The vineyards in the heart of New Zealand's acclaimed wine-growing region, Hawkes Bay, with stony soils and gentle contours, surrounded by hills and blessed with long, lingering summers and clear, crisp winters, truly exceptional conditions to create exceptional wines.
Stone Paddock is a selection of wines that are made every year using grapes grown on Paritua's own estate and carefully selected regional vineyards. The Stone Paddock wines are wines that not only reflect a distinctly New Zealand style, but also Paritua Vineyard's passion for quality winemaking.
stone paddock scarlet red blend 2013
This blended red is a prime example of the style produced from the stony soils of Hawke’s Bay. Highly scented plum, blackberry and cassis aromas with hints of five spice, cedar and fine spicy oak. The palate shows dark fruits dominated by plum and cassis while supported by firm, ripe tannins. The oak influence is subtle and provides spicy notes and great structure.
stone paddock syrah 2015
An aroma of sweet dark plum, white pepper and five spice, with notes of cola bean and blueberry. The palate is velvety soft, has ripe fleshy fruit flavours of plum and blueberry, hints of baked fruit tart, five spice, white pepper and a sweet vanillan oak. The finish is firm with fine ripe tannins and long spicy prune and liquorice flavours. A bright, food friendly wine, with spicy notes.
stone paddock sauvignon blanc 2017
The 2013 Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon Blanc is a youthful wine with fine acidity and length. On the aroma we find white flesh nectarine, passionfruit and citrus and fragrant white floral notes. The palate is refreshing with lively white fleshed stone fruit flavours, and long citrus finish. This Sauvignon Blanc shows great aromatics and can be drunk young as a summer wine. Some aging may enhance the weight and structure of this wine.
stone paddock chardonnay 2016
Stone Paddock Chardonnay is a lightly oaked wine. Showing ripe tropical fruit and peach aromas with fine grapefruit and mineral undertones. The gentle influence of oak accentuates the sweet stonefruit, melon and grapefruit flavours. The texture is creamy and luscious with a fine minerality on the finish.
stone paddock rose 2017
The 2017 Hawke’s Bay Rose is a youthful wine with fine acidity and length. On the aroma we find white flesh nectarine, passionfruit and citrus and fragrant white floral notes. The palate is refreshing with lively white fleshed stone fruit flavours