Poderi Crisci Ombra 2021
An exciting Sparkling Rose with a fine yeasty, fresh bakery character reminiscent of Champagne. Floral nose contains hints of wild strawberry, peach nectarine and cassis. On the Palate, fine beads, very refreshing dry aperitif style. Wild Blackberry and Peachy with a great mouth feel and good length.
Poderi Crisci Rose 2021 (Merlot Predominant)
A great example of a Merlot Bianco style wine in the fashion of the southern French and Italian Roses. From Merlot grapes, the 2017 Rose displays light summer fruits with a flinty earthy character. The Salmon blush hints at the body, light and playful, a fresh lively Rosé, with a great structure with a very refreshing palate, dry style with a lingering fresh finish to stand up to all great summer luncheons. .
PoderiCrisci Pinot Grigio 2019
Subtle pale straw with mineral notes, pear, quince and honeydew melon on the nose. Hints of roses and Turkish delight starting to come through but still hidden by flinty minerality. Quite rich but also very focused, more pinot grigio floral character on the palate wixed with orange zest. Good mineral drive on the finish.
Poderi Crisci Arneis 2019
Poderi Crisci proudly lines up against a select group of NZ vineyards producing this exciting and cheeky variety from the Piemonte region in the north of Italy. Arneis is a colloquial term, translating to “Little Rascal”, a wine that exhibits intense citrus notes with apple, pear and vanilla in a bone dry style. A refreshing wine that is best enjoyed with delicate seafoods, sunshine, and company. Poderi Crisci is currently producing the only Waiheke grown Arneis..
Poderi Crisci Chardonnay 2019
An elegant young Chardonnay with a flirtatious light straw colour. Incredibly complex, flinty nose offering hints of freshly grilled nuts (almond) and marzipan alongside zests of citrus fruits.. A very finely structured wine with a good drive leading into a great lingering finish. An unmistakable Burgundian style Chardonnay.
Poderi Crisci “Viburno” 2015
(Merlot / Cabernet Franc / Montepulciano)
The 2015 Viburno exhibits the same strength of flavor and aging potential of previous vintages, with more subtle tannins flirting with the palate. The same intense dark fruits, leather and spicy notes are balanced with a smooth body and elegant full mouth feel. A special wine that is best appreciated with lamb and beef, but equally comfortable with a robust pasta.
Poderi Crisci Merlot Riserva 2015 (Merlot 100%)
The 2014 Merlot Riserva, produced in another exceptional vintage Waiheke has experienced. A very concentrated, intense nose, full of black fruit and cigar box with leather and burnt cocoa, showing great Merlot concentration. An equally rich palate offers ripe black berry and also cherries, cigar box fine cedary tannins and chocolate, cocoa after taste, very big wine with great elegance. A very refined and balanced Merlot with great aging potential.
Poderi Crisci Montepulciano 2018
A very well balanced wine offering leather, berry and rosemary notes on the nose. The palate is smooth, refined and complex offering lots of earthy dark berry notes, a hint of cinnamon and spices compliment the silken tannins leading to a long, pleasant off dry finish. Wild mushrooms and anise compliment the medium mouth feel the wine has to offer.
Poderi Crisci Syrah 2017
The 2017 Poderi Crisci Syrah is an unmistakable Burgundian style Syrah, exhibiting smooth cigar box and cedar wood notes on the nose. A silken dark plum and cherry on the palate followed by a finish laden with spice, pepper and liquorice combine to make this wine attractive to a wide audience and leaves a lasting impression.
Citrus liqueur produced from fresh Waiheke Citrus fruits. in an artisan method with traditional family recipe from Napoli.
Produced from selected grapes, a more refined digestive than traditional Grappa due to the method of production. Very intense cinnamon and spice characteristics.