White Wines

The Wine Box House White Wine 10.00/50.00


Sauvignon Blanc:


Charles Wiffen Sauvignon Blanc 2018 - Marlborough 11.00/55.00

Fresh and lifted aromas of gooseberries, ripe tropical fruits, lime and capsicums, revealing passionfruit and mineral nuances in the glass. The palate is crisp and refreshing.


Te Mania Sauvignon Blanc 2017 – Nelson (organic) 11.50/58.00

A mouth-filling palate showing delicious citrus, passionfruit, gooseberry and green apple flavours with a typical mineral edge. A vibrant, well balanced full-flavoured wine with a long finish.

Gladstone Sauvignon Blanc 2018 – Wairarapa 10.50/53.00  

Semi-tropical fruit, stone fruit, lifted citrus and lime ­ower aromas combine with the aroma of lightly roasted cashew.



Pinot Gris:

Alex Gold Pinot Gris 2017 - Central Otago 12.00/60.00

A dry style wine which is medium-bodied with a rounded, textural mouthfeel supported by a backbone of acidity balancing the fruit sweetness. Long and lingering on the finish.

Askerne Pinot Gris 2017 - Hawke's Bay 11.00/55.00

Aromas of yellow stone fruit, especially ripe peach, along with suggestions of pineapple and quince. Notes of freshly baked brioche give extra interest and volume to the nose.

Coney Wines Piccolo Pinot Gris 2017 - Martinborough 11.00/55.00

This wine is dry with a perfumed floral nose and notes of white peach, mango and musk. Mouthfeel is rich and velvety.



Charles Wiffen Riesling 2013 - Marlborough 11.00/55.00

An off-dry style with wonderful floral and citrus aromatics, matched with lemon, lime and stone fruit flavours. Lovely texture, distinct minerality and lively acidity make for a harmonious palate.

Askerne Gewürztraminer 2015 – Hawke’s Bay 11.00/55.00

Lifted notes of old fashioned rose, apricot and orange blossom provide a clear varietal direction contributes to the textural balance of this opulent wine.


Askerne Chardonnay 2019 - Hawke’s Bay 11.00/55.00

Apple pie, toasty oak hints, preserved lemon aromas with great body, texture, freshness and length.

Charles Wiffen Chardonnay 2016 - Marlborough 12.00/60.00

This wine has enticing aromas of ripe peach, hazelnut, brioche and hints of vanillin. Elegant on the palate with a soft and lingering mealy, nutty and seductive finish.

Seifried Barrique Fermented Chardonnay 2016 - Nelson 13.50/68.00

The nose has warm toasted hazelnuts, summer stone fruits and brioche notes. The palate is mouth-filling with layers of richness and subtle background spice with French oak notes.


Obsidian Rose 2018 - Waiheke Island 12.00/60.00

Intense aromas of strawberries with hints of spice. The palate is very lively and fresh with juicy acidity and a well-balanced sweetness.


Charles Wiffen Pinot Rose 2018 - Marlborough 55.00

The nose is fresh and firm with elegantly concentrated aromas of redcurrants and red florals with subtle thirst-quenching herbal elements, unfolding cranberry notes. Dry to taste and medium-bodied.




Red Wines

The Wine Box House Red Wine 10.00/50.00


Pinot Noir:


Askerne Pinot Noir 2016 - Hawke's Bay 11.00/55.00

Soft red berry fruits along with toasty and savoury spice notes capture the aromatic profile. The palate is broad and silky smooth.


Gladstone Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir 2018 - Wairarapa 12.00/60.00  

The hit of black cherry and brambleberry is layered with ­oral highlights of licorice. The palette is soft but generous, finishing with ripe chocolatey tannins and gentle acidity.


Alex Gold Pinot Noir 2017 - Central Otago 12.50/63.00

Sweet red and black cherry flavours show on the palate together with savoury mushroom and tobacco. A medium-bodied, complex wine which has ample grained, mouth coating tannin and a long lingering finish.

Coney Wines Piccolo Pizzicato Pinot Noir 2018 - Martinborough 13.00/65.00  

The hint of smoky bacon which would be traced to the 30% new French oak component. In the fruit department, favourite picks are dark plums and Morello cherries.



Charles Wiffen Merlot 2015 - Marlborough 11.50/58.00

Rich aromas of cassis, plum and vanillin combine with chocolate, dark berry fruits and subtle tannins on the palate, giving a long dry, yet soft finish.


Mai Mai Merlot 2014 - Hawke’s Bay 11.00/55.00

Modest cherry fruit is framed by hints of toasted almond and dried herbs, and the wine finishes tart and crisp.




Mai Mai Syrah 2014 - Hawke's Bay 12.50/63.00

Ripe black fruits and cherries in the early palate then build into an intense and spicy wine with a broad mouthfeel. Sweet spicy notes linger on the palate.


Mt. Monster Shiraz 2016 – Australia 11.00/55.00

Ripe cassis and black plum fruits on the nose with violets. The varietal fruit-driven palate, with cassis and dark berry fruit and spice flavours. Soft tannins complement the fruit with a mouth-filling generous finish.


Chalk Hill “Luna” Shiraz 2017 - Australia 12.00/60.00

Perfumed nose of dark berry fruits, floral note with a hint of roasted nuts and spice. A textured wine with lovely balance.


Blend Cabernet:


Obsidian Vitreous Cabernet Merlot 2015 - Waiheke Island 12.50/63.00

Medium-full bodied, this wine has a gentle mouth-filling flavour of savoury red fruits, earth, game, bramble and brown spices.


Chalk Hill “Luna” Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 - Australia  12.00/60.00 

A medium to full-bodied wine with excellent structure. Vibrant flavours of plum and red berry fruit, with a hint of bitter dark chocolate. A long lingering finish.



Aotea Methode Traditionelle 2017– Nelson 13.50/68.00

The Aotea Méthode Traditionnelle has grapefruit, warm brioche and buttered toast notes on the nose and the palate is luxurious and generous with full biscuity shortbread notes and a crisp, lasting finish.


Prosecco – Italy 9.00/45.00

A deliciously fresh and fruity Italian sparkler. 

Dessert Wines


Heart of Stone Noble Riesling 2009 - Marlborough 10.00/50.00

Glorious gold glint, orange marmalade, apricot and toffee aromas, sweet opulent palate and a clean lingering finish – perfection! Full unctuous mouthfeel, perfectly balanced with crisp, fresh acidity.


Seifried 'Sweet Agnes' Riesling 2017 - Nelson 11.00/60.00

The nose has a mandarin peel and floral notes, while the palate is luscious with bright fruit balanced by natural acidity. Succulent fruit sweetness wraps around the crisp acid backbone leaving a long, exceptionally generous finish.




Calem Ruby - Portugal 9.00/90.00

Deep ruby-red colour with a garnet aureole. Vibrant nose, full of young and fruity aromas.