Ripe, low and quite minty, this is herbal on the nose with white and black pepper, a little beef and a stony edge. It is broad though dry in the mouth with weighty extract of black cherry pit ... Read More
**4 Stars, Decanter**
** Weekday Wines Decanter, April 2011 **
Metis is a joint venture between Sancerre's Pascal Jolivet and Trinity Hill's John Hancock to produce a 100% Sauvignon Blanc whi... Read More
Carrying on from the general discussion of Pinot Noir ‘esque’ handling one would generally expect the resulting wine to be a light, fruity expression of the genre. Surprisingly there is some r... Read More
Clear pale yellow color. Quite herbal/vegetative on the nose. Initial palate sensation is that there's something missing here--seems watery. Then as it passes further back the NZ citrus tar... Read More
Has ripe stonefruit and toasted oak aromas with concentrated nectarine/peach and citrus flavours on the palate. A subtle background of almonds and toast make up a wine which is sophisticated, ... Read More
A masterful Bordeaux-style blend that protrays all the traits of a great leader – nobility and softness (Merlot), powerful forward leadership (Cabernet Sauvignon), combined with a strong backb... Read More
Cool nights and warm days during the growing season have helped to enhance the varietal character resulting in a wine exhibiting delicate aromas of white pear, nectarine, quince and a hint of ... Read More
Fragrant, spiced green fruit with gooseberry. Lightly herbal on the nose with a bit of melon and fig, then pure and intense passion fruit and grapefruit aromas. Tense on the palate, much more ... Read More
Situated on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Trinity Hill is a partnership between John Hancock, Robert and Robyn Wilson (owners of London’s Bleeding Heart and The Don restau... Read More
Tempranillo 90%, Malbec 7%, Syrah 3%
The colour: Ruby red with crimson .
The bouquet: Wild raspberry and plum fruit with spice with a little vanillin from oak barrels.
The palate: Fully ripe... Read More