Askerne Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon, Sauvignon Gris, Semillon 2018

September 13, 2020By Yvonne

Askerne Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon, Sauvignon Gris, Semillon 2018 $23.90 Fish Tacos with tomatillo and avocado sauce Hands down the best thing you can possibly sip with these seriously spicy fish tacos, is the Askerne Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon, Sauvignon Gris, Semillon 2018 ($23.90) It’s heaving with herbaceousness, lemongrass, white pepper and tarragon-infused terrificness. Sauvignon gris is … Read More

Mission Estate Hawke’s Bay Reserve Old Vine Semillon 2018

December 2, 2019By Yvonne

Mission Estate Hawke’s Bay Reserve Old Vine Semillon 2018 ($29) Paired with Zucchini and Cherry Tomato Nicoise Salad in Canvas Sat Dec 7th 2019 No sooner had I read this recipe, I hurtled to the supermarket to get the ingredients because I had the perfect wine.  The Mission Estate Hawke’s Bay Reserve Old Vine Semillon … Read More

Kelly Washington Wairau Valley Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2017

February 7, 2019By Yvonne

Kelly Washington Wairau Valley Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2017 $36  Aromas of freshly-baled pea-hay, lemongrass and soft, white pepper characters co-exist with lime and nettle notes in a beautifully balanced, mineral-driven mouthfeel that is just delicious. Certified organic and very classy in the glass, I really wish I could confidently say that New Zealanders will pay … Read More

Te Mata Estate Cape Crest Sauvignon 2014

March 2, 2016By Yvonne

Te Mata Estate Cape Crest Sauvignon 2014 $30 ★★★★½  I love the fragrance of passionfruit curd, lemon blossom and hints of herbaceousness in this wine. Crafted from prime Hawke’s Bay sauvignon blanc, blended with a splash of semillon and sauvignon gris, it’s an out-there kind of style that’s less of a ‘sauvignon’ and more a … Read More