Yealands Reserve Awatere Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

October 5, 2020By Yvonne

Yealands Reserve Awatere Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $18.99 Marlborough’s Awatere Valley is famous for turning out sauvignon blanc saturated with high-toned florals, intense minerality, lemongrassy goodness and buckets of green herbs on the nose and palate.  This wine is swollen with sensationally sweaty characters, tomato stalk zinginess and a whole potager garden of herbaceousness.  … Read More

Yealands Marlborough Pinot Noir Rose 2011

November 16, 2011By Yvonne

Yealands Marlborough Pinot Noir Rosé 2011 $19  Soft strawberry and redcurrant aromas open the door to a crisp, rhubarb-like tang on the tongue and a long, slightly herbaceous finish.  Available from www.yealands.com Yealands Pinot Noir Rose 2011

Yealands Full Circle Hawke’s Bay Merlot 2008

July 20, 2011By Yvonne

Yealands Full Circle Hawke’s Bay Merlot 2008 $17  “What goes around comes around” states the label on this plastic bottle.  Produced by carbon-zero certified Yealands Estate this 100% recyclable is highly fruity on the nose and in the mouth it’s harmless, easy to drink but just a smidge boring if I’m being totally honest.  www.yealands.com

Yealand’s Full Circle Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010

July 20, 2011By Yvonne

Yealands Full Circle Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010 $17  It’s a bonus this sauvignon comes in a lightweight plastic bottle because I suspect I’ll be throwing a few into my recycling bin especially come summer.  Tomato stalk, fresh herbs, luscious lawn-clippings on the nose combine with ripe passionfruit, citrus and eye-watering acidity on the palate.  Good … Read More