The Snapper Rock brand gives a nod to New Zealand’s keen fishing culture and love of seafood. At ‘Snapper Rock’, they’ve crafted a range of exceptionally well made yet affordable New Zealand wines that truly express the unique terroir and maritime climate of New Zealand. Using fresh fruit driven styles of winemaking pioneered in the New World, they create wines that reflect the variety best suited to that region of New Zealand.
‘Snapper Rock’ is a Marlborough based winery with a vineyard in Hawke’s Bay, and a dedication to creating exceptional but approachable wines for the New Zealand public. The name “Snapper Rock” is an homage to New Zealand’s keen fishing culture and love for Seafood – the spot ‘Snappers Rock’ is a keen fishing spot for locals. The Snapper Rock philosophy is to create wines that capture New Zealand’s unique terroir, personality and style in their wines – a feat we think we have achieved in spades.
New Zealand is special and so are the ‘Snapper Rock’ wines. The magical combo of soil, climate, water and a dedication to creating unique and expressive wines is at the forefront of what they do. Using fresh fruit driven styles of winemaking pioneered in the New World, they create wines that reflect the variety best suited to that region of New Zealand. They are best enjoyed with good food, great company, a setting sun and an open fire. If you visit them in Marlborough, why not ask to be taken fishing at Snapper Rock. The ‘Snapper Rock Pinot Noir’ is basically known as the house Pinot Noir as Specialist Cellars with a pleasing palate to anyone who samples it.
The outstanding Sparkling Methode traditionale is a drop we implore anyone to try if they can. Redcurrant colour, cranberry aromas, spiced wild strawberries, creamy brioche palate, deliciously textural.