Bald Hills Single Vineyard Central Otago Pinot Noir 2016

June 29, 2020By Yvonne

Bald Hills Single Vineyard Central Otago Pinot Noir 2016 $46 Aged in 33% new French oak for 12 months, this incredibly floral, fruit saturated pinot noir creates an immediate impression and brings the grins from the first sip.  Youthful and buoyant and bursting with wild cherry, smoked spices and silky textures.  It possesses a lift … Read More

The Bald Hills 3 Acres Central Otago Pinot Noir 2017

June 21, 2020By Yvonne

The Bald Hills 3 Acres Central Otago Pinot Noir 2017 $32 Brand new on the market, this raspberry, rhubarb, herb and cherry-centric pinot noir from Bannockburn (where the hills are so dry and dusty they’re practically ‘bald’) is lush, plush and all things ‘ush’ on the nose and palate.  Fresh, juicy and showing highly skilled … Read More

Bald Hills Last Light Single Vineyard Central Otago Riesling 2017

June 20, 2020By Yvonne

Bald Hills Last Light Single Vineyard Central Otago Riesling 2017 $30 This is classic-classic-classic riesling, people. Heaving with zesty natural sweetness, crunchy mandarin-induced magic, and notes of Pink Lady apples, lime, honeysuckle, and masses of white-flesh fruit, it’s just stunning! Made by Pete Bartle, Central Otago winemaking royalty, it’s a riesling with wow-factor 50. Enjoy … Read More

Bald Hills Kirameki Central Otago Pinot Gris 2017

December 20, 2019By Yvonne

Bald Hills Kirameki Central Otago Pinot Gris 2017 $30 Kirameki is a Japanese word for ‘sparkle’, ‘glint’, ‘glitter’ or ‘glow’ and the good folk at Bald Hills felt it was a great way to describe the rocks that line the Northern tip pinot gris vineyard which sits high up in Gibbston Valley.  It’s a style … Read More

Bald Hills Friends and Lovers Central Otago Rosé 2019

December 20, 2019By Yvonne

Bald Hills Friends and Lovers Central Otago Rosé 2019 $30 Crafted from two clones of hand-harvested, whole bunch pressed and cool-fermented pinot noir (Abel and 115) and showing gutsy raspberry, cherry and creaming soda, it’s a style that’ll bring the grins and satisfied slurps and have you longing for lashings of smoked salmon and sriracha … Read More

Bald Hills Central Otago Pinot Gris 2016

November 28, 2019By Yvonne

Bald Hills Central Otago Pinot Gris 2016 $30 Pete Bartle is a winemaker that stamps his signature on everything he touches, meaning if it’s pinot gris – it’s gonna be worth getting his autograph for sure!  After three years in the bottle, 2016 is really hitting its straps, texturally it’s dry and has that pear-skin … Read More