At Passage Rock we offer one of Waiheke’s most extensive ranges of island grown wines. Our range includes Chardonnay, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, two styles of Merlot Cabernet and one of New Zealands finest Syrahs. Our wines are made from selected ripe grapes expressing the very best of the season, crafted carefully to bring you a rewarding wine experience..

White wines & Rosé

Glass

Bottle

Pinot Gris 2013 (Silver Medal)
The wine has aromas of rose petals lychee, pear and a hint of butterscotch. The flavours are rich, soft and elegant and finish with the slightest touch of grape sweetness to round off perfectly.

12.00 $49.00

Waiheke Reserve Chardonnay 2012 (Silver Medal)
Matured in French oak barrels for 8 months this wine offers the perfect balance between intense elegant fruit & rich textured flavours.  Aromas of peach, straw & cashew, with a hint of citrus.

$15.00 $75.00



Waiheke Island Viognier 2012 (Gold Medal)
This wine is aromatic & full-flavoured, ripe, rich & long lasting with a nutty-toasty twist, an exciting new variety from the northern part of the Rhone Valley in France, very well suited to our site on Waiheke Island.  Extremely popular! 


$14.00

$65.00

Waiheke Island Rosé 2012

Grown on Waiheke Island, this wine is made from premium quality fruit in perfect condition. 
Stainless steel-fermented  under strict temperature control, this wine was always made with the consumer in mind in a fruit driven style. Aromas of strawberry, peach & marmalade are supported by intense ripe flavours that are perfect for those long lazy summer lunches. 

11.00

$45.00

Ice Viognier 2012
The wine has intense aromas of guava and lychee. An intense fruitbomb on the palate the wine finishes fresh, rich and delicious.
$13.00
75ml glass    
$60.00  
Waiheke Island Sauvignon Blanc 2013
After tasting a rougue vine amongst our Merlot we decided that Waiheke island could grow a very flavoursome Sauvignon blanc.  The upside is we get very ripe flavours of passion fruit and gooseberry and softer acid than other regions of New Zealand. 

$12.00    
$49.00    

Red Wines

Glass

Bottle

Sisters 2011
The merits & qualities of blending are reflected in this idyllic marriage of the traditional grape varieties of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc & Malbec.  Sisters displays rich aromas of violets, berry fruit & cassis.  By using a high proportion of new French & American oak barriques in the maturation process, the integrated vanilla flavours & the roundness of this wine have been greatly enhanced. Sisters is made for consumption upon release or cellar up to 4 years.  Perfect with a platter! 

$12.00 $48.00



Reserve Cabernet 2010 (Gold Medal)
Only ever released when the vintage allows, our Reserve Cabernet  is the ultimate selection of the best  Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc & Malbec. This wine is concentrated, rich & packed with ripe berry fruit flavours.  15 months maturation in American & French Oak barrels has resulted in integrated vanilla oak flavours & a generous & embracing mouth feel.  This wine will reward those who cellar it for up to 10 years.  Superbly matched with our platters or smoked meats pizza.  Gold  N.Z International Wine Show 2010

$16.00 $75.00



Syrah 2011
After an excellent season, the grapes for this Syrah were hand harvested & nurtured throughout the whole winemaking process. This dark, dense wine is one of Waiheke’s best & has won numerous awards in the past. This deliciously drinkable Syrah has aromas of ripe blackberry, plum & spicy pepper.  Matured in 60% new oak barriques.
The wine is ready to drink now or will reward cellaring for up to 5 years. 5 stars Michael Cooper

$13.50 $60.00
Reserve Syrah 2012 (Gold medal)
Grown on the best sites of our family run vineyard, only the finest grapes have been hand selected for this minimum release wine. A long, temperate summer has ripened the fruit to perfection & intensified aromas of ripe blackberries, plums & a hint of pepper. Expert aging in new oak barriques for ten months has enhanced the flavours with cedar & vanillin undertones & velvet smooth finish.This wine was bottled & cellared with the finest winemaking traditions on our estate.  It will mature well in the bottle for up to ten years. double gold medal winner multiple 5 star awards, simply stunning
$17.00 $85.00