minerality all supported by lovely knife-edged acidity. Delicious wine with obvious potential although very accessible now." 94 points Raymond Chan: "Brilliant light straw-yellow colour with lemony hues, lighter on the rim. The nose is soft and gentle in expression with ethereal aromas of white and yellow florals, subtly exotic lime and tropical fruit ...Read More » 


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2017 Villa Maria "Private Bin" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Ripe, moderately concentrated and easy to drink, the 2017 Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc encapsulates what has made Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc so successful over the years. It offers distinctive passion fruit and mild green aromas, medium body and a zesty, refreshing finish. (JC)" (02/2018) Wine Enthusiast: "The nose is limey and floral, with stone fruit and pea shoots at the core. It's the palate that keeps you coming back for more, with acidity that is in check rather than enamel-stripping, held up by a juicy, limey core ...Read More » 


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2017 Framingham F-Series Riesling Kabinett Marlborough (Off-Dry)

94 points Bob Campbell: "Hand-harvested from old vines to avoid botrytis and select only golden bunches. 15% fermented on skins with the rest in stainless and old wood. Blended then aged in acacia puncheons for five months. Quite an oaky, aromatic and moderately weighty riesling with honey (from skin contact rather than botrytis) and grapefruit marmalade flavours. Has a wonderful thread of taut acidity giving the wine energy and development potential." 93 points Raymond Chan: "Bright straw-yellow colour with slight golden hues, lighter on the rim with g ...Read More » 


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2016 Fromm "Cuvée H" Pinot Noir Marlborough (Previously $40)

96 points James Suckling: "This is a very strong follow-up to the inaugural 2015 release. Aromas of bright red cherries carry bright, spicy and lightly earthy nuances on the nose. Flavors of fresh red and black cherries are swathed in gently creamy baking-spice complexity. The tannins run smooth, fine and even. Drink or hold." (10/2018) 94-95 points Raymond Chan: "Even ruby-red colour with a hint of garnet, a little lighter edged. The nose is softly full, a little restrained in expression, but unfolding a layered aromatic array showing dark-red berry f ...Read More » 


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2014 TWR (Te Whare Ra) "SV5182 - Single Vineyard" Pinot Noir Marlborough

96 points James Suckling: "A sense of depth of fruit with astute winemaking here. Deeply ripe red and black cherries sit amid violets and fresh, lightly earthy notes. The palate has bright, lithe and juicy red cherries with some forest-floor, woody and leafy notes. Fine but sturdy tannins and a subtly spicy finish. Super length. Drink or hold. Screw cap." (10/2018) 96 points Sam Kim: "The wine shows a great degree of elegance as well as complexity and intensity; the seductively expressed bouquet shows spiced cherry, dark plum, game, dried herb, olive a ...Read More » 


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2016 Esk Valley Bordeaux Blend Gimblett Gravels New Zealand

90 points James Suckling: "A youthful, reductive edge and a bright red berry and blueberry fruit core. This has a fresh and lithe palate with subtly crunchy tannins. Drink now. Screw cap." (11/2017) Vinous: "The 2016 Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon/Malbec, which is matured for 12 months in oak, has a surprisingly lean bouquet that needs more fruit to come through. The palate is medium-bodied with light tannin, sappy red cherries and raspberry mixed with a touch of baking powder, leading to an easy-drinking finish. (NM)" (11/2018) Robert Parker's Wine Advoc ...Read More » 


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2017 Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

93 points James Suckling: "Pungent passion fruit and fragrant melon, Tahitian lime citrus, this really takes sauvignon to another place for Marlborough, exposing the edgy, exciting and minerally possibilities whilst embracing the rampant intensity of fruit. Great acid, mouth-watering from front to back." 92 points Wine Spectator: "An aromatic version, with intriguing beeswax, honeysuckle, lanolin and marmalade notes that give way to a smooth, lush core of apricot and lime zest flavors. Mouthwateringly smooth and juicy, showing appealing complexity. *Sma ...Read More » 


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2016 TWR (Te Whare Ra) "SV5182" Marlborough Syrah

