Restaurant: Red Wines
Milcrest Estate Nelson Pinot Noir $12.50 / $50
Generous sweet ripe fruit flavours with juicy acidity and fine-grained tannins that linger on the palate. A perfect accompaniment to spring Lamb, shanks, venison, and honey braised duck.
Kina Cliffs Reserve Pinot Noir $55
This wine has fragrant notes of blueberry and strawberry, with a hint of violets. The sweet berry fruit, dark cherry and toasted oak flavours combine with rich velvety tannins that expand and linger on the palate, creating an elegant full-bodied wine. Production 100 cases.
Woollaston Pinot Noir $14 / $60
A Langeudoc Syrah Grenache blend, deep ruby in colour. Intense red berry and cherry notes on the nose. Rich fruits supported by velvety tannins, full-bodied with an elegant finish.
Rimu Grove Nelson Pinot Noir $65
Garnet colour, the nose is beautifully ripe and complex displaying dark cherry, spice, game and cedary oak characters. The palate is concentrated and superbly weighted with velvety texture and well integrated acidity. The finish is expansive, long and gently drying with plenty of fine-grained tannins.
Baptiste Boutes Minervois $9 / $40
A Langeudoc Syrah-Grenache blend - deep rich red colours with violet tints. The nose is explosive with cherries in brandy aromas, spices and vanilla. The mouth is very round and fruity.
Quiot Cotes du Rhone $9.50 / $42
Deep red colour, blackcurrant and blackberry aromas. Fresh on the palate with good tannic persistence that becomes smoother with age.
Spanish Rioja $10 / $47
Strict parcel selection along with traditional picking techniques, this Rioja is bursting with dark blackberry fruit with notes of rich, ripe plums. Hints of liquorice and star anise also give the wine a superb backbone that is perfectly suited many Mediterranean cuisines.
Primitivo IGP ‘I Muri’ $9 / $42
Deep ruby red colour with violet reflections. This wine has red berry fruit perfumes with a hint of spice. Full-bodied with firm tannins, this wine is well balanced with lots of ripe fruit flavours.
Cecchi Chianti DOCG $9.50 / $44
This wine has a lively ruby red colour, turning towards garnet red with age. It has an intense summer bouquet of red fruits and with a hint of violets. The palate is harmonious, dry and with balanced tannins on the finish.
Pasqua Italian Montepulciano $9 / $42
Deep ruby-red, excellent structure, harmonious with fine tannins.
Pask Gimblett Rd Merlot $10 / $44
Garnet core, dark plumy notes and woody herbs such as thyme mingle with savoury, gamey aromas. Medium to full bodied, bold tannins and a mouth filling texture. Slight pepper spice with floral and dark berry notes. Fine oak supports the fruit with soft spice characters.
Chateau Carbonneau Bordeaux $45 Btl
Plum, currant and black fruit aromas and flavours, with fine tannins.
Vieux Château des Combes St Emilion Grand Cru $68 Btl
Very intense colour, brilliant ruby robe with violet highlights. Complex nose, refined and persistent with an aroma of ripe berries. The palate is smooth, balanced with hints of fruits, vanilla and mocha.