Cypress Terraces Hawke’s Bay Syrah 2013 $42

2013 had winemakers across Hawke’s Bay fizzing.  It was perfection, especially if you were making syrah.  Gus Lawson knew the fruit he’d harvested from his steep hillside site overlooking the Gimblett Gravels was gold and 4 years on, the proof is in the sipping.  Velvety smooth and layered with the lightest pepper, violet and cocoa […]

Yvonne Lorkin Canvas Column for Saturday April 28th 2018

The serviette was wrapped too tightly around my cutlery in the café the other day and it took ages to get it undone.  It’s a battlefield out there.   Nobody’s Hero Marlborough Pinot Noir 2017 $19.99 Crafted by the good folk at Framingham, Nobody’s Hero is a rather punked up pinot with a bullet belt, […]

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