Our range of elegant decanters is wide and varied with a piece suitable for every lifestyle and price range. Some 41 years ago when the first bottles of marlborough sauvignon blanc were produced this crisp dry unoaked unashamedly fresh and fruity wine style was the perfect antithesis to the woody.
Red wine decanter nz. Most wines especially reds will benefit from a quick run through a decanter fifteen minutes or so before you plan to experience them. Decanter s david longfield investigates the growing organics moment in new zealand and picks dog point section 94 sauvignon blanc 2017 as a top example to try decanter reports that even new zealand a country that is acutely aware of its environmental protection needs only has 10 of wineries holding organic certification. Decanters serve two main purposes.
During the final week of the 28 day judging month of the decanter world wine awards panels of regional and co chairs re tasted all wines awarded a gold medal from the previous weeks judging awarding a platinum medal to the best wines. Decant specialising in the wines of europe many of which we import exclusively as well as a carefully selected range of australasian wines offers both the experienced and novice wine lover a chance to broaden their palate. It is a hands on approach that means being intimately connected to the vineyard walking the rows and being attuned to subtle changes in the soil vines and grapes.
Decant vintners epicures christchurch. Yet despite the continued popularity of sancerre and pouilly fumé it was new zealand that really put the style on the international map. New zealand has a comparatively limited domestic market wines were not even allowed to be sold in supermarkets and grocery stores until 1990.
100 organic wines organic winegrowing relies on harnessing biodiversity and natural cycles as an alternative to the use of synthetic and external inputs. Shop wine decanters and carafes at up to 70 off now at kitchenware australia and new zealand. A functional and beautiful decanter is a must have for wine lovers.
Besides allowing wine to breathe they re also particularly useful when it comes to removing sediment from older or unfiltered wines. Sauvignon blanc is one of the world s most popular wines. One new zealand wine has been named in the decanter world wine awards 2020 s top 50.
Both riedel s handmade and machine made decanters are produced in fine lead free crystal glass. The export market on the other hand is far more successful. The uk is new zealand wine s number one export market followed by the us and australia.
New zealand has developed a reputation for the quality of its pinot noir in recent years and they can offer great value for money compared to the old world competition typically offering a fragrant aroma with flavours of cherry raspberry and brambles.