Matariki Wines Ltd

+64 6 879 6226 52 Kirkwood Road
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Our Wine Handcrafted wines from a tapestry of soils grown in harmony with nature. Matariki Wines aims for a particular "house style", a character in all our wines which comes through not just as a result of the Gimblett Gravels terroir, but also thanks to our winemaking philosophy. The watchwords are - elegance, balance and harmony. Matariki Wines are the outcome of this philosophy, built up from rigorous selection processes and blending trials to present the flavour ripeness of wines typical of the region, in a classically elegant and harmonious style. Matariki Wines and Aspire Wines Aspire Wines and Matariki Wines are sister brands, each made at our premium Gimblett Gravels based winery in Hawkes Bay. The two brands support each other yet they are quite different. Matariki Wines are Estate based and Terroir driven and are characteristically elegant and restrained. Aspire Wines are more forward and fruit driven, extrovert and relaxed, yet with a sense of smart, casual style. Each brand complements Read more »

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  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Matariki Chardonnay Hawke's Bay 2007


    Some fairly pronounced wood on the nose with sandy soil tones, dried fruit and a little waxy note. This is nicely rich on entry but lacks a bit of mid-palate depth. There are plenty of toasty wood notes here along with rich, slightly dried apple fruit and almond on the back end. This develops nice complexity and with good power through the finis... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

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  • Matariki Quintology 2005


    - Tasted at Total Wine & More 3/27/10 Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile

  • Matariki Pinot Noir 2007


    - Tasted at Total Wine & More 3/27/10 Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile

  • Matariki Pinot Noir Hawkes Bay 2004


    This wine continues to amaze me. Rich flavors of sour cherry melds nicely with toasted oak and fresh hay on the nose. Such a light brick color of an aged wine but with so much body. Finishes smooth. This wine has an elegance lacking in so many new world Pinot Noirs. (0 views) Read More

    Wine review by schellbe

  • Matariki Quintology 2002


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    Wine review by Kevs

  • Matariki Pinot Noir Hawkes Bay 2004


    excellent wine with fruity silky taste. After decanting, flavorful aroma will entice whole mouth. Nice!@! Read More

    Wine review by flashwise

  • Stony Bay Sauvignon Blanc NV


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    Wine review by serraherndon


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