Otu Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2020

April 19, 2021By Yvonne

Otu Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2020 $20 Lightly structured, lean and edged with soft peachy tones, a hint of popcorn and light lemony notes. It’s a simple, shippable, clean, non-confronting style. http://www.otuwine.com

OTU Otuwhero Estate Marlborough Pinot Noir 2020

March 31, 2021By Yvonne

OTU Otuwhero Estate Marlborough Pinot Noir 2020 $22.99 Crafted from fruit grown in the Awatere Valley, this bright shiny new pinot has buckets of raspberry and rhubarb and cherry charm on the nose and palate. Not too spicy or complex, just juicy and easy and refreshing – which is exactly what you should hope to … Read More

O:TU Limited Release Methode Traditionelle Blanc de Blanc Brut 2018

December 16, 2020By Yvonne

O:TU Limited Release Methode Traditionelle Blanc de Blanc Brut 2018 $36 Crafted entirely from chardonnay, this biscuity, cashew-edged, creamy example is laced with lemon and finishes with a toasty, nutty line. Smooth and textural, with fine, delicate beading and a persistent, very pleasurable mousse. http://www.otuwine.com  

OTU Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

July 27, 2020By Yvonne

OTU Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $18 Aromas of lime, lemon and soft passionfruit and ripe peachy flavours abound in this wine.  It’s a lighter-styled, uncomplicated style that will reward any sauvignon fan who’s after a cleansing, quaffable sip.  Refreshing tangy and taut. For stockists visit http://www.otuwine.com  

OTU Marlborough Pinot Gris 2020

July 27, 2020By Yvonne

OTU Marlborough Pinot Gris 2020 $18 With the faintest of pink flecks to it, this brilliantly-bright and shiny new gris has soft pear and nashi notes on the nose and they merge with ripe citrus and peachy flavours on the palate. It’s a clean, zesty and ultra-refreshing example that’ll wow the crowds. For stockists near … Read More

O:TU Limited Release Marlborough Pinot Noir 2018

June 24, 2020By Yvonne

O:TU Limited Release Marlborough Pinot Noir 2018 $35.99 Twelve months in barrel has given this ‘only produced in exceptional years’, hand-harvested, single-vineyard, pinot noir real  spice and weight despite its light, mulberry colour.  You see, pinot noir is a crazy grape in that even the lightest-looking examples can turn out to absolutely heave with flavour.  … Read More

O:TU Limited Release Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019

June 23, 2020By Yvonne

O:TU Limited Release Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019 $23 This sauvignon blanc is an ultra-elegant example, stitched together with citrus and passionfruit, basil and lemongrass layers .  The powdery texture in the mid-palate provides a lovely counterweight to the punchy herbaceousness and floral tones.  It’s delicious and crunchy-fresh. For stockists in your area email b.magan@otuwines.com  

O:TU Limited Release Hawke’s Bay Syrah 2018

June 21, 2020By Yvonne

O:TU Limited Release Hawke’s Bay Syrah 2018 $31.99 Boatloads of white pepper, vanilla, blueberry and plum notes burst forth from the glass, this is a youthful, spicy, earthy-structured syrah that’ll put a grin on anyone’s grill.  Fresh, frisky, pepper-packed and seriously food-focused, it’s good drinking now, but will reward another 2-3 years in the cellar … Read More

O:TU Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2019

June 16, 2020By Yvonne

O:TU Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2019 $19 Lovers of soft, creamy, peach-laced chardonnay will be all over this wine crafted by winemaker Jan Kux.  Smooth, soothing and saturated in tropical fruit, it’s an ultra-friendly, attractive little sip for sure. http://www.otuwine.com