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.

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