Omata Estate Russell Syrah 2020

December 22, 2023By Yvonne

Omata Estate Russell Syrah 2020 $52 Grown in one of New Zealand’s northernmost vineyards, this new release showcases all the excellent florals and lifted pepper and dark fruit characters that give Northland it’s reputation for ferociously good syrah. With violet and cherry intensity on the nose and its palate laced with soft pepper, blackberry, iodine … Read More

Omata Estate Russell Chardonnay 2022

December 18, 2023By Yvonne

Omata Estate Russell Chardonnay 2022 $48 Gorgeously golden in the glass, this Bay of Islands-grown chardonnay gushes with creamy-dreamy cashew, grilled grapefruit, baked peach and popcorn aromas which all osmose across to the palate. Buttery and softly smoky, it’s a generously juicy style with hints of bacon to finish. Lovers of classic, creamy, bold chardonnay … Read More

Omata Estate Russell Rosé 2023

December 16, 2023By Yvonne

Omata Estate Russell Rosé 2023 $34 If you’re looking for rosé that resides down the richer end of the street, then this is your mansion in the cul-de-sac kids. Aromas of Pink Lady apples, nashi notes, soft spice layers and a ribbon of quince give this rosé immediate appeal. Generously proportioned and very very plush, … Read More

Omata Estate Bay of Islands Pinot Gris 2023

November 24, 2023By Yvonne

Omata Estate Bay of Islands Pinot Gris 2023 $32 Northland has so much talent on the pinot gris front and Omata are literally in the front row doing jazz hands. Their Russell-grown new release bursts with classic nashi, beeswax and quince characters dusted with white pepper.  All that good stuff saturates through to the palate … Read More