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Church Road Grand Reserve Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2017

Posted: May 1, 2019

Combining power and elegance, this classy wine was hand-picked and fermented with indigenous yeasts in French oak casks (30% new). Tightly structured, with a slightly smoky bouquet, it has concentrated, youthful, grapefruit and peach flavours, well-integrated biscuity oak, excellent complexity…

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Church Road 1 Single Vineyard Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

This Hawke’s Bay red is hard to resist. Matured for 18 months in French oak barriques (30% new), it is dark and softly mouthfilling, with beautifully rich, ripe blackcurrant, plum and spice flavours, and a velvet-smooth, lasting finish. Likely to…

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Church Road 1 Single Vineyard Gimblett Gravels Merlot 2016

Posted: May 1, 2019

This very classy young Hawke’s Bay red was matured for 18 months in French oak barriques (54% new). Deeply coloured, with a fragrant, inviting bouquet, it is mouthfilling and sweet-fruited, but not heavy, with highly concentrated, red berry and plum…

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Brancott Estate Letter Series ‘B’ Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Posted: May 1, 2019

Already a delicious mouthful, this wine was mostly handled in stainless steel tanks, but 14% of the blend was fermented in 10,000-litre French oak cuves. Light lemon/green, it has rich, ripe, tropical fruit aromas, leading into a fleshy, sweet-fruited wine…

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