When you think of Kiwi wines, your mind probably goes first to Marlborough, but if you're looking for red, I think you're money goes much further in the North.
This Bordeaux-style, cool-climate red is a great example. It has a complex aroma of ripe berry fruit. The palate is very complex with plums, violet, liquorice and hints of leather.
The ripe fruit, sweet oak and firm tannins create a supple, complex wine with excellent length.