Trinity Hill Hawke’s Bay Syrah 2019

June 30, 2020By Yvonne

Trinity Hill Hawke’s Bay Syrah 2019 $19.99 That so much pure, Hawke’s Bay syrah-ness is able to be crammed inside a bottle for just $20 just blows my mind. Yet in the hands of the team at Trinity Hill, any syrah grape can feel confident that it’ll be shepherded into the bottle with the best … Read More

Trinity Hill Hawke’s Bay Merlot 2019

June 16, 2020By Yvonne

Trinity Hill Hawke’s Bay Merlot 2019 $22.90 Direct from the merlot capital of the country, this fleshy, speshy merlot is dangerously drinkable.  Plum, cherry and boysenberry notes boogie across the nose and palate and leave a gush of gorgeous cocoa and spice on the finish.  Soothing and velvety to sip. http://www.trinityhill.com

Trinity Hill The Trinity Hawke’s Bay Red Blend 2018

June 11, 2020By Yvonne

Trinity Hill The Trinity Hawke’s Bay Red Blend 2018 $22.90 Here’s a shiny new lipsmacking blend of 32% merlot 30% cabernet franc, 28% cabernet sauvignon, 6% petit verdot and 4% malbec from the team at Trinity Hill, and it’s a darn attractive thing to drink.  Great value red here, bursting with classic plum and raspberry … Read More

Trinity Hill Lost Garden Hawke’s Bay Pinot Noir 2019

June 10, 2020By Yvonne

Trinity Hill Lost Garden Hawke’s Bay Pinot Noir 2019 $29.95 This Central Hawke’s Bay-grown pinot noir is intensely aromatic, infused with bay leaf, cherry, blueberry and a bunch of bright, vibrant spicy layers to boot.  Floral and tightly coiled on the palate, it’s a raspberry-stacked style that will unfurl itself over the next year or … Read More

Trinity Hill White Label Hawke’s Bay Pinot Noir 2018

June 10, 2020By Yvonne

Trinity Hill White Label Hawke’s Bay Pinot Noir 2018 $22.99 Bright, vibrant and cherry-saturated, here’s a slippery-textured, smooth and softly spiced pinot noir sourced from quality vineyards in the South Central Hawke’s Bay sub-regions of Porangahau and Waipawa. Sites boasting a range of soil types include limestone and argillite which (when combined with a long, … Read More

Trinity Hill 125 Gimblett Single Vineyard Gimblett Gravels Chardonnay 2018

January 30, 2020By Yvonne

Trinity Hill 125 Gimblett Single Vineyard Gimblett Gravels Chardonnay 2018 $80 100% Clone 95 chardonnay  was harvested from their Tin Shed Vineyard at 125 Gimblett Road, then lovingly shepherded into the bottle by the Trinity Team to create the debut ‘125’.  And I am all over it like a chardonnay-obsessed limpet.  Aromatically it shows stylish … Read More

Trinity Hill Gimblett Gravels Montepulciano 2014

December 1, 2015By Yvonne

Trinity Hill Gimblett Gravels Montepulciano 2014 $30 ★★★★ There’s less than 1ha planted of this super-savoury Italian red in Trinity Hill’s Gimblett Gravels vineyard – and there’s precious little planted elsewhere in the country.  It’s a hearty, ribsticking red with really interesting meaty, leathery notes, lovely hints of coughdrop and cocoa alongside pepper and smoky, … Read More

Wine Stories

November 21, 2015By Yvonne

Published NZME Regional Newspapers Sat 21 Nov 2015   Homage Returns November 20th sees Trinity Hill release its flagship syrah, Homage 2013 ($120), the first Homage to be released since 2010.  Known now as one of the top red wines New Zealand’s ever produced, full-stop, (except I put a comma there) it comes out with … Read More

Trinity Hill Gimblett Gravels Marsanne Viognier 2014

October 20, 2015By Yvonne

Trinity Hill Gimblett Gravels Marsanne Viognier 2014 $30 ★★★★½ I LOVE this local version of a French favourite.  With lifted, lemon verbena, crushed herbs, anise and white pepper characters on the nose followed by rich, juicy stonefruit and spice layers in the mouth, it’s just a joy to drink.  “2014 was a great year for … Read More

Don’t ignore 2012’s from Hawke’s Bay

October 15, 2014By Yvonne

An email arrived halfway through January from Michael Henley, CEO of Trinity Hill Wines. “Trinity Hill are releasing our 2012 Gimblett Gravels wines and I was wondering if you would be interested in receiving some samples?”  “Save your samples”, I wrote back, “I’m actually in Hawke’s Bay right now and I’m happy to pop over … Read More