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 Kusuda Wines
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クスダ ピノノワール Kusuda Pinot Noir 2008
Alcohol 13.7% 750ml ¥9,450
Tasting Notes:
This wine is made from hand harvested grapes, which were then rigorously sorted with greatest care. Aged for 15 months in French oak barriques (30% new) and bottled after a coarse filtration without any fining.

クスダ シラー Kusuda Syrah 2006
Alcohol 13.7% 750ml ¥8,200
Tasting notes:
Harvested and sorted by hand with extreme care, then fermented in small open top vats. Aged in french oak barriques (40% new) for 18 months. Unfined and coarse filtration before bottling.

クスダ リースリング Kusuda Riesling 2009
Alcohol 12.5% 750ml ¥3,675
Tasting Notes:
This wine is made from grapes grown on the Te Muna terrace in Martinborough. The fruit was harvested and sorted carefully by hand. With a residual sugar level of approx. 9g/L this is an off dry style of Riesling.

 Schubert Wines
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シューベルト ソーヴイニヨン ブラン

Schubert Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Alcohol 13% 750ml ¥2,400
Tasting Notes:
Zesty citrus and star fruit nose with some yeasty aromas. Medium bodied with some grapefruit and passion fruit on the palate. Dry, but showing nice fruit-sweetness leading to a lively, long-lasting finish.

シューベルト トリビアンコ Schubert Tribianco 2008
Alcohol 14% 750ml ¥2,400
Tasting Notes:
Lightly straw-colored wine stylistically reminding of varieties like Viognier and Rousanne with yeasty, nutty aromas combined with fruit of zesty mandarins, wild flowers and a touch of vanilla. A full bodied, yet elegant wine nicely combining the creaminess of the lees with the fruitiness and the toasty oak aromas.

シューベルト ロゼ Schubert Rose 2008
Alcohol 13% 750ml ¥2,400
Tasting Notes:
Very light in color due to very short maceration on skins only. A charming, crisp Rosé with aromas of roses, wild straw-berries and raspberries. Good mid-palate and long, luscious finish.

シューベルト ドルチェ Schubert Dolce
Alcohol 9% 750ml ¥6,300
375ml ¥2,415
Tasting Notes:
This luscious wine obtained its name from the Italian Vintner, who started planting this vineyard in Martinborough in 1989. Lightly golden in color with high viscosity this wine combines flavors of peaches, apricots and zesty citrus aromas with layers of floral honey; all nicely balanced by a crisp acidity.

シューベルト シラー Schubert Syrah 2006
Alcohol 14.5% 750ml ¥4,800
Tasting Notes:
Deep red. Initial fresh ground white pepper with some liquorice is followed by a lively sweet nose of plums, violets and black currant fruit intermixed with some spicy wood, truffle and some hints of tar. A vivacious acidity and expansive but soft tannin structure warrant long maturing potential however there is an open quality to the wine already which makes it approachable while quite young.

シューベルト カベルネー ソーヴィニヨン メルロー Schubert Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2006
Alcohol 14.5% 750ml ¥3,500
Tasting Notes:
Intense ruby color; rich nose of tangy cherry and cassis with hints of spice box, dark chocolate with coffee as well as some gamy characters, liquorice overtones and a spicy, vanillin edge. A full-bodied but still elegant style more reminiscent of a Spanish Rioja than a Bordeaux blend with sweet, ripe tannins and a smooth and superbly textured long finish.

シューベルト ピノ ノワール マリオンズヴィンヤード Schubert Pinot Noir Marrion's Vineyard 2008
Alcohol 14.5% 750ml ¥3,570
Tasting Notes:
Strikingly ripe and sweet aromas of raspberry and boysenberries, this ruby colored medium to full bodied wine has a lovely pure cherry filled pallet with an liqueur-like richness but also a lively acidity maintaining the wine’s elegance. Long lasting finish with some spicy undertones and an accessible soft tannin structure.

シューベルト ピノ ノワール ブロック ビー Schubert Pinot Noir Block B 2008
Alcohol 14.5% 750ml ¥4,200
Tasting Notes:
Tight, multi layered nose showing sweet red and black berry fruits with some chocolaty spicy aromas from the oak. In the mouth it has quite a density of elegant ripe cherry and berry fruit with citrusy spice, hints of coffee and showing very nice minerality. Good concentration and some silky-yet-firm structure of smooth but present tannins. A wine with a brilliant future.

 Benfield & Delamare
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ベンフィールド&デラマー カベルネー ソーヴィニヨン メルロ Benfield & Delamare Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2006
Alcohol 13.7% 750ml ¥4,200
Tasting Notes:
To the eye, it is deep ruby, with a complex nose suggesting pencil cedar, fruitcake, spices, currents, and even some cherry. To the taste, there is adequate tannin, an expansive mouthfeel of plum, mulberry, a touch of ripe cassis. A wine that shows charm now, yet will evolve and develop over the next 10 to 15 years.

ソング フォー オシリス カベルネー ソーヴィニヨン メルロ Song for Osiris Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2006
Alcohol 13.7% 750ml ¥3,100
Tasting Notes:
A deep dark ruby hue, with a fragrant cedary fruit filled bouquet. The flavors are cassis and black cherry; a full bodied wine with excellent concentration. It should pair well with a range of foods from pasta and rice to a wide range of meat dishes.

 Julicher Estate
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ユリカー ソーヴィニヨン ブラン Julicher Sauvignon Blanc 2008
Alcohol 14% 750ml ¥1,890

Tasting Notes:
An aroma of gooseberries, lemon and grapefruit with mineral undertones. Fresh palate with flavors of citrus fruit and gooseberries. This wine has a rich mouth feel, balanced texture and a long lingering finish. For current drinking but will age for two-three years.

 Main Divide
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メイン ディバイド ピノ ノワール Main Divide Pinot Noir 2008
Alcohol 14% 750ml ¥2,310

Tasting Notes:
2008 was a perfectly balanced vintage. A nice hot summer giving ripe tannins, followed by a cooler autumn which helped conserve bright red fruit characters. This is a full bodied pinot showing the classic Canterbury cherry, chocolate, and spice. It is long, fine and velvety and will develop extra complexity with a few years of bottle age.

メイン ディバイド メルロ カベルネー Main Divide Merlot Cabernet 2007
Alcohol 13.5% 750ml ¥1,890

Tasting Notes:
In this classical blend, the Merlot gives sweet raspberry fruit flavors and a rich mid palate, while the Cabernet contributes structure, length, and a wild blackcurrant character. This wine was mellows in oak barriques for 2 years prior to bottling.

 Staete Landt
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スタート ラント マルボロ シャルドネー Staete Landt Marlborough Chardonnay 2007
Alcohol 14% 750ml ¥2,350

Tasting Notes:
Aromas of white peaches and lanolin the wine has a sophisticated palate of ripe stone summer fruit and hazelnuts. This Chardonnay has lots of complexity and mineral undertones to complement the fruit and nutty characters. Full bodied yet elegant wine, with a dry and crisp finish.

Australia Wine
 d'Arenberg Wines
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貴腐シャルドネ セミヨン Noble Chardonnay Semillion 2006
Alcohol 9% 375ml ¥2,415

Tasting Notes:
Beautiful nose of white peach, nectarine juice and pineapple. The Semillon component of this blend brings acidity, and balances the chardonnay with light dried-straw and grass notes. The palate is thick and smooth, and offers rich apple and pear notes on the finish.

American Wine
 Coastline Wines
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コーストライン ピノ グリージョ Coastline Pinot Grigio 2006
Alcohol 13% 750ml ¥1,995

Tasting Notes:
On the nose, cirtrus aromas of lemongrass complement melon and pear notes. The palate showcases bright fruit flavors of pineapple, melon, and pear with focused mineral notes and a crisp finish.

コーストライン カベルネー ソーヴィニヨン Coastline Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Alcohol 13.5% 750ml ¥1.995

Tasting Notes:
Concentrated wine with a full body and bold structure. Aromas of cassis and crushed red berries are layered with hints of vanilla and dried herbs. The palate mirrors these aromas of red fruit flavors and a hint of spice. This wine was aged in a mix of French and American oak barrels giving the wine a soft mouthfeel and subtle oak notes on the lingering finish.

 Bergstrom Wines
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ベルグストロム O  リースリング Bergstrom O Riesling 2008
Alcohol 13.5% 750ml ¥2,415

Tasting Notes:
The sweet aromas of tropical fruits, candies and flowers. Lively acidity complements the slight fruity sweetness of the wine perfectly. Blend of 3 vintage sites, with an average vine age of 30 years. Drink now through 2017.

France Wine
 Domaine Boyer-Gontard
ドメーヌ ボワイエ-ゴンター
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AC ブルゴーニュ アリゴテ AC Bourgogne Aligote 2008
Alcohol 12.5% 750ml ¥2,320 315ml ¥1,590

Tasting Notes:
The wine has a bright light golden pale color. The bouquet is of flowers (hawthorn, acacia), citrus fruits, nuts and freshly cut pears. The palate is medium bodied with a lovely balance between the fruit and acid. The wine finishes with notes of hazelnuts.

AC ブルゴーニュ レ アミロ AC Bourgogne Les Amerots 2008
Alcohol 12.5% 750ml ¥2,490 375ml ¥1,690

Tasting Notes:
The wine has a soft and bright cherry red color. The bouquet has summer red berries (strawberries, cheery and blackberries), fresh and dried herbs, earthy notes with mushrooms and violets. The palate is soft and subtle with ripe acid and a strong defined backbone typical of Pinot Noir. The tannins are ripe drying and chewy.

AC サヴィニー レ ボーヌ AC Savigny-Les-Beaune 2003
Alcohol 12.5% 750ml ¥4,420 375ml ¥2,510

Tasting Notes:
A deep cherry color with garnet highlights. It boasts a bouquet of small red and black fruits (blackcurrant, cherry, raspberry) and flowers (violets). The body is rich with the cherry fruit shining through. The acid is crisp making it a lovely food wine. The tannins are drying and in balance with the body of the wine.