93-95 points Raymond Chan: "Full, very dark, near impenetrable, black-hued purple-red colour, very youthful in appearance. The nose is tightly bound with concentrated and intense aromas of blackberries and notes of dark raspberries, along with black pepper and softly expressed Asian spices. This has excellent concentration, richness and depth. Medium-bodied, the palate has concentrated flavours of ripe blackberry and dark raspberry fruit, entwined with notes of black pepper, unfolding dark herbs melded with Asian spices. The fruit richness is balanced by ...Read More » 


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Quartz Reef "Methode Traditionelle" Brut Central Otago (Biodynamic)

93 points Sam Kim: "A beautifully styled and composed methode, the inviting bouquet shows white stone fruit, lemon peel and apple blossom characters with subtle yeasty complexity. The palate is finely textured and brightly flavoured with pristine fruit flavours together with zesty acidity, wonderfully framed by creamy mouthfeel. $33.00. Certified organic & biodynamic." (08/2018) 92 points Wine Enthusiast: "This biodynamic blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from Bendigo draws you in with attractive notes of ripe red apple, pressed yellow flowers, butter ...Read More » 


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2016 Hillersden Riesling Marlborough

Hillersden is a fully sustainable operation and a proud member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand. Over the last year, the Hillersden team has been experimenting with organic practices to further reduce their impact on the environment and enhance the natural flavor of our wine. This includes kelp sprays and organic matter fertilizer, as well as a new initiative to replenish the soils with natural healthy microorganisms that have been lost to generations of agriculture pastoral farming. Winery note: "Pure, brisk and complex. Delivering mouth-watering ...Read More » 


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2018 Tohu "Single Vineyard" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Despite the challenges of the vintage, the 2017 Single Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc features a classic Awatere profile. Nettle and tomato leaf notes accent pink grapefruit aromas and flavors in this medium-bodied, clean, crisp wine. (JC)" (02/2018) Wine Spectator: "Lemongrass and toasted herb notes announce the crisp pear, green apple and citrus flavors at the core, set on a light frame. (MW)" (03/2019) K&L Notes: From the winery: "Maori are the indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand. As a Maori company, we have a stron ...Read More » 


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2016 Astrolabe "Province" Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough

92 points Wine Spectator: "Complex, with succulent peach, pear and melon flavors that mingle effortlessly with honeysuckle, spice and matcha green tea notes. Powerful and juicy. *Smart Buys* (MW)" (06/2017) 90 points Wine & Spirits: "Scents of jalapeño and passion fruit perk up this yeasty sauvignon, while smoky earthiness grounds the flavors in a savory end. This is soft and ready to chill for poached prawns or other fresh shellfish." (12/2017) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2016 Province Sauvignon Blanc has a lemon/lime nose with nuances of pe ...Read More » 


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WS 92 W&S 90

2015 Mt Beautiful Riesling North Canterbury

94 points Sam Kim: "It is fabulously aromatic on the nose showing nectarine, rockmelon, lime zest and floral characters. The palate delivers excellent concentration and fruit purity, together with subtle spice complexity, enhanced by whispering sweetness and fine texture. The wine finishes superbly long, silky and juicy, backed by bright acidity. Medium-dry. At its best: now to 2022. " (04/2016) 92 points Bob Campbell: "Moderately intense and quite floral Riesling with mandarin, orange blossom, Gala apple and subtle spicy flavours. An attractive wine w ...Read More » 


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2018 TWR (Te Whare Ra) "Toru" White Field Blend Marlborough

93 points Raymond Chan: "Bright, pale straw-yellow colour with slight green hues, lighter on the rim. The nose is firm and taut but elegantly presented with a core of exotic lime and citrus fruit that speaks of Riesling at present, along with subtle notes of florals and spice with stonefruit elements. This has a positive and deep core and unfolds fresh nuances of minerals. Medium-dry to taste and medium-bodied, the palate has very good depth and intensity of finely concentrated flavours of exotic citrus fruit and florals, unfolding rose-petal and Turk ...Read More » 


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RC 93 SK 93

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