Te Kano Estate Central Otago Chardonnay 2017 $35 (5 stars)

Aroma-wise this wine absolutely rocks the house with grilled grapefruit, biscuity characters and beautiful creme caramel characters.  Chock full of ripe stonefruit, yet it’s restrained, creamy and supremely elegant to drink.  It’s an incredibly stylish wine, softly spiced and boasting cashew and brulee layers on the finish.  Just gorgeous!

Domain Road Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2012 $39 (5 stars)

If a wine could actually shout from the rooftops “I’m Central Otago pinot noir dangnabbit!!” then this would be that wine. I love the lift of rhubarb leaf, juicy cherry, dark plum and tea leaf loveliness in every sniff and the fact that all these flavours osmose onto the palate just adds an extra bit […]

Tatty Bogler Central Otago Pinot Gris 2011

Tatty Bogler by Forrest Estate Central Otago Pinot Gris 2011 $25  Wow!  Prepare for a burst of juicy white peach, nashi pear and coconut ice confection on the nose and an absolutely gorgeous splash of sweetness, clean, refreshing acidity and rich, mouthcoating magic on the palate.  This is a superb example of the heights pinot […]

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