Marisco Diamond Heart Waihopai Cuvée 2017

April 7, 2021By Yvonne

Marisco Diamond Heart Waihopai Cuvée 2017 $35? A cushion-soft blend of chardonnay and pinot noir that has all the hallmarks of a fine Champagne. Very rich, ripe, round and finely-tuned. I am absolutely smitten with this shortbread-stacked style. Ultra-elegant mousse, zesty acidity smooth, creamy, almond-like textures. Gorgeous. http://www.marisco.co.nz

Ash Ridge Ariel Hawke’s Bay Blanc de Blanc 2018

April 5, 2021By Yvonne

Ash Ridge Ariel Hawke’s Bay Blanc de Blanc 2018 $45 This classy Blanc de Blanc (100% Chardonnay), was crafted in the traditional vintage Champagne method where the initial base wine was barrel fermented and left on lees for 1 year before being bottled and re-fermented to build its ultra-fine mousse (bubbles), and then left again … Read More