Central Otago

"Soaring snow-capped mountains and glistening rivers nestled deep within ravines (gold rush territory in the 1800s) draw visitors from far and wide.

All of the main winegrowing sub-regions lie within close reach, with the distinctive mountainous terrain providing each with a unique climate, aspect and altitude.

Pinot Noir flourishes in the Central Otago, with a variety of stunning expressions being crafted in the numerous sub-regions. The region is also renowned for producing excellent aromatics, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.

Historically noted as ‘pre-eminently suitable’ for winemaking (Bragato, 1895), the region’s first Gold Medal was for ‘Burgundy’ in Sydney in 1881. Stonefruit prevailed until a resurgence in the 1950s, followed by a significant commitment by the 1970s winegrowing pioneers, enduring today in names such as Chard Farm, Rippon, Black Ridge and Gibbston Valley. Central Otago is a tourism stronghold, captivating visitors with a wide range of excellent cellar door facilities and wine-tourism activities. The extreme climate rewards careful site selection with wines of great intensity and finesse, and encourages an increased focus on sub-regional expression." - Wine NZ

Map adapted from Vineyards.com

  • Burn Cottage Pinot Noir 2017

    Burn Cottage Pinot Noir 2017

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    BOB CAMPBELL MW 97 POINTS! NICK STOCK 96 POINTS! JANCIS ROBINSON 18/20 POINTS! ORGANIC + BIODYNAMIC "Bright lifted red fruit notes complement darker savoury earth tones along with spice, a touch of chocolate and subtle blood orange nuances. The...

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  • Felton Road Bannockburn Chardonnay 2019

    Felton Road Bannockburn Chardonnay 2019

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    A fantastic example of Bannockburn Chardonnay from the bio-dynamic and organic winery.   "Delicate citrus flowers, jasmine followed by hints of peach. A substantial but taut palate, honeysuckle, creamy stone fruit and citrus, mouth-filling and...

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    Current stock: 21

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  • Felton Road Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2019

    Felton Road Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2019

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    Savoury, structural and luscious.    "20% whole clusters [using] Traditional fermentation with a moderately long maceration on skins has extracted good colour and tannin with considerable depth of flavour. This wine was aged for 13 months in...

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  • Felton Road Bannockburn Riesling 2020

    Felton Road Bannockburn Riesling 2020

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    EXTREMELY EXPRESSIVE, OFF DRY RIESLING, HAILING IN AT A REFRESHING 9% ALCOHOL.  "Aromas of citrus peel and ginger combine with a distinct minerality. A burst of sweetness on first sip is immediately complimented by ripe stonefruit and mandarin...

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  • Felton Road Block 6 Chardonnay 2019

    Felton Road Block 6 Chardonnay 2019

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    THE RICHEST, MOST PREMIUM EXPRESSION OF CHARDONNAY, HAILING FROM ONE SMALL BLOCK OF  HERE FROM THE LEGENDARY ESTATE. "Lemon blossom, delicate peach and flaky sea salt invite and intrigue. Refined stone fruit flavours allow the minerality to infuse...

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    Current stock: 20

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  • Felton Road Calvert Pinot Noir 2019

    Felton Road Calvert Pinot Noir 2019

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    CAMERON DOUGLAS MW 95 POINTS! "If you get the opportunity to visit the Calvert vineyard - and I hope you do - then the air and soil scents you can’t help but notice are the first two aromas of this wine - sweet air and a clay-sand- gravel soil...

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  • Felton Road Dry Riesling 2020

    Felton Road Dry Riesling 2020

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    DRY, BUT REFRESHING, RIESLING.   "The nose leads with white florals and crushed stones that overlay aromas of pear, cucumber and lemon zest. The palate is surprisingly expansive as the acidity perfectly integrates with the weight and depth of...

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  • Lowburn Ferry Home Block Pinot Noir 2015

    Lowburn Ferry Home Block Pinot Noir 2015

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    Deep purple with purple hues. This wine has fragrant violet, spice, smoky oak char, red cherry and a hint of dried herb on the nose. The palate is sweet concentrated black cherry and plum. There is plenty of spice coming through the mid palate along with...

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  • Maude Pinot Gris 2019

    Maude Pinot Gris 2019

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    "Quince, musk and rose petal florals - textural and fuller bodied from partial fermentation in seasoned oak barrels.  Central Otago vineyard blend:  Lowburn / Tarras / Gibbston Valley / Wanaka" - Maude  

    Current stock: 4

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  • Prophet's Rock Cuvee Antipodes Pinot Noir 2018

    Prophet's Rock Cuvee Antipodes Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

      The Old World meets the new in this epic and extremely limited collaboration wine between Paul Pujol and Burgundian winemaker, Francois Millet of Comte de Vogue.  "Totally captivating bouquet, exotic spices, elegance and finesse. Both...

    Current stock: 3

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  • Prophet's Rock Dry Riesling 2018

    Prophet's Rock Dry Riesling 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    CRISP, DRY, PACKED WITH FLAVOUR, HERE IS A RIESLING FOR LOVERS OF THE "ALSATIAN-STYLE"   "White gold in colour, it displays floral and citrus aromas and flavours with a strong underlying minerality. These are echoed on the concentrated, crisp...

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    Current stock: 12

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  • Prophet's Rock Pinot Gris 2018

    Prophet's Rock Pinot Gris 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    "A very aromatic style of Pinot Gris, while retaining the trademark freshness of the region. This wine has achieved an avid following and wide acclaim, despite very limited production." "The vinification is heavily influenced by Paul’s time in Alsace...

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