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Rock Ferry Trig Hill Vineyard Central Otago Pinot Noir 2016

December 2, 2020

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Vineyard Central Otago Pinot Noir 2016 $55  Organic wine wonder-couple Tom Hutchison and Fiona Harvey, have crafted this intensely-flavoured, unfiltered example from a tiny site in the desert-scape of Bendigo. Crammed with dark cherry, rosehip and black tea characters, the Trig Hill is incredibly fresh and frisky, yet maintains a delicious … Read More

Wither Hills Single Vineyard Ben Morven Marlborough Chardonnay 2019

November 29, 2020

Wither Hills Single Vineyard Ben Morven Marlborough Chardonnay 2019 $28 Planted 20 years ago, this small-scale, north-facing site has been producing certified organic fruit since conversion in 2009 and certified sensational chardonnay since ages ago. Crafted by winemaker Matt Large, it’s a rich yet elegantly structured, stonefruit-and-smoke-soaked chardonnay which oozes caramelised, toasty spices and a … Read More

Selaks 1934 Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2019

March 31, 2020

Selaks 1934 Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2019 $16.99 Reviewed in Canvas Magazine in the NZ Herald April 4 2020 and paired with Annabel Langbein’s Lamb and Chickpea Curry Well I’ll be fragrantly footstomped! Here we have a supertasty smorgasbord of 67% merlot, 29.5% sauvignon blanc, 1.3% pinot gris, 1.2% malbec, 0.7% cabernet sauvignon and 0.3% cabernet … Read More