St Hugo Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 $55.99 (4.5 stars)

Here’s a gorgeously glossy, eucalypt and herb-scented little star that’s classic Coonawarra through and through.  Blackcurrant, white pepper, smoky, cedar notes, loads of florals and a burst of black olive makes itself known on the finish.  It’s a masculine, complex example that’s leathery, earthy and definitely drinking nicely now. www.firstglass.co.nz

wine column week commencing 17th June, 2017

We’re in the middle of June.  June!  How did this even happen so quickly?  It’s like our year is David Hasselhoff and he just pressed the ‘turbo boost’ button on KIT’s dashboard (GenY’s and Millenials will be furiously Googling now I’m sure)  Some people are winter people and that’s fabulous, however I’m not one of […]

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