Madam Sass Central Otago Pinot Noir Rosé 2019

November 10, 2019By Yvonne

Dish magazine Summer 2020 Haloumi, zucchini and peach skewers I LOVE how salty and moorish haloumi is, and combined with ripe, sweet peach and fleshy zucchini, there’s really only one wine to do the business and that’s the Madam Sass Central Otago Pinot Noir Rosé 2019 ($22) Pink diamond in the glass and showing pungent … Read More

Waiana Estate Indian Summer Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2019

November 10, 2019By Yvonne

Waiana Estate Indian Summer Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2019 $20 If you closed your eyes in the moment you lift the glass to your nose, you’d almost smell the Mediterranean Sea.  A hint of crushed oyster shells, splashed with watermelon, raspberry and the juice of wild cherries blended with pink peppercorns assails the senses.  Grown by … Read More

Coxhead Creek Matakana Rosé 2019 $

November 1, 2019By Yvonne

Coxhead Creek Matakana Rosé 2019 $25 I love this wine!  Crafted by the crazy-talented Warren Knudsen, from 100% cabernet franc, this rosé is the real deal.  It’s incredibly concentrated, spicy, floral and deliciously dry to drink.  Crisp, focused and showing superb purity of flavour, it’s a style that I’d love to see more of from … Read More

Lawson’s Dry Hills Marlborough Pink Pinot 2019

October 9, 2019By Yvonne

Lawson’s Dry Hills Marlborough Pink Pinot 2019 $25 If your recent rosé experiences have been a tad lacklustre, and you’ve been looking for love in all the wrong places, then PINK is here to help.  Bish, bolshy, bold and with meat on its bones, PINK is made from 100% Pinot Noir from Lawson’s Chaytors Road … Read More

Main Divide North Canterbury Rosé 2019

August 26, 2019By Yvonne

Main Divide North Canterbury Rosé 2019 $20 If you thought, because it’s a rosé from the South Island, that it was bound to be made out of pinot noir, then you might need to saddle up and jump on a new horse because this is an ‘assemblage’ of different grapes that combined, make a crisp, … Read More

Waipara Hills Waipara Valley Pinot Noir Rosé 2019

August 20, 2019By Yvonne

Waipara Hills Waipara Valley Pinot Noir Rosé 2019 $12.99 Brand new Cantabrian cherries and cream-filled rosé here from the fine folk at Waipara Hills.  With raspberry and watermelon flavours, it’s fresh and zesty, crisp and crunchy, simple and satisfying – and that it’s being sold on special for $13 is crazy.   www.thegoodwine.co.nz

Misty Cove Marlborough Rosé 2019

June 27, 2019By Yvonne

Misty Cove Marlborough Rosé 2019 $22.99 How pretty is this shiny, new, pinot noir-based rosé?  It absolutely pops in the glass and it’s strongly scented with classic raspberry, cherry and strawberry notes and bursts forth all manner of rich, generous, gob-filling gorgeousness in the fruit department.  Fresh, yet densely flavoured and full-bodied, it’s the complete … Read More

Master of Ceremonies MC Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2018

March 15, 2019By Yvonne

Master of Ceremonies MC Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2018 $19 While it looks like it’ll be a sweetie in the glass, you’ll find your Hawke’s Bay-grown goblet of goodness has a dollop of dryness, a kick of pepper and buckets of spice on the finish.  It’s got some tannic texture in the mouth and make sure … Read More

Lamont Central Otago Pinot Noir Rosé 2018

March 7, 2019By Yvonne

Lamont Central Otago Pinot Noir Rosé 2018 $27 Produced from 100% pinot noir grown in the Chinaman’s Terrace vineyard in Bendigo, this rosé holds nothing back.  Pinker than a freshly slapped cheek, this wine smells of creaming soda and red liquorice, watermelon gelato and those red loveheart lollies in your two dollar mixture from the … Read More

Hancock & Sons Lillies Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2018

March 2, 2019By Yvonne

Hancock & Sons LilliesHawke’s Bay Rosé 2018 $22.50 With its pale as palest rose gold colour, this rosé, named after the ship that bought John Hancock’s great-great-grandparents from Cornwall to South Australia, is quite possibly the prettiest thing I’ve poured all week!  From starting out his career in N at Delegat’s in the 1970’s, to … Read More