Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels Le Sol Syrah 2015 $135 (5stars)

Let’s cut straight to it.  This is a magical monster of a wine and it’s only created in years when the fruit is exceptional – which is not good if you have OCD, but great if you worship gorgeous syrah at the highest level.  Perfumed with peppercorn, violets, dark berryfruit and dried herbs, with a […]

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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