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.

Sauvignon Blanc

Pinot Gris

Chardonnay

Pinot Noir

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

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

 

Gold – New Zealand International Wine Competition
5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
4 Stars (18/20) – Raymond Chan Wine reviews

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

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

 

Gold – New Zealand International Wine Competition
5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
4 Stars (18/20) – Raymond Chan Wine reviews

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

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

 

Gold – New Zealand International Wine Competition
5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit
4 Stars (18/20) – Raymond Chan Wine reviews

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Pinot Gris

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

 

Champion Pinot Gris Trophy – Marlborough Wine Show

Gold – Marlborough Wine Show

5 Stars (18.5/20) – Raymond Chan

5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit

Silver – Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Pinot Gris

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

 

Champion Pinot Gris Trophy – Marlborough Wine Show

Gold – Marlborough Wine Show

5 Stars (18.5/20) – Raymond Chan

5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit

Silver – Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Starborough ‘Family Estate’
Marlborough Pinot Gris

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

 

Champion Pinot Gris Trophy – Marlborough Wine Show

Gold – Marlborough Wine Show

5 Stars (18.5/20) – Raymond Chan

5 Stars (93/100) – Sam Kim Wine Orbit

Silver – Air New Zealand Wine Awards

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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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.