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Vintage in Marlborough 2017

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Vintage in Marlborough 2017.

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More beautiful photos from our 2015 Harvest!

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Today we started our Pinot Noir harvest at our beautiful Kuranui vineyard. These photos depict the amazing Marlborough scenery, just another day at the office for some!

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Vintage 2015- Already looking beautiful!

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We have just started harvesting for our 2015 vintage. Here are some pictures from our Riverview Hawkes Bay vineyard! Soon these grapes will be turned into one of our award winning wines! Stay posted for further updates.Harvest 15 004

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Introducing our Royal Red

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We are excited to introduce the Regent of Tantallon, who joins our Aristocratic Red Wine family. Grown in the Hawkes Bay, The Regent is a blend of mostly Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon varieties. With hints of Melbec, Syrah and Cabernet Franc, creating a Bordeaux style blend. Every drop shows a rich bouquet of coffee, bay leaf, black olive and juniper berry. These flavors fashion an aromatic complexity combined with a body and silkiness that can only come with careful cellaring.

The name ‘Tantallon’ dates back to Tantallon Castle, which was built by Red Douglases, who for over three hundred years was one of the most commanding baronial families in Scotland. Given the strength of the flavors and name, the Regent of Tantallon encompasses all qualities of a Royal Red.

For further information about the Regent please contact at info@wineportfolio.co.nz or refer to the tasting note.

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AND the winner is……… at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards 2014

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Our Falconhead Viognier is the latest recipient of a trophy at this years Air New Zealand wine Awards. Topping the ‘Other Whites and Rose’ category, the judges only had good things to say about this fantastic drop.

“Spice aromas with complex tropical floral notes. Rich, oily palate texture, but with a dry finish. Acid and tannin in harmony adding a refreshing quality.”
-Winning wine citation:Falconhead Viognier 2013

Our Winemakers Will Shields and Leith Ashworth and vineyard manager Pete Scott had a lovely night receiving the award in Auckland. Congratulations again on this fantastic win!

Click here to read the Falconhead Viognier tasting note