Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Gris 2020

April 12, 2021By Yvonne

Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Gris 2020 $28 If you thought Pinot Gris was a snore-fest then prepare to have your brain blown up by this deliciously dry, mineral-saturated, nashi-induced bottle of niceness. Clean, lean, quartz and laced with lemon pith, nutmeg, apple and pear-packed – this is a gris that’ll gently exfoliate your palate in spectacular … Read More

Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Noir 2019

April 6, 2021By Yvonne

Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Noir 2019 $29 Matched with: Moroccan Lamb Meatball Pockets Annabel Langbein CANVAS in http://www.nzherald.co.nz on Sat April 10th 2021 The super-approachable Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Noir 2019 ($29) hails from vines growing in Moutere clay soils near the sun-soaked Tasman Village.  Saturated with spices, wild cherry, and sarsaparilla, it has oodles of earthy tones and … Read More

Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Rosé 2020

November 10, 2020By Yvonne

Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Rosé 2020 $23  Bright and bursting with banging cherry, raspberry and cranberry characters, this rosé from the sunshine capital of the country is all kinds of ripe and rumpty.  Bold, bouncy and super-fresh, it’s got that pinot noir tension, but also a vibrant, fruit-centric and fun thing to sip. http://www.blackenbrook.co.nz

Blackenbrook Shangri-La Nelson Gewürztraminer 2020

November 10, 2020By Yvonne

Blackenbrook Shangri-La Nelson Gewürztraminer 2020 $23 One Nelsonian name associated with great gewürztraminer is Blackenbrook. It’s like they’ve got lychee and ginger running in their veins – they never seem to turn out anything but sensational styles and this 2020 example is no exception. Fresh, feisty, dry, clean and crunchy textures merge with pure pear, … Read More

Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Blanc 2020

November 10, 2020By Yvonne

Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Blanc 2020 $27 Blackenbrook’s owners Daniel and Ursula Schwarzenbach are ultra-chuffed to have scooped the trophy for the ‘Other White Wine Varieties’ class at the New Zealand International Wine Show at its recent awards announcement. This is the winery’s second vintage of Pinot Blanc and their pinot blanc’s second trophy in prestigious … Read More

Blackenbrook Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2020

September 5, 2020By Yvonne

Instagram image here Blackenbrook Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2020  $21 This sensational new sauvignon from Ursula and Daniel Schwarzenbach’s Home vineyard on Baldwin Road is concrete evidence that the 2020 harvest was all kinds of excellent in their part of the world. Extremely fresh and packed with tropical intensity, crunchy citrus and cressy-herbaceousness it’s an excellent … Read More

Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Blanc 2019

October 30, 2019By Yvonne

Blackenbrook Nelson Pinot Blanc 2019 $27 I love the way it smells.  Showing apricots, jasmine, mineral notes and really interesting juicy characters alongside a succulent texture.   It’s like very silky very kind of sip, satisfyingly sexy. It’s no wonder that it got a gold medal. That’s because this wine is absolutely stunning and it’s the … Read More

Blackenbrook Nelson Gewürztraminer 2019

October 28, 2019By Yvonne

Blackenbrook Nelson Gewürztraminer 2019 ($25) Holy buckets of lychee Batman!  This wine unleashes a lahar of luscious stonefruit succulence and tropical taste sensations on the nose and palate, alongside a sprinkling of ginger, white pepper and nashi niceness.  Crisp, textural and deliciously dry on the finish, it wraps itself around anything tandoori terrifically. www.blackenbrook.co.nz

4 July 2010 – Vegan Vegetarian Vino

July 4, 2011By Yvonne

If you’re of the vegan persuasion then you’ll be chuffed to know that Blackenbrook Wines, in Tasman Bay near Nelson will be printing ‘vegan wine’ on all their white wines from the 2011 vintage.  The demand for vegan wines is on the increase according to Duncan Gillespie of Wellington’s Regional Wines & Spirits. “It’s following … Read More