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Brown Brothers Patricia Noble Riesling 2014

July 6, 2019

Brown Brothers Patricia Noble King Valley Riesling 2014 $27 Even if you were somehow blind to the bling on the label (gold medals for Africa here) you’d know as soon as you took your first sip of the Brown Brothers Patricia Noble King Valley Riesling 2014 ($27) that it is astonishingly tasty.  That’s because for … Read More

Maison Noire Hawke’s Bay Chenin Blanc 2018

July 6, 2019

Maison Noire Hawke’s Bay Chenin Blanc 2018 ($29) Golden, glossy in the glass and heaving with crisp, lipsmacking acidity, toasted coconut and grapefruit characters alongside roasted apples and all manner of mineral-induced magic in the mouth.  Chenin blanc hails from the Loire Valley in France (which is where its winemaker Guillaume Thomas is also from) … Read More

Paddy Borthwick Falloon Block Wairarapa Pinot Noir 2014

July 5, 2019

Paddy Borthwick Falloon Block Wairarapa Pinot Noir 2014 $22 The Borthwick’s are Wairarapa pioneers in farming and grapegrowing and that they’re able to produce such fresh and fabulous pinot noir at this price is testament to their vast experience on the land.  Classic black tea, seasoned leather, black guava and spicy cherry flavours merge with … Read More