Jules Taylor Wines

Our wines

Jules Taylor Wines source their grapes from vineyards in the Wairau and Awatere Valleys, Marlborough. Well, not so much from vineyards as back corners of vineyards, rises and hollows and dry-as bits of vineyards.

These are our core wines that we aim to make every year:

Sauvignon Blanc

When Jules talks about Sauvignon Blanc, clouds part and celestial choirs sing. This is the wine Jules loves.

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Pinot Noir

We like Pinot Noir. We could be all pompous and serious and say things like, ‘It’s the holy grail of red wines’ but...

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Pinot Gris

If Sauvignon Blanc is designed in the vineyard, then the converse is true with Pinot Gris.

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Rosé

This is the wine that’s our least serious wine. It’s not serious in nature – it is serious in flavour.

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Grüner Veltliner

The name’s a bit of a mouthful so we just call it Gru Vee. Roll it round in your mouth - it’s an...

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Chardonnay

We have three special blocks of Chardonnay that come from vineyards in the Awatere Valley, Ben Morven and Brancott Valley sub-regions of...

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Now and then we turn our hand to something different:

OTQ Pinot Noir 2013

This wine is an indulgence, Jules’ little secret. On the quiet, she kept aside pockets of fruit showing special promise.

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OTQ Sauvignon Blanc 2013

This wine is an indulgence, Jules’ little secret. On the quiet, she kept aside pockets of fruit showing special promise.

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Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc

Sometimes we leave the fruit on the vines and let it ripen and over ripen and then we make teeny tiny quantities of...

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