Our Wines

Starborough wines express the unique soil and climate interactions of our three locations, Starborough Terrace and Long Lane blocks in the Awatere Valley and the original Jones property at O’Dwyers Farm in the Wairau Valley.

Starborough Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

Starborough Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris

Starborough Chardonnay

Chardonnay

Starborough Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Vintage: 2018

A refreshing Sauvignon Blanc with richness of passionfruit, herb and mineral flavours. The nose is soft and elegantly proportioned with aromas of passionfruit, white floral aromas and nuances of fresh herbs and mineral notes. Lively on the palate and wonderfully structured by juicy acidity.

Starborough Sauvignon Blanc

Accolades

5 Stars (18.5/20) – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews
5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
4 Stars – Michael Cooper Wine Buyers Guide
Silver Ribbon – Bob Campbell Real Review

Row of four medals: Raymond Chan, Wine Orbit, Michael Coopers buyers guide, Bob Campbell The Real Review

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Vintage: 2018

A refreshing Sauvignon Blanc with richness of passionfruit, herb and mineral flavours. The nose is soft and elegantly proportioned with aromas of passionfruit, white floral aromas and nuances of fresh herbs and mineral notes. Lively on the palate and wonderfully structured by juicy acidity.

Accolades

 

5 Stars (18.5/20) – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews
5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
4 Stars – Michael Cooper Wine Buyers Guide
Silver Ribbon – Bob Campbell Real Review

Row of four medals: Raymond Chan, Wine Orbit, Michael Coopers buyers guide, Bob Campbell The Real Review
Starborough Sauvignon Blanc

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Vintage: 2018

A refreshing Sauvignon Blanc with richness of passionfruit, herb and mineral flavours. The nose is soft and elegantly proportioned with aromas of passionfruit, white floral aromas and nuances of fresh herbs and mineral notes. Lively on the palate and wonderfully structured by juicy acidity.

Starborough Sauvignon Blanc

Accolades

 

5 Stars (18.5/20) – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews
5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
4 Stars – Michael Cooper Wine Buyers Guide
Silver Ribbon – Bob Campbell Real Review

Row of four medals: Raymond Chan, Wine Orbit, Michael Coopers buyers guide, Bob Campbell The Real Review

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Pinot Gris 2018

Vintage: 2018

An elegant wine with a finely concentrated palate displaying aromatic white and yellow stonefruits lifted by exotic florals, rose-petal elements and complex nutty and flinty nuances. The wine shows excellent fruit intensity and silky texture, leading to a lingering smooth finish.

Starborough Pinot Gris

Accolades

Gold – NZ International Wine Show
5 Stars (94/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
5 Stars ( 18.5/20) – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews
Silver – New Zealand Wine of the Year

Row of four medals: Raymond Chan, Wine Orbit, NZ Wine of the Year, NZ International Wine Show

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Pinot Gris 2018

Vintage: 2018

An elegant wine with a finely concentrated palate displaying aromatic white and yellow stonefruits lifted by exotic florals, rose-petal elements and complex nutty and flinty nuances. The wine shows excellent fruit intensity and silky texture, leading to a lingering smooth finish.

Accolades

 

Gold – NZ International Wine Show
5 Stars (94/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
5 Stars ( 18.5/20) – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews
Silver – New Zealand Wine of the Year

Row of four medals: Raymond Chan, Wine Orbit, NZ Wine of the Year, NZ International Wine Show
Starborough Pinot Gris

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Pinot Gris 2018

Vintage: 2018

An elegant wine with a finely concentrated palate displaying aromatic white and yellow stonefruits lifted by exotic florals, rose-petal elements and complex nutty and flinty nuances. The wine shows excellent fruit intensity and silky texture, leading to a lingering smooth finish.

Starborough Pinot Gris

Accolades

 

Gold – NZ International Wine Show
5 Stars (94/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
5 Stars ( 18.5/20) – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews
Silver – New Zealand Wine of the Year

Row of four medals: Raymond Chan, Wine Orbit, NZ Wine of the Year, NZ International Wine Show

Starborough ‘Single Vineyard’
Marlborough Chardonnay

Vintage: 2017

Aromas of ripe, fresh yellow stone fruits, complemented with rich, buttery notes and a subtle layer of flint. Generous on the palate – lovely fresh citrus with a well-rounded nutty finish. This wine has intense fruit concentration and the underlying acidity gives great focus.

Starborough Chardonnay

Accolades

5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
5 Stars ( 18.5/20) – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

Starborough ‘Single Vineyard’
Marlborough Chardonnay

Vintage: 2017

Aromas of ripe, fresh yellow stone fruits, complemented with rich, buttery notes and a subtle layer of flint. Generous on the palate – lovely fresh citrus with a well-rounded nutty finish. This wine has intense fruit concentration and the underlying acidity gives great focus.

Accolades

 

5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
5 Stars ( 18.5/20) – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

Starborough Chardonnay

Starborough ‘Single Vineyard’
Marlborough Chardonnay

Vintage: 2017

Aromas of ripe, fresh yellow stone fruits, complemented with rich, buttery notes and a subtle layer of flint. Generous on the palate – lovely fresh citrus with a well-rounded nutty finish. This wine has intense fruit concentration and the underlying acidity gives great focus.

Starborough Chardonnay

Accolades

 

5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
5 Stars ( 18.5/20) – Raymond Chan Wine Reviews

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Pinot Noir

Vintage: 2016

This fragrant Pinot Noir shows complex aromas of red and dark fruits complemented with savoury, earthy notes and a hint of wild thyme. The palate is ripe with fruit richness and lively flavours of dark raspberries and plum backed with soft, seductive tannins and a lovely hint of pepper on the finish.

Starborough Pinot Noir

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Pinot Noir

Vintage: 2016

This fragrant Pinot Noir shows complex aromas of red and dark fruits complemented with savoury, earthy notes and a hint of wild thyme. The palate is ripe with fruit richness and lively flavours of dark raspberries and plum backed with soft, seductive tannins and a lovely hint of pepper on the finish.

Starborough Pinot Noir

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Pinot Noir

Vintage: 2016

This fragrant Pinot Noir shows complex aromas of red and dark fruits complemented with savoury, earthy notes and a hint of wild thyme. The palate is ripe with fruit richness and lively flavours of dark raspberries and plum backed with soft, seductive tannins and a lovely hint of pepper on the finish.

Starborough Pinot Noir