Harpers Wine Stars are judged by wine buyers, for wine buyers. So when the judges name one of your wines, the 'Star of Marlborough', you know it's serious!
Our stunning te Pā Sauvignon Blanc Oke has won the title of Star of Marlborough, as well as the Star of Value for New Zealand, and if those two
Other notable awards are for our te Pā 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, the Pā Road 2017 Sauvignon Blanc and our gorgeous te Pā 2017 Sauvignon Blanc and the famous te Pā 2017 Pinot Gris which were all awarded 5 stars, and named as the judges 'Top Picks'. What a result!
How we made the Oke:
The fruit was hand-harvested and whole bunch pressed to give us some beautiful pristine juice to work with. This juice was dropped down, without settling, to 300 L cigar shaped French barrels for indigenous fermentation.
The cigar shape barrels were chosen as they increase the surface area of the lees which helps to build weight and texture. The wine was left
Our tasting note:
The high quality of the fruit, combined with the gentle and respectful approach in the winery has resulted in a wine with an intriguing combination of poise and elegance, balanced by an intense and complex
Aromatically the wine gives impressions of stone fruit, citrus blossom, and tropical notes, all supported by lightly smoked oak with just a hint of flint. The palate is equally complex and generous. Tropical fruits are balanced by lemongrass and citrus themes. The oak provides a
Get in touch to stock this divine wine:
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