Profile Savoury
Region Marlborough
Body Light-medium

Named after the majestic Catalina flying boats that once flew across the vast Marlborough Sounds, Catalina Sounds produces wines that are unique with minimum intervention and are true to their vineyard sites while capturing the best of the region.

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Tasting Notes

When to drink
Encourage cellaring for up to 5 years
On the nose
Hedonistic aromatics of cassis, black cherry and bramble are supported by toasted oak, cloves and black pepper
On the palate
The mouthfeel is fleshy and juicy, with red cherries framed by powdery tannins and an elegant finish.
Product Notes
All vineyards and blocks are fermented separately in small open-top fermenters where the wine is in contact with the skins for up to 14 days—Aged in15-20% new French barriques and the balance in older French barriques for 11 months.