New Zealand's Marlborough region is world renowned for its unique style
of Sauvignon Blanc. Tucked away in the south eastern corner, the
Awatere Valley is developing a reputation for putting a new spin on an
O:TU vintages are released a little later than other New Zealand producers because we believe it develops depth, creates structure and enhances the unique characteristics our region offers.
“Acidity is important but the wines need a little more fat, more flavours. I believe our wines have that difference. There's a lot of pleasure in drinking Sauvignon Blanc that has a little age.” – Jan Kux (O:TU Winemaker)
O:TU Classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
This bold Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc presents pungent aromas of sweet grass, nettles, blackcurrants and gooseberries, backed up by fresh zesty lime characters. The palate is light-bodied, which builds up and ends
O:TU Classic Marlborough Pinot Gris
Delicious aromas of pear and honeysuckle come through on the palate. Juicy stone fruit characters are balanced with a delightful citrus spine. Luscious and mouth-filling, the classic pear flavours linger.
Sam Kim, Wine Orbit
‘Beautifully fruited and lifted, the fragrant bouquet shows pineapple, nectarine, rockmelon and floral aromas, followed by a succulent palate that is fleshy and silky. The wine offers excellent fruit purity and intensity, wonderfully enhanced by juicy mouthfeel, leading to a lingering tasty finish.’
O:TU Classic Merlot Rosé
O:TU Classic Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
O:TU BLEND 102 Marlborough
This striking Single-vineyard Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc entices with aromas of sweet grass, nettles, blackcurrant and gooseberries, underpinned with white peaches and lime characters. The flinty minerality typical of the Awatere Valley is complemented by a touch of talcum powder and very well integrated acidity. The palate is full bodied, finishing long with undertones of white peach, honey melon, gooseberry and currants with beguiling light exotic characteristics.
O:TU PRESTIGE Marlborough
A complex Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with a distinctive Awatere Valley profile. Classical aromas of apples, melons, peaches and smoky notes are very reductive and constantly evolving with the wine. This wine has a rich, full-bodied palate with finely integrated wood giving it warmth and complexity. This wine will age gracefully over the next ten years, with a more colourful expression emerging.
O:TU RESERVE Marlborough
A rich, refined Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, crafted by blending selected parcels from the best O:TU vines. Evoking aromas of apples, apricots, green tea, gooseberries and peaches. Plus surprising red fruit aromas including raspberry and a touch of blueberry. Supported by well integrated oak, this is a seductive full bodied wine with great length and a clear, crisp finish.