If you can catch a whiff of struck match on your first sniff then welcome to the world of sulphide complexity, something I love o see a little bit of in my chardonnay. With smoked pineapple, grapefruit and grilled peach characters zigzagging across the palate and erupting on the finish – it’s a super stylish … Read More
Pegasus Bay Waipara Gewürztraminer 2014 $30 ★★★★★ Wow! The glittering yellow diamond colour of this wine is quite mesmerizing. It smells like the most delicious combo of lemon Turkish delight, ginger, rose water, Christmas lilies, toffee, runny honey and spice. Rich, unctuous, generously fruity and tangy it is too, making this an irresistibly un-put-downable example.
Pegasus Bay Sauvignon Semillon 2013 $30 ★★★★★ The Donaldson family in Waipara, North Canterbury, have been crafting this quirky version of sauvignon since AGES ago, and it’s now got something resembling a cult following for its incredibly complex, toasty, tropical and herbaceous flavours. A splash of semillon imparts a distinct ‘moist hay’ and roasted almond … Read More
The 2013 Summer of Riesling kicks off this February and on the 16th, the , to celebrate the good folk at Black Estate, Pegasus Bay and Tongue n Groove Wines are hosting a , “Rolling Riesling Day” at C1 Espresso on the corner of Tuam and High St in Christchurch. Between 11am and 4pm they’ll be pouring … Read More