Clos Marguerite Marlborough Pinot Noir 2012 $46 (4 stars)

Perfumed with baked plum and cherry notes, it also boasts soft, savoury, creamy layers on the palate.  Named after Marguerite, winemaker Jean-Charles’ wife, this pinot noir is much like her, complex, delicate and yet boasts lovely depth of character.  It’s a lovely example that’s maturing nicely and would be amazing with spicy, red curry duck. […]

Yvonne Lorkin Wine Column for week beginning Sat 2nd Dec 2017

Get yourself a gravelly gift… For the last eight years, the members of Hawke’s Bay’s Gimblett Gravels Winegrowers Association have submitted their wines to an internationally respected Master of Wine to be assessed.  The aim is to find, on a vintage by vintage basis, the wines which best represent a given year.  Only twelve can […]

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