Producer Matua Valley was founded in a tin shed in 1974 by two brothers, Bill and Ross Spence. The brothers wanted to make wine in New Zealand that was as good as any in the world. As a small, family-run winery in West Auckland, Matua Valley quickly gained a reputation for innovation and
The Sterling Vintner’s Collection Meritage is a fine blend of some of California’s most intriguing red varietals including Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Petit Verdot. The wine opens with an inviting and vivid nose of freshly picked raspberries, cranberry, cherry and melted milk chocolate.
Winemaker Notes Cocoa-berry aromas open the nose, complemented by toasty oak spices, plum, cherries and a touch of smoke and violets. Flaunting California’s famously friendly nature, the palate unfolds with succulent blackberry and Bing cherry flavors, accented by varietal notes of black pepper and
Beautiful balance characterizes our Sterling Vintner's Collection Chardonnay. Tropical fruit, guava and peach are supported by crisp acidity, and aging in oak barrels rounds out the flavors by contributing notes of caramel and spice.
The Sterling Vintner’s Collection Pinot Grigio opens with vivid citrus, floral blossom and green apple aromas. The wine offers a rich texture on the palate with flavors of preserved lemon, pear and subtle spice. The flavorful and quenching wine is easy to sip alongside many different dishes
Well-integrated oak lends complex toast and vanilla tones to raspberry, black cherry and cranberry aromas. Silky and long, the palate matches the fruit on the nose, adding layers of loamy forest floor, brown sugar and star anise. The tannins are velvety and smooth, escorting the flavors into a long
Winemaker Notes The Sterling Vintner’s Collection Merlot boasts vivid aromas of fresh mixedberry jam, red cherry, milk chocolate and baked spice. The wine is round and with good weight and generous flavors of blackberry bramble, sweet toasted oak and mocha. The wine is full-bodied with great
The Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc offers a bright and fragrant nose oflemon citrus, fresh peach and fig fruit and subtle orange blossom notes. The nose leads to a flavorful palate where the nose rings true with vibrant lemon, sweet apple and honey flavors. The wine has a core of vibrant lemon-lime
This is a classic Pinot Noir with bright aromas of cherry, ripe strawberry, and subtle baking spice. The inviting aromas lead to a smooth mouthfeel with flavors of juicy ripe fruit, vanilla and spice notes. The wine is flavorful with a long pleasing finish.
" This wine offers the classic Chateau St. Jean signature: big fruit intensity. Vivid aromas of blackberries, fresh plum and chocolate follow through to rich flavors of black cherries, fresh berry pie and notes of black tea. Well structured with a juicy mouthfeel and a full, lingering finish. " ~
" Bright aromas of ripe apple, creamy lemon pie, warm vanilla and brown spice notes make this wine enticing as it is swirled in the glass. The palate is rich and supple with juicy fruit flavors of fresh nectarine, apple and a pineapple tropical note. Pleasing flavors of toasted hazelnut and subtle
Winemaker NotesRefreshingly fruity, this Rosé is like a sip of summer! It's packed with deliciously ripe summer fruits. We're talking fresh strawberries, mandarin and a hint of cranberry flowing through to a crisp, dry finish. Mouth-wateringly good!
" The Matua Pinot Noir has blackberry notes and some lovely sweet smoky oak. Mouth feel is initially soft and luscious, held up nicely by the supply tannins for a savory, lingering finish.Pair with Classic Spag Bolognese." ~ Winery notes