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Coopers Creek Select Vineyards Gimblett Gravels Hawke’s Bay Merlot Malbec 2015

September 13, 2019

Coopers Creek Select Vineyards Gimblett Gravels Hawke’s Bay Merlot Malbec 2015 $23.75 Previously sold under the ‘Metals and Gravels’ label, this 57:43 M & M blend is showing how fantastic 2015 was in Hawke’s Bay for merlot-dominant, Bordeaux-style red wines.  Elegant, statuesque and stacked with buckets of black fruits, masses of Christmas pudding spices and … Read More

Chard Farm The Tiger Central Otago Pinot Noir 2017

September 6, 2019

Chard Farm The Tiger Central Otago Pinot Noir 2017 $79 Wine match for Annabel Langbein’s Prosciutto & Bocconcini Pizza (Canvas NZHerald sat 14 2019) Prosciutto is my drug of choice.  I can’t help myself when it’s around.  If I see it on a platter I snaffle it, on hors d’oeuvres, get in my belly, and … Read More

Young & Co The Jam McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018

August 18, 2019

Young & Co The Jam McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018 ($17.99) The shiny, new Young & Co ‘The Jam’ McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018 ($17.99) provides a perfect pairsome with anything featuring roast beetroot.  Boasting buckets of dark berryfruit, cocoa and espresso layers, peppery punchiness and fresh, feisty acidity and caramelised, smoky, oaky notes – it’s a … Read More