Under the leading New Zealand Winemaker Matt Thomson, Alpha Zeta make a range of quality wines, each true to their regional identity, using only grapes sourced from specially selected vineyards in the hills around Verona. This Valpolicella is typically so
Clean, crisp and fresh but still with plenty of character, this wine is lively and aromatic, with the classic freshly baked bread crust perfumes and ripe, juicy pear character. A classic aperitif or complement to pan-Asian cuisine, salads and light pasta
A much more fruity, simple wine compared to the old vine cuvée, the 2019 Avancia Cuvee De O Godello is nevertheless undeniably delicious as well as impeccably made. Notes of citrus, lime peel, flowers, and mint all give way to a medium-bodied, silky, eleg
Ruby-red colour. On the nose it surprises you with its powerful fruity character mingling with reminders of its noble ageing, traces of coconut, toffee and attractive wild herb nuances. After a powerful attack the sensation of soft, supple volume gradual
Pale ruby. Raspberry and strawberry over mineral, white pepper and smoked back ground. MLF and ageing for 10 months in concrete vats creates austere and floral elegant style. Dry, fresh acidity, moderate fine tannins and muscular texture. A medium length
Rich, almost extravagant, this wine offers ample evidence that red wine blends in Campo de Borja can achieve relatively lofty heights. This Garnacha-based wine, allied with helpmates such as Syrah and Cabernet, shows lots of black fruits, even hints of ca
Casalforte Valpolicella Superiore is an elegant wine with excellent structure and soft, velvety tannins.
A perfect accompaniment to earthy cuisine, it goes well with first courses with elaborate sauces, grilled red meats and well matur
A lively ruby red colour with aromas of ripe red fruit on the nose. The palate is fresh and well balanced with plenty of those classic red fruit characters. Perfect on its own and absolutely magical with food.
Everyone wants to be different these days, because different is interesting. Sweet as rock melon and lychee, shining light green, a colour that is often associated with life and jealousy. Let them envy you, cuz you live your life like no other.
Chardonnay is genetically related to the Burgundy Pinot varieties. In the 1980s, it experienced a tremendous upswing in popularity in Alto Adige, and it continues to demonstrate its classic qualities in the province. It is captivating through its fine aci
The Pinot Grigio is graced with lovely purity in its clean, focused fruit. There is a wonderful warmth that radiates through the wine even if this remains a fresh, mineral-driven style of Pinot Grigio.
Nose: floral, butter, cream, almond and citrus
Higher hilly areas between 400 and 500m above sea level. Gravelly, calcareous soil. Fermentation and storage at low temperatures in stainless steel tanks; particularly careful treatment of the grapes to save the typical spicy aroma. Bright straw yellow wi
The grapes were picked by hand very early in the morning, which allowed for the grapes to be delivered cold to the cellar, where they were destalked and gently pressed. The free-run juice settled for two days before the clear juice was racked off for fer
The grapes were harvested at an average of 24 degrees balling. 60% of the wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks (unwooded) and 40% was fermented in French oak barrels (20% new barrels). The wine was left on the lees for five months before blending a
It is beautifully fruited and lifted on the nose displaying nectarine, poached pear and mandarin characters. The palate is succulent and rounded with a hint of sweetness, perfectly balanced by juicy acidity, finishing long and tasty. Wonderfully expressiv
This full-flavoured sauvignon offers fabulous aromas of passionfruit, musk, mandarin and lime zest characters. Beautifully ripe and richly expressed, the palate delivers excellent vibrancy and intensity, leading to a immensely appealing, delicious finish.
Pale straw with light green hues. Lifted elder flower, gooseberry and passionfruit aromas with subtle notes of white flowers and melon.Intense tropical fruits of guava and melon provide a juicy full mid-palate. Subtle herbaceous notes combine with lemon-
The wine displays a bright cherry red /burgundy colour with lifted red fruit aromas. On the palate the wine is cool, round and fruity and with a nice hint of chalky tannin that keeps the wine dry and refreshing.