Renato Estate Nelson Pinot Noir 2016 $25.90 (4 stars)

The grape gods must have been smiling on Renat Nussbaumer and his tiny Nelson vineyard in 2016. The fruit ripened beautifully, giving wine that roars with spiciness and the acidity is zesty-fresh and feisty. I get some soy and black tea amongst the usual cherry-suspects. www.renatoestate.co.nz

Yvonne Lorkin wine column for week beginning Sat 28th April 2018

  I love to share my thoughts on how a wine tastes and I can rattle off things like ‘this wine has delicious plum/peach or berry flavours – yadda yadda.  However because of that, people tend to ask me “Yvonne, how and when do the winemakers add the plums/berries/peaches to the wine?”  and the answer […]

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