Rock Ferry Trig Hill Central Otago Riesling 2016

October 1, 2020By Yvonne

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Central Otago Riesling 2016 $33 This organic riesling absolutely roars with baked apple, crisp lime and loads of quartzy minerality. The acidity is pinging on the palate, there’s a tonne of tangelo and mandarin magic and loads of green apple characters crash through onto the finish as well. It’s a long-term … Read More

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Vineyard Central Otago Tempranillo 2016

September 30, 2020By Yvonne

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Vineyard Central Otago Tempranillo 2016 $45 Not only is this tempranillo from Central Otago (as unlikely as that sounds), it’s also organic AND darn excellent.  The aromatics sing of bay leaf, drying flax, leather and coffee, prune and saucy, scorched toast, and all those delicious things osmose through onto the palate. … Read More

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Central Otago Pinot Gris 2018

September 29, 2020By Yvonne

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Central Otago Pinot Gris 2018 $40 This is one of my favourite New Zealand pinot gris wines hands down. Hands all over the place in fact. Hand-harvested, whole bunch pressed and only the free-run juice was fermented with a combo of cultured and wild yeasts in a mixture of stainless steel … Read More

Rock Ferry The Corners Vineyard Marlborough Chardonnay 2018

July 15, 2020By Yvonne

Rock Ferry The Corners Vineyard Marlborough Chardonnay 2018 $55 From the organic grape gurus at Rock Ferry comes this concrete egg-fermented chardonnay that oozes elegance and sex appeal and buckets of nougat niceness.  Smooth and citrus-laced, this wine has a seamless, citrusy, cloud-like texture and a round, ripe finish.  Love it. http://www.rockferry.co.nz

Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Marlborough Chardonnay 2015

December 30, 2018By Yvonne

Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Marlborough Chardonnay 2015 $32  If your tastes in chardonnay lean along the nutty, buttered crumpet and biscuity end of the spectrum, then you’ll be loving this nougat-infused number.  It’s stitched together with some solid citrus, so freshness is definitely the underlying factor here – however there’s a lovely complexing, caramelised note … Read More