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Nautilus Estate Marlborough Pinot Gris 2019

November 11, 2019

Nautilus Estate Marlborough Pinot Gris 2019 ($29) Pad Thai Noodles paired in CANVAS Sat Nov 16 2019 If the winemaking team knew just how good the Nautilus Estate Marlborough Pinot Gris 2019 ($29) was with Pad Thai, they’d be off down the local BYO pretty much every lunchtime.  Clean, mineral-driven aromas, with a squeak of … Read More

Pegasus Bay Waipara Valley Gewürztraminer 2017

November 11, 2019

Pegasus Bay Waipara Valley Gewürztraminer 2017 ($30) Ginger Pork and Peanut Stir Fry – paired in CANVAS Nov 16 2019 I’m a sucker for bold, ballsy, aromatic white wines with any dishes where fresh ginger is the hero, which is why the shiny, new Pegasus Bay Waipara Valley Gewürztraminer 2017 ($30) perfectly shivers my timbers … Read More

Smith & Sheth Cru Mangatahi Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2018

September 23, 2019

  Smith & Sheth Cru Mangatahi Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2018 $60 In a word.  Phenomenal.  They call the boulders that litter the soils of the Mangatahi sub-region, west of Hastings, ‘Mangatahi swedes’, which is a bit of a dig at the ‘Gimblett Gravels’ or ‘Te Awanga pebbles’ monikers out there.  The vines thrive on sun-saturated, … Read More