Yvonne Lorkin CANVAS column for Sat 16 Sept 2017

September 16, 2017By Yvonne

Central Otago might reside at the bottom of the world, but its aromatic whites are interstellar… Archangel Stephania Central Otago Riesling 2015 $25 Zenek Zurakowski has cleverly added the official International Riesling Foundation sweetness scale to his back label, clearly indicating this is definitely on the dry end of the spectrum. Lifted green apple and … Read More

Ted by Mount Edward Central Otago Pinot Blanc 2016 $24.99

September 11, 2017By Yvonne

Pinot blanc is such a rare thing in this country, but Duncan Forsyth and Anna Riederer are experts at crafting some of the best year after year. It’s a complex little number, with summer wild flowers, white peach, walnut flesh and soft, exotic spices alongside a squeak of honeysuckle which adds a frill to the … Read More