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2011 CHARDONNAY  ****90

Elegant in its expression, this lightly oaked chardonnay has a tight nose with aromas of both stonefruit & citrus.

A medium bodied wine comprised of a concentrated fruit core, and balanced with distinctive butter & nut flavours, it unfolds to reveal a fresh herb and minerally flint element. With its soft, creamy palate and dry texture this wine offers a pleasing, poised finish.

 

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2013 CHARDONNAY      ****93

The nose is tight and elegant in expression with aromas of white stonefruits, citrus fruits, hints of fresh herbs and distinctive notes of buttered toast.

Medium to full bodied, with a creamy texture and a nutty edge, revealing further hints of flinty mineral elements. The fruit has a deep and concentrated core and and a generous length. ᅠThis is a serious, dry textured Chardonnay.

 

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2014 CHARDONNAY

Full, deep, big Chardonnay with masses of texture and weight, sweet and toasty oak and gobs of fruit that fills your mouth completely, leaving no part of your palate untouched. ᅠ

This Chardonnay was picked at peak ripeness and fermented in barrel on lees with plenty of lees stirring and full malolactic fermentation.

Every bit of this gorgeous hillside fruit was worked to its complete and utter expression, showing developed ripe peach, lemon curd, vanilla, butterscotch and caramel flavours.

 

$35.00 / bottle

 

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2015 CHARDONNAY

A pristine, elegant chardonnay with aromas of stonefruit and citrus.

Medium bodied, with a concentrated fruit core, it unfolds to reveal a fresh herb and flint element,  the attractive mineral flair balancing the fruits’ natural sweetness.  With a wonderfully rich, warm palate and dry texture this wine offers a complex, poised finish.

 

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2014 VIOGNIER   
****91

Classic varietal characters of apricot, peach stone, and floral aromas. ᅠFlavours of lemon custard, vanilla and white peach flood the mouth, building on a palate that is rich and creamy, while still offering a lovely freshness that provides excellent balance toᅠ a wine that has so much to offer.

ᅠA conscious nod to Condrieu.

 

$30.00 / bottle

 

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2015 VIOGNIER

A elegantly perfumed viognier displaying apricot, ripe citrus and floral aromas. Bright straw-yellow colour with light green-golden hues.

Features a firm and concentrated core of fresh, bright and vibrant apricot and yellow stonefruit flavours seasoned with toasty oak.  The fruit reveals citrus zest and apricot kernel elements, the fruit showing subtle lusciousness and richness.

Beautifully weighted and richly textured with wonderful mid palate weight, finishing long and succulent.

 

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2010 SYRAH
****92

Deep purple-hued and ruby-red in colour, this age worthy Syrah has a very elegant, tightly bound nose with dark fruit, wild berry and ground black pepper aromas interwoven with the fragrance of violets, herbs and spice box. Concentrated flavours of spicy blackberry, pomegranate and plums merge with liquorice and tobacco elements, forming an integrated and concentrated core and strong palate line. Fine, even grained tannins provide soft textures and a smooth flowing mouthfeel with a nice, complete finish. This is a serious, concentrated and subtly powerful Syrah.

 

$45 / bottle

 

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2010 SILVER LINING SYRAH  *****98

Our barrel select syrah. A very elegant, refined and tightly bound nose with black fruits and cracked black pepper aromas interwoven with violetty perfumes, oak spices and toast.  Medium-full bodied, spicy black berry fruits, plums and liquorice merge with dark herb and some earthy elements, forming an dense, powerful core and complete palate line.  The rich, juicy flavours are supported by very fine tannins which provide soft textures and a smooth flowing mouthfeel.  The acidity is discrete, allowing the wine to finish with fine, grainy, dusty tannins.  2 years elevage in 33% french oak. Bottled under cork.

 

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2011 SYRAH
*****18.5/20

The advantages of a warm hillside site have enabled us to make a big juicy ripe wine in a relatively cool year. ᅠThis syrah is a classic varietal bouquet of dark berry fruits, cracked pepper and ᅠwild herb notes and ᅠspicy oak.

Medium-full bodied, with a concentrated, deep core of strong, black fruits, violet perfume and a juicy, lush palate. ᅠSoft, supple tannins underline the rich berry flavours and mouth-feel. The wine has a sustained finish with pepper and spice nuances that leave you wanting more.

 

$45 / bottle

 

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2013 SYRAH      
****94

The nose leaps out of the glass with marvelous lifted floral, wild herb and bramble notes. Youthful in appearance, this is an medium-full bodied, fine grain Syrah with a deep, ruby red colour and underlying purple hue. Rich black fruit, oak, spices and toast ᅠintermingle with spicy plum and liquorice, dark herbs and some stalky elements, forming an integrated and concentrated core and a strong palate line.

The flavours are supported by very fine tannins which provide soft textures and a smooth flowing mouth-feel.

The acidity is discrete, allowing the wine to finish with fine, grainy, drying tannins.

 

$45 / bottle

 

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2015 ESTATE
PINOT NOIR

A bright vibrant ruby hued wine that offers a lovely varietal lift of strawberry, cherry and lilac bouquet with hints of mocha, savoury herbs, and floral notes.

Medium/light bodied palate with a finely balanced delicate structure that slips pleasingly across the palate with soft, silky tannins, vibrant acidity, and generous sweet fruit.

 

$30 / bottle

 

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TE PAKEHO ESTATE LTD

156 Anderson Road

Paki Paki, Hastings 4178

 

T  +64 6 871 0288

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