Grape Varietals: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon & 20% Merlot
Growing Region: Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand
Owner / Winemaker: Peter Robertson

I have had the pleasure of visiting Brookfields and knowing Peter for nearly 3 decades. And during this time, Peter’s reserve Bordeaux red blend known locally as the ‘Gold Label’ has been an icon wine for both Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand.
This year 2017 has a very important occasion and anniversary - as Brookfields Vineyards (not Peter) celebrates its 80th vintage, being founded in 1937.

 

Grape Varietals: 65% Corvina, 25% Rondinella, 10% Negrara
Growing Region: Villa Borghetti Estate, Veneto, Italy
Chief Winemaker: Giovanni Nordera

Amarone as a wine style has had an incredible growth and success around the world over the past 20 years, and Pasqua has been at the center of crafting these dynamic, engaging and complex quality wines. These wines are a perfect balance of art and science, where Giovanni and his team have crafted a wine greater than the sum of its parts. This Villa Borghetti Amarone was sourced from the best bunches.

 

Grape Varietals: 90% Syrah, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon & 3% Viognier
Growing Region: Colchagua Valley, Chile
Owner / Chief Winemaker: Aurelio Montes

The vineyards which produce the selected fruit for this Montes ‘Alpha’ Syrah are in two very representative areas in the Colchagua Valley - Apalta and Marchigüe. With both sites highly influenced by the Tinguiririca River and from historical flood deposits and material from high above in the mountains. The soils tend to be deep on the plains and thinner in the foothills and upper vineyards slopes.

 

Grape Varietals: Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz, Touriga Franca, Tinta Barroca
Growing Region: Douro Valley, Portugal
Chief Winemaker: Carlos Alves

Established in 1913, Barros Port is one of the most respected wineries producing and exporting quality Port wines. Like most, they have vineyards and primary processing facilities in the Douro Valley and their ageing cellars are located in Vila Nova de Gaia. A great deal of their success comes from Old Tawnies - high quality wines matured in oak cask and vats. In June 2006, the ‘Sogevinus Group’ acquired the house of Barros Almeida.