The Southern Cross is a star constellation that can be seen in the southern night sky and, also adorning the New Zealand flag. Crafted from grapes that are nurtured in fertile soils beneath those very same stars, the Southern Cross range offers whites with lush fruit characteristics and reds with earthy tones.Enquire Now
Aromas of citrus, toffee apple and rock melon. Subtle oak adds a cashew complexity. This wine is freshly textured with great length and a mineral complexity.
This wine is from grapes grown in our Riverview and Kinross vineyards in Hawkes Bay.
The grapes for this wine were harvested and transported to our Riverview winery. The fruit was pressed into stainless steel tanks. A combination of tank and barrel ferments using a range of yeast strains including PDM, VL1 and Maurivin “Fusion”. Following fermentation the wine was inoculated for malolactic fermentation. The wine was transferred to our Katikati winery for finishing and bottling.