Church Road TOM Chardonnay 2014 $150 (5 stars)

Winemaker Chris Scott chose fruit from Church Road’s Tuki Tuki Valley block to fashion into what should (if I had my way) be a national treasure.  Expertly crafted and scented with grilled grapefruit, seasoned popcorn, ground almonds and roast stonefruit.  Its personality draws you in, it almost glows.  It’s got gorgeous tension in the mouth, […]

Yvonne Lorkin wine column for week beginning Sat Nov 25th 2017

The man with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the New Zealand wine industry, the man lovingly referred to as the high wizard of wine writing, the Gandalf of good grog-buying if you will, is Michael Cooper.  And this week he’s released the 2018 Buyer’s Guide to New Zealand Wines, the 25th edition.  Twenty fifth!  I think […]

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