Flaxmore Nelson Pinot Noir 2018

October 2, 2020By Yvonne

Flaxmore Nelson Pinot Noir 2018 $27 Lightly coloured but bright and showing slighty dusty, dried herb notes on the nose which merge with cola and black tea as they lean into the palate. The acidity is upfront and fresh yet the finish has a meaty, savoury character to it. Lightly styled and suited to short … Read More

Flaxmore Nelson Rosé 2019

October 2, 2020By Yvonne

Flaxmore Nelson Rosé 2019 $19.99 Wow! Some more commercial, supermarket-style pinot noir rosés are overly fruity, sweet and lack any sort of tension and tautness. Not this one however.  With a Provençal-like pluckiness, deliciously dry textures and a creaming-soda complexity on the finish. There’s a whiff of wild strawberry and a whomp of quartzy minerality … Read More

Flaxmore Nelson Pinot Gris 2019

October 2, 2020By Yvonne

Flaxmore Nelson Pinot Gris 2019 $22 Stuart and Patricia Anderson craft pinot gris from the French Alsace clone 457 (sounds superflash right?) grown in their Moutere Hills vineyard. Most kiwi pinot gris comes from highly floral German clones, while this French clone creates a stylish, spicy, flavour spectrum studded with softly grainy textures and a … Read More