News & Awards

John Bartlett/NZ Wine Directory

Coxhead Creek, Verdelho 2019, Matakana Almost colourless with a green tinge. Medium bodied, oily viscosity. Savoury stoney notes & citrus blossom in the nose. Weighty palate with concentrated lime, tangelo and tropical fruit flavours, nice mineral note, soft acidity...

Yvonne Lorkin / Winefriend

Coxhead Creek Matakana Rosé 2019 $2 I love this wine! Crafted by the crazy-talented Warren Knudsen, from 100% cabernet franc, this rosé is the real deal. It’s incredibly concentrated, spicy, floral and deliciously dry to drink. Crisp, focused and showing superb purity...

NZ Wines – Michael Cooper’s – Buyers Guide

NZ Wines – Michael Cooper’s – Buyers Guide

The classy 2010 vintage was harvested at 24 brix at Matakana and matured in French Oak casks (30 per cent new). Built to last, it is full-coloured, with concentrated blackcurrant, plum and spice flavours, seasoned with quality oak. It’s a very stylish, finely crafted...

2011 Rosé Wins Pure Bronze Award

2011 Coxhead Creek Rosé – Pure Bronze Award – Romeo Bragato Wine Awards – the premier competition for New Zealand winegrowers. A dry style Rosé, with scents of floral and strawberry and hints of spice. Sophisticated, with a great texture and length, mouthfilling and...