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 Sauvage Pinot Noir 2018

    Burn Cottage Sauvage Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago
    Organic Biodynamic

    A FIRST RELEASE FROM THE NEW 'SAUVAGE' VINEYARD AT BURN COTTAGE.  THIS PINOT ACHIEVES RIPENESS WHILST RETAINING BALANCE AND FINESSE. STUNNER!    "The first single vineyard wine off the 19 year old Sauvage Vineyard vines in...

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  • Burn Cottage Pinot Noir 2018

    Burn Cottage Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago
    Organic Biodynamic

    CULT-FAVOURITE PINOT NOIR FROM OTAGO. THIS BIODYNAMIC BEAUTY DELIVERS THE DESIRABLE NEXUS OF SAVOURY, FRUIT AND SPICE. UTTERLY COMPELLING.   "Lovely savoury dry herb and dark earth tones partner with bright red fruits, a hint of citrus and...

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    Current stock: 12

    $87.00
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  • Super Nanny Pinot Noir 2018

    Super Nanny Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    CULT, AWARD WINNING PINOT NOIR, DRIVEN BY PLUMMY, DARK FLAVOURS, VERY DENSE AND CONCENTRATED. A RESERVE OR "SUPER" VERSION OF THE REGULAR NANNY GOAT.   "Each season winemaker Alan Peters-Oswald chooses a couple of batches of outstanding...

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    Current stock: 14

    $65.00
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  • Felton Road Dry Riesling 2020

    Felton Road Dry Riesling 2020

    Region: NZ- Central Otago
    Vegan-friendly Organic Biodynamic Sustainably-made

    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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    Current stock: 23

    $38.00
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  • Felton Road Block 6 Chardonnay 2019

    Felton Road Block 6 Chardonnay 2019

    Region: NZ- Central Otago
    Vegan-friendly Organic Biodynamic Sustainably-made

    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...

    Current stock: 1

    $75.00
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  • Felton Road Bannockburn Riesling 2020

    Felton Road Bannockburn Riesling 2020

    Region: NZ- Central Otago
    Vegan-friendly Organic Biodynamic Sustainably-made

    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...

    Current stock: 11

    $38.00
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  • Prophet's Rock Pinot Noir 2017

    Prophet's Rock Pinot Noir 2017

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    HUON HOOKE 95 POINTS!  Since the first release in 2005, the Prophet’s Rock Pinot Noir has consistently been one of the best-reviewed Pinot Noirs in New Zealand. "Deep red colour with a good tint of purple and a reserved, slightly shy...

    Current stock: 10

    $54.00
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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: 2

    $190.00
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  • Prophet's Rock Cuvee Antipodes Chardonnay 2018

    Prophet's Rock Cuvee Antipodes Chardonnay 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    CAMERON DOUGLAS MS 98 POINTS!  "Totally captivating bouquet, exotic spices, elegance and finesse. Both the nose and palate offer a pure fruit attack with white peach and pear then apple and white flowers, very fragrant. A soft salty mineral layer...

    Current stock: 4

    $145.00
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  • Prophet's Rock Rocky Point Pinot Noir 2018

    Prophet's Rock Rocky Point Pinot Noir 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    BOB CAMPBELL 93 POINTS!  "Delicately scented and quite dense pinot noir with dark berry, cherry, plum and hints of wood smoke. Nicely structured wine with a truly dry finish, although. the tannins are underpinned with good fruit sweetness. Very...

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    Current stock: 19

    $35.00
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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...

    Current stock: 9

    $39.95
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  • Felton Road Bannockburn Chardonnay 2019

    Felton Road Bannockburn Chardonnay 2019

    Region: NZ- Central Otago
    Vegan-friendly Organic Biodynamic Sustainably-made

    96 POINTS - BOB CAMPBELL MW!  A fantastic example of Bannockburn Chardonnay from the bio-dynamic and organic winery.   "Taut, vibrant chardonnay with saline, oyster shell, floral, white flowers, citrus-lemon and ginger plus a suggestion...

    Current stock: 7

    $60.00
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  • Prophet's Rock Pinot Gris 2018

    Prophet's Rock Pinot Gris 2018

    Region: NZ- Central Otago

    THIS IS A TRULY AROMATIC EXPRESSION OF PINOT GRIS AND A MARVELLOUS FOOD WINE!   "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...

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    $42.00
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  • Quartz Reef N.V. Methode Traditionnelle

    Quartz Reef N.V. Methode Traditionnelle

    Region: NZ- Central Otago
    Vegan-friendly Organic Biodynamic Sustainably-made

    WINE FRONT 95 POINTS!  JAMES SUCKLING 92 POINTS!  SAM KIM 93 POINTS! "Biodynamic farming, lees maturation, attention to detail, great vineyard sites. Rudi Bauer of Quartz Reef has many positives in the manifestation of his life work...

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    Current stock: 15

    $35.00
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  • Felton Road Dry Riesling 2019

    Felton Road Dry Riesling 2019

    Region: NZ- Central Otago
    Vegan-friendly Organic Biodynamic Sustainably-made

    "A lifted and intense bouquet of baking spice, apple and mandarin. The saline infused palate is bright, racy and focused. The Dry style makes a statement: taut and austere but with an enduring palate of crushed rocks and salty, apple notes. Exotic,...

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    Current stock: 6

    $38.00
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