Matawhero Gisborne Pinot Rose 2017 $23 (4stars)

Elevated scents of creaming soda, raspberry, strawberry, soft cherry and apple rise out of the glass and what follows are layers of ultra-tangy, crunchy-crisp, fruit-soaked flavours. Despite 2017 being a challenging vintage in Gisborne, this pinot noir was grown in the Tietjen vineyard grew nicely and got to good ripeness levels, resulting in rose with […]

Wine column week commencing 8th July, 2017

So we’re into the first week of July and typically it’s this time of year that the first wave of new wines from the 2017 vintage start pouring across my desk.  Normally it’s an exciting time and I do that really uncool, gleeful little dance that (according to my teenagers anyway) makes me look alarmingly […]

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