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2018 Craggy Range Sophia

Hawke's Bay, NZ

Sophia is the pinnacle Bordeaux blend from Craggy Range.

$115.00

DISPATCHED NEXT BUSINESS DAY
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About The Wine

This is the top of the mountain in Craggy Range land, their finest Bordeaux Blend from the very best fruit harvested from the famous Gimblett Gravels vineyard.

It's a wine of incredible power and prestige, comparable with any of the top wines in this style from the 'New-World'.

The thing that sets Sophia apart is the smooth, luxurious palate derived from insane attention to detail in the winery. Sophia has its own room in the Craggy Range underground cellar. An entire room purpose built for crafting this wine. In classic Craggy Range style, no stone is left unturned when in pursuit of excellence.

About Craggy Range

One of New Zealand's true pioneering and benchmark producers, Craggy Range is a family-owned success story of the highest order.

With vineyards in both the famed alluvial soils in the Gimblett Gravels sub-region of Hawkes Bay and in the premium Pinot Noir-growing region of Martinborough, Craggy Range has set a high bar for quality wine production since 1994.

There is no expense spared in the Peabody family's pursuit of vinous excellence.

With the winery being committed to a 1000 year family trust by founder Terry Peabody, the legacy of this great producer is sure to continue for many generations to come.

Craggy Range
Craggy Range's Gimblett Gravels vineyard
Hawke's Bay, NZ
Additional Info

From The Producer

A refined and elegant hand-crafted merlot dominant blend that represents both the vigneron’s art and inherent understanding of the land, ensuring ‘Sophia’ is the finest expression of the terroir and the people.

‘Sophia’, meaning ‘wisdom’ in greek mythology, pays tribute to the goddess of knowledge and experience, information and understanding - a philosophy adopted by our winemakers and viticulturists when creating this wine.

Blend : Merlot (61%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%), Cabernet Franc (19%)
ABV : 13.20
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2030
Bottle Size : 750ml

Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order over $149 or more, or just $10 for any orders of $149 or less. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mix pack!

Estimated delivery time frames with Australia Post can be viewed here. Please include Authority to Leave instructions in the ‘SPECIAL REQUESTS’ box during checkout if you may not be available to sign for your delivery and would like it left at your front door. The 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box can be found on the cart page before the final checkout page.

Warehouse Pickup Due to some restrictions on our warehouse lease agreement and COVID concerns we are no longer offering Warehouse Pickup as an option and will be delivering all orders moving forward. Delivery is free (for orders over $149) and fast so please select one of our great delivery options at checkout. Sorry for any inconvenience caused by this change! The Different Drop Team.

Express Same Day Delivery is available for Sydney postcodes within 10km of the CBD. There is a $10 delivery surcharge and the order is needs to be placed before 12pm midday weekdays for same day delivery. Express courier deliveries cannot be left unattended and require a receiver signature.

Our Heat Policy can be viewed here. If you would like us to hold dispatch of your order for milder weather please leave instructions to do so in the 'SPECIAL REQUESTS' box found on the cart page before the final checkout. We are happy to hold it for as long as you like. All orders are fully insured so you can buy with full confidence that these tasty beverages will get to you in tip-top shape.

Returns are free for 100 days after purchase. You can view the conditions of our return policy here

For any other shipping related inquiries, please see our helpful FAQ, email us at hello@differentdrop.com or call us on 1300 668 385..

FaQs
Do I have to order in dozens?

No, please mix it up! You can order wines in any quantity and variation you like. You can order 1 bottle or 50. We challenge you to make the ultimate mixed pack of wine!

Are there volume discounts?

No our pricing is aiming to the best in the market already. For very large orders (weddings etc) we are open to negotiating though. Just give us a call. How does the price match work?

Everyday Low & Consistent Pricing is something we strongly believe in. We want our customers to feel confident they are always getting the best price. If you see a price lower somewhere else let us know and we'll match it. We'll even retrospectively refund you if you have already purchased from us but you see a lower price somewhere later on. Our price match policy can be seen here.

I am trying to add more of a wine to my cart but it won’t let me?

This means we are running low on stock of that wine. So for example, if the website will only allow you to add 3 bottles and no more, then that is all we have of that particular wine. The good news is we may be able to order more for you. Just contact us on 1300 668 385 or hello@differentdrop.com and we'll organise the additional quantity for you.

Does Different Drop have a physical store?

No, not really. More of a warehouse/office. We do however offer a Click & Collect option from our warehouse in Ultimo, Sydney. Our warehouse address for Click & Collect is: F5A, 42 Wattle St, Ultimo, 2007

Can I special order a wine you do not sell?

If it’s doable, then we’ll make it happen. Just contact us directly via phone, chat or email and we’ll find out for you right away. Please note that in most cases special orders such as these will need to be in full case lots (6 or 12 bottles).

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