Alpha Domus The Skybolt Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2016 $26.00

This is the second vintage of Skybolt, a chardonnay that’s like a fruity mcfruitface upfront on the palate, yet a tweak of French oak I love how the classic grapefruit and roast peach flavours are edged with hints of coconut and spice and then followed by a long, creamy finish. Winemaker Barry Riwai is a […]

Yvonne Lorkin canvas column for Sat July 28th 2018

I bought a $1500 robot vacuum cleaner. Mock all you want, but I’m sipping chardonnay while this thing sucks life’s lint away… Snapper Rock Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2016 $14.99 There’s a really spicy, almost ginger-like kick to this chardonnay, which clearly has the ‘cheap and cheerful, crowd-pleaser’ flag flying from its screwcap. If you’re looking […]

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