The sweet, lifted aroma of proving bread appeals on the nose along with pleasant notes of white stone fruit, with spice and citrus adding to this sensory delight. Sweet Danish pastry and spicy pear tart emerge out of the succulent and sweetly fruited palate. Generous mineral flavours compliment the rich and full weight. Ginger and lemon zest add a pleasing zing to the finish.
A floral note of sweetpea develops to ripe pineapple and a touch of spice on the nose. Rock melon and gooseberry fruits on the palate are complimented by a pleasing fleshy texture and nicely integrated soft acidity. Good weight and length.
Classic Marlborough pungency and varietal definition. Aromas of white currants, blackcurrants, nettles, and ripe tropical notes including passionfruit. A full palate, which finishes with fresh acidity. Currant and mineral characters linger for minutes.
This vibrant, aromatic wine comes from the Awatere Valley, south of the better-known Wairau Plains. Michiel Eradus, owner/winemaker, believes the prolonged ripening period here is key to the wines' flavour intensity. Eradus Sauvignon is herbaceous and mineral with a long, rich finish.
A more old world style wine with more texture and complexity compared to the pure styles of Riesling we make for the Framingham bottling. A little bit of extra hang time on our oldest vines, hand harvested, bunch pressed with no juice clarification, fermented with uninoculated yeasts and left on lees for 11 months prior to bottling. Harmless crystals may form in the bottle.
This is a typical NZ Sauvignon Blanc with all the characteristics that we have come to know and love: the gooseberry, the lime, the nettles, the tropical fruit. There is nothing in this Sauvignon that leaves you in any doubt that it is a thoroughbred Kiwi and it has proved a firm favourite among Exel customers.
This Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is abound with notes of citrus, gooseberry, fresh pea pods and grapefruit to give a fresh crisp finish.The Giesen brand is synonymous with quality and we feel privileged to offer this exclusive range of wines to our customers. Founded and managed with passion by three brothers Theo, Alex and Marcel Giesen, they are highly regarded worldwide for producing unmatchable Sauvignon Blanc - 'The Brothers' Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough 2010, won Australia's Winestate Trophy - beating no fewer than 1000 wines to triumph!
This Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is abound with notes of citrus, gooseberry, fresh pea pods and grapefruit to give a fresh crisp finish.
The Giesen brand is synonymous with quality and we feel privileged to offer this exclusive range of wines to our customers. Founded and managed with passion by three brothers Theo, Alex and Marcel Giesen, they are highly regarded worldwide for
A virtual fruit salad of mandarin segments, white fleshed peaches and crisp apples, sprinkled with lemon blossom and a dollop of honey. A lively, aromatic off-dry style that delivers a sherbet-like balance of bright, natural acidity and a subliminal touch of sweetness.
A bowl of freshly picked stone fruit - fleshy white peaches, plump golden apricots and sun-ripened nectarines - a wine with rich, ripe aromas balanced by a floral purity. The palate is luscious and textural, reminiscent of homemade apple pie with rich buttery pastry and a faint hint of cinnamon. This is a wine with considerable depth and richness.
A refreshing sorbet-like medley of fresh lychee, grapefruit and honeydew melon laced with flinty minerality and finished with an infusion of mandarin and lime zest. A lively, invigorating wine with persistent grapefruit flavours and a steely blackcurrant tang. Crisp with a long, enduring finish.
The grapes for this wine were sourced from a single vineyard situated in the Southern Valleys area within Marlborough, at the convergence of the Wairau and Waihopai Rivers. The wine was aged on yeast lees for about two months prior to racking, blending, fining and bottling. A ripe and vibrant Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc style with lively aromas of citrus and tropical fruit, and a refined and soft finish.