Chateau Tour De Luchey Bordeaux 2016

May 8, 2019By Yvonne

Chateau Tour De Luchey Bordeaux 2016 $18.95 I LOVE the soft, vanilla and smoke scent that rises from the first whiff of this magnificent little merlot. Give the glass a good swirl to unleash further forest-floor and dark berry notes on the nose. That first sip will reveal rich, complex spices (think Christmas pudding), charry, … Read More

Parcelle Merlot 2011

July 18, 2018By Yvonne

Parcelle Merlot 2011 $25 Between the Garonne and Dordogne rivers lies Bordeaux’s Entre-Deux-Mers region. The ancient Romans began crafting wine there over 2000 years ago – so it’s fair to say there’s much skill and experience at play in this part of the wine world. The vines here are trained low to absorb the heat … Read More

Sign up for this incredible Vintage 2000 Kiwi vs Bordeaux Tasting!

May 14, 2018By Yvonne

Hosted by Geoff KellyTHE 2000 VINTAGE IN BORDEAUX,  HAWKES BAY … AND NEARBY … Date:  Friday 15 June,  2018,  6:30pm start Place:  Kidnappers Cliffs Room,  Te Awa Winery,  2375 State Highway 50 Cost:  $85 per person Bookings: Limit:  19-only places Contact person at Te Awa Winery:  Lisa Chambers,  mobile 027 910 0019,  email: Booking Conditions / Waiting-LIst:  There are no refunds … Read More

Paritua 21.12 vertical tasting

June 23, 2015By Yvonne

PARITUA 21.12 VERTICAL TASTING 24TH FEBRUARY 2015 Back in February I was lucky enough to secure a seat at the very first vertical assessment of Paritua’s flagship red, the 21.12 over its five vintage history.  Only 5 versions have been made, because not every year will offer the correct conditions for winemaker Jason Stent and … Read More