Esk Valley Trade & Media Document Library

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PDF File IconEsk Valley Winemakers Reserve Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2014 [614 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk_Valley_WR_Syrah_2014_pdf.pdf

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

This is a single vineyard wine from the Cornerstone Vineyard in the Gimblett Gravels. The vines, planted in 1996, are spur pruned and trained on a vertically shoot positioned trellis and intensively managed to provide quality grapes for this Winemakers Reserve wine. Yields are kept very low and the fruit is hand harvested.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Winemakers Reserve Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2013 [315 KB - pdf]

Document Name: esk_wres_gg_syrah_2013_pdf.pdf

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

This is a single vineyard wine from the Cornerstone Vineyard in the Gimblett Gravels. The vines, planted in 1996, are spur pruned and trained on a vertically shoot positioned trellis and intensively managed to provide quality grapes for this Winemakers Reserve wine. Yields are kept very low and the fruit is hand harvested.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Winemakers Reserve Gimblett Gravels Merlot Malbec Cabernet Franc 2014 [342 KB - pdf]

Document Name: esk_wres_gg_merlot_malbec_cab_sauv_2014_.pdf

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

This Winemakers Reserve blend is widely regarded as one of New Zealand’s finest reds. The grapes are harvested from low-cropping, old vines in the Gimblett Gravels vineyards of Cornerstone and Ngakirikiri. Intensive viticultural practices are employed to ensure that these vines fulfil their potential.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Winemakers Reserve Gimblett Gravels Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Malbec 2013 [348 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk_WRes_GG_Merlot_Cab_Sauv_Malbec_2013.pdf

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

This Winemakers Reserve blend is widely regarded as one of New Zealand’s finest reds. The grapes are harvested from low-cropping, old vines in the Gimblett Gravels vineyards of Cornerstone and Ngakirikiri. Intensive viticultural practices are employed to ensure that these vines fulfil their potential.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Hawkes Bay Syrah 2016 [432 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk_Valley_Syrah_2016_pdf.pdf

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

This wine is a blend of fruit grown on stony Hawkes Bay vineyard sites. The vines are trained on a VSP trellis and intensively managed, employing shoot thinning, leaf plucking and bunch thinning to produce high quality fruit. Hand harvesting ensures only clean and ripe fruit is harvested.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Hawkes Bay Syrah 2015 [420 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk_Valley_Syrah_2015_pdf.pdf

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

This wine is a blend of fruit grown on stony Hawkes Bay vineyard sites. The vines are trained on a VSP trellis and intensively managed, employing shoot thinning, leaf plucking and bunch thinning to produce high quality fruit. Hand harvesting ensures only clean and ripe fruit is harvested.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Marlborough Pinot Noir 2016 [281 KB - pdf]

Document Name: esk_marl_pinot_noir_2016_pdf.pdf

Monday, 4 December 2017

This wine is a regional blend from selected vineyard sites in both the Wairau and Awatere valleys. The vineyards are trained on a VSP trellis and intensively managed to produce low yields of excellent quality fruit. Shoot thinning, bunch thinning and leaf plucking are all employed in the pursuit of quality.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Hawkes Bay Rose 2017 [527 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk_Valley_Rose_2017_pdf.pdf

Monday, 4 December 2017

This wine is from sites all over the Hawkes Bay region with each of them bringing their own characteristics to the finished wine. The vines are grown on shingle soils and managed intensively with both shoot and bunch thinning the norm.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Hawkes Bay Late Harvest Chenin Blanc 2016 [268 KB - pdf]

Document Name: esk_hb_late_harvest_chenin_blanc_2016_pd.pdf

Monday, 4 December 2017

This is a single vineyard wine from the Moteo Terraces Vineyard, situated on a river terrace above the Tutaekuri River near Moteo Pa. This is a free draining site with a northerly aspect, ideal for the production of quality Chenin Blanc. The vines are intensively managed to control yield and vigour.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Hawkes Bay Verdelho 2017 [416 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk_Valley_Verdelho_2017_pdf.pdf

Monday, 4 December 2017

This Verdelho is a single vineyard wine from our Omahu Gravels Vineyard located in the Gimblett Gravels. The vines were planted in 1998 and hold the distinction of being the first Verdelho vines planted in New Zealand’s recent viticultural history. The fruit reflects the stony soils in which they are grown and provides the wine with a mineral infused note and flavours of mandarin and passionfruit. These vines are intensively managed and cropped at low yields to fully capture the potential of the site.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Hawkes Bay Verdelho 2016 [279 KB - pdf]

Document Name: esk_hb_verdelho_2016_doc_pdf.pdf

Monday, 4 December 2017

This Verdelho is a single vineyard wine from our Omahu Gravels Vineyard located in the Gimblett Gravels. The vines were planted in 1998 and hold the distinction of being the first Verdelho vines planted in New Zealand’s recent viticultural history. The fruit reflects the stony soils in which they are grown and provides the wine with a mineral infused note and flavours of mandarin and passionfruit. These vines are intensively managed and cropped at low yields to fully capture the potential of the site.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Marlborough Riesling 2017 [421 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk_Valley_Riesling_17.pdf

Monday, 4 December 2017

This wine is produced from selected Marlborough vineyards in both the Wairau and Awatere valleys. The warmer sites produce wine with a more tropical fruit aspect while the cooler sites offer citrus notes and acidity. The vines are grown on a VSP trellis and managed intensively with low yields.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Hawkes Bay Pinot Gris 2017 [1.68 MB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk_Valley_Pinot_Gris_2017_pdf.pdf

Monday, 4 December 2017

This wine utilises fruit from unique Hawkes Bay vineyard sites. The Barber Vineyard in the Esk Valley is planted on river silts deposited by the Esk River while the Keltern and Noetzli vineyards at Maraekakaho are planted on the stony river terraces of the Ngaruroro River. Each vineyard is trained on a VSP trellising system and intensively managed to provide ripe fruit at low yields.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2017 [445 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk_Valley_Sauvignon_Blanc_2017_pdf.pdf

Monday, 4 December 2017

Vineyard sites in the warm Wairau Valley and further south in the cooler Awatere Valley are utilised for this wine.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016 [287 KB - pdf]

Document Name: esk_marl_sauv_blanc_2016_pdf.pdf

Monday, 4 December 2017

Vineyard sites in the warm Wairau Valley and further south in the cooler Awatere Valley are utilised for this wine.

PDF File IconVM Single Vineyard Southern Clays Sauvignon Blanc [535 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Villa_Maria_SV_Southern_Clays_Sauvignon.pdf

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Southern Clays is a special sub region within the Wairau Valley, situated on the dry eastern foothills of Marlborough. This sunny, warm and sheltered vineyard site produces intense Sauvignon Blanc fruit resulting in a wine with powerful aromas of boxwood hedge, fresh rosemary herbs and a subtle smoky charcoal note.

PDF File IconVilla Maria Single Vineyard Ihumatao Verdelho Organic 2014 [444 KB - pdf]

Document Name: VM SV Organic Ihumatao Verdelho14pptx.pdf

Sunday, 30 July 2017

This unique aromatic wine has a lifted nose of quince, mandarin peel and ginger spice. On the palate there is a mealy, grainy texture with fresh acidity on the finish.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Hawkes Bay Chardonnay 2016 [231 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk HB Chardonnay 2016 .pdf

Friday, 28 April 2017

This is a full bodied yet elegant style of Hawkes Bay Chardonnay exhibiting aromas of peach and melon intermingled with hints of butter, grapefruit and French oak spice.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Marlborough Riesling 2016 [186 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk Valley Riesling 2016.pdf

Friday, 28 April 2017

Keywords: Esk Valley Riesling 2016

This dry style of Riesling is versatile and suited to a wide variety of foods. It has classic Marlborough Riesling characters of citrus, peach and honey and a long fresh finish. Enjoy chilled as an apéritif or a lunch wine.

PDF File IconVilla Maria Cellar Selection Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016 [284 KB - pdf]

Document Name: VM CS Sav Blanc 2016.pdf

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Powerful and juicy this is a pure expression of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, bursting with aromas of passionfruit, kaffir lime and gooseberry.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Winemakers Reserve Hawkes Bay Chardonnay 2016 [269 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk WRes HB Chard 2016.pdf

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

This is a full bodied elegant and complex Chardonnay which displays vineyard derived complexity and flavours of peach, grapefruit and cashew. Naturally made with a ‘hands off’ approach it is both food friendly and age worthy.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Winemakers Reserve Chardonnay 2016 [269 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk WRes HB Chard 2016.pdf

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

This is an elegant, complex and creamy textured Chardonnay which displays vineyard derived complexity and flavours of peach, grapefruit and cashew. Naturally made with a ‘hands off’ approach it is both food friendly and age worthy and vividly exhibits the complexity of Bay View Chardonnay. Further interest is added with subtle oak and lees developing complexity from barrel ageing.

PDF File IconVilla Maria Cellar Selection Albarino 2015 [349 KB - pdf]

Document Name: VMCS Albarino 2015 .pdf

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Keywords: VM CS Albarino 2015

Villa Maria Cellar Selection Albarino 2015

PDF File IconEsk Valley Marlborough Pinot Noir 2015 [248 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk Marl Pinot Noir 2015.pdf

Friday, 30 September 2016

This is a dark fruited and complex style of Marlborough Pinot Noir showcasing the quality of the 2015 harvest. It exhibits aromatics and flavours of dark, plum and cherry with a subtle oak influence. Although a powerful wine, it has an elegance and underlying acidity typical of the harvest which makes it a fine match with food.

PDF File IconEsk Valley Hawkes Bay Pinot Gris 2016 [195 KB - pdf]

Document Name: Esk HB Pinot Gris 2016.pdf

Friday, 30 September 2016

This is a drier styled Hawkes Bay Pinot Gris, elegant and delicious with flavours of citrus, peach, honey and pear. Barrel fermentation in seasoned barriques has provided the blended wine with richness while the tank ferments have captured the classic aromatics and flavours of Hawkes Bay Pinot Gris.