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Central Otago Wine

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"Discover the essence of Central Otago wines in our curated collection. This region, celebrated for its robust Pinot Noirs and aromatic white wines, is a treasure trove for wine aficionados. Dive into the unique terroir of Central Otago and shop the best selections, promising both quality and authenticity. Your next favorite bottle awaits!"

  • Rippon Mature Vine Pinot Noir 2020

    $99.99
    or $94.99 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Charteris Central Otago Pinot Noir 2022

    $54.98
    or $52.23 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Quartz Reef Pinot Gris 2022

    $39.70
    or $36.72 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Two Paddocks Picnic by Two Paddocks Riesling 2022

    $35.00
    or $33.25 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Quartz Reef Methode Traditionnelle NV

    $44.13
    or $41.17 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Nanny Goat Pinot Noir 2022

    $45.82
    or $41.82 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Nanny Goat Chardonnay 2023

    $39.00
    or $35.58 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Mt Difficulty Roaring Meg Pinot Noir 2022

    $37.43
    or $35.56 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Valli Vineyards Bendigo Vineyard Pinot Noir 2022

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    $83.99
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  • Mt Difficulty Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2022

    $61.69
    or $58.61 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Two Paddocks Picnic by Two Paddocks Pinot Noir 2022

    $43.32
    or $41.15 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Nanny Goat Vineyard 'Super Nanny' Pinot Noir 2021

    $85.98
    or $81.68 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Mt Difficulty Bannockburn Pinot Gris 2023

    $33.91
    or $32.21 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Two Paddocks Pinot Noir 2022

    $63.32
    or $60.15 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Prophet's Rock Cuvée Aux Antipodes Blanc Chardonnay 2021

    $160.00
    or $152.00 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Two Paddocks Rosé 2023

    $36.66
    or $34.83 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Burn Cottage Vineyard 'Moonlight Race' Pinot Noir 2021

    $69.98
    or $66.49 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Mt Difficulty Mansons Farm Pinot Noir Bannockburn 2016

    $106.47
    or $101.15 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Grasshopper Rock Pinot Noir 2019

    $50.73
    or $48.19 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Valli Vineyards Bannockburn Vineyard Pinot Noir 2022

    $88.99
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  • Mt Difficulty Roaring Meg Pinot Gris 2023

    $26.06
    or $24.76 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Valli Vineyard ‘The Real McCoy’ Pinot Gris Orange Wine 2022

    $44.99
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  • Nanny Goat 'Queensberry' Single Vineyard Chardonnay 2022

    $63.32
    or $60.15 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Mt Difficulty Bannockburn Sauvignon Blanc 2022

    $32.92
    or $31.27 in case of 12 bottles.
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Central Otago, nestled in the southern part of New Zealand's South Island, is the world's southernmost wine-producing region. Its dramatic landscape, characterized by deep river gorges and rugged mountain ranges, provides a stunning backdrop for its vineyards. The region enjoys a continental climate, with hot summers and cold winters, leading Central Otago, nestled in the southern part of New Zealand's South Island, is the world's southernmost wine-producing region. Its dramatic landscape, characterized by deep river gorges and rugged mountain ranges, provides a stunning backdrop for its vineyards. The region enjoys a continental climate, with hot summers and cold winters, leading to a longer ripening period for grapes. This unique climate, combined with the mineral-rich soil, gives Central Otago wines a distinctive character and depth. Particularly known for its outstanding Pinot Noirs, the region also produces remarkable white varieties like Chardonnay and Riesling. Each wine tells a story of its origin, capturing the essence of its environment, making every sip a memorable experience. The wines from Central Otago are not just beverages; they are a journey into the heart of New Zealand's majestic landscapes. read more... less

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Central Otago?

Central Otago is a picturesque wine-producing region situated in the southern part of New Zealand's South Island. Encircled by majestic mountains, serene lakes, and deep river gorges, this region is not only a paradise for viticulturists but also a haven for tourists and nature enthusiasts. Easily accessible from major cities like Dunedin and Queenstown, Central Otago offers a unique wine trail experience, blending the best of nature's beauty with world-class viticulture.

Are wines from Central Otago good and affordable?

Absolutely! Central Otago wines, while often considered premium, offer incredible value for their price. The region's unique climate, characterized by hot summers and cold winters, results in wines that are rich in flavor, texture, and aroma. Whether you're looking for a vibrant Pinot Noir or a refreshing Riesling, Central Otago wines consistently rank high on quality charts. While some boutique labels can be pricier, there's a wide selection that caters to varied budgets without compromising on excellence.

What makes Central Otago a special wine region?

Central Otago stands out due to its distinctive continental climate and breathtaking landscape. The region's location, being the world's southernmost wine-producing area, combined with its unique topography, results in a longer grape ripening period. This allows for the development of deep flavors and complex bouquets in the wines. Moreover, the schist-based soils add a signature minerality, further enhancing the character of Central Otago wines.

What type of wine is Central Otago most known for?

Central Otago is globally renowned for its exceptional Pinot Noir. The region's terroir, with its cool nights and warm days, creates the perfect environment for this variety to thrive. The resulting wines are characterized by their deep ruby color, notes of dark berries, and underlying earthy tones. These Pinot Noirs, often described as elegant yet powerful, have garnered international acclaim, solidifying Central Otago's reputation as a leading Pinot Noir producer.

What are the best wines from Central Otago?

While Central Otago's Pinot Noir is the star, the region also produces other outstanding wines. Chardonnay, Riesling, and Sauvignon Blanc from this area have received praise for their freshness and complexity. Some iconic wineries include Rippon, Mount Difficulty, and Felton Road, each offering a unique expression of Central Otago's terroir. Whether it's a single vineyard Pinot Noir or a crisp Chardonnay, wines from Central Otago consistently impress with their quality and depth of flavor.