Saint Clair Origin Hawkes Bay Merlot features a combination of dark fruit flavours with black plum and ripe blackberry and a touch of liquorice showing a powdered structure reminiscent of fine dark chocolate leading to a lightly spiced and toasty finish.
Black plums and black cherries on the nose intermingled with subtle French oak and nuances of grilled meat. Rich and firm on the palate with bold, sweet fruit. A core of ripe black cherry lingers on the finish.
Saint Clair Marlborough Pinot Noir has aromas of sun-kissed dark berries, boysenberry and freshly picked blackberries, are interlaced with toasted wood notes and a hint of dark chocolate. The palate is full of sumptuous dark berries, layered with freshly ground coffee beans and dark chocolate. A hint of cinnamon spice leads into a savoury finish.
Mushroom and Morello cherry mingle with almond and strawberry aromas. Sweet dark fruits and raspberry follow, and dried herbs add complexity to the sweet notes. The fresh fruits are layered with vanilla and forest floor complexity while the very fine tannins fade into a pleasing cocoa on the spicy finish.
Lake Chalice 'The Raptor' is an elegant and aromatic Pinot Noir, delivering intense notes of blackberry, plum and cherry fruit with delicate and lifted floral aromas. Beautifully structured, with fine grained tannins, the flavours are echoed on the smooth, supple palate, flowing through to hints of coffee on the lingering finish.
Sourced from several Central Otago vineyards, the Devil's Staircase Pinot Noir takes the willing down into the realm of decadence and Bacchanalian delights. The flavours are practically immoral, full of black plums, blueberries and bramble fruit, and will leave you with an insatiable desire for more.
Saint Clair Block 14 'Doctors Creek' Pinot Noir is a rounded luscious Pinot Noir with a soft full palate and well balanced acidity. Good length of fruit with flavours dominated by redcurrant and cherries, complemented by hints of plums. Oak ageing has lent warm savoury notes to the palate.
Mahi Marlborough Pinot Noir is mouth-filling, ripe and supple with good complexity and a full, rich yet detailed bouquet. Dark cherries and plums combine with soft tannins to give a well-rounded finish.
Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Pinot Noir is a lush, full-bodied Pinot Noir with well integrated tannins and lovely freshness. Ripe cherry and plum flavours dominate the palate, supported by subtle hints of coffee. Time in new and used French oak also gives the wine structural support and savoury smoky notes.
Deeply fruited with delicate floral tones enhanced by nuances of liquorice root, and supple, silky tannins leading into a long spicy finish. As always this wine shows classic Rockburn elegance, integrity and balance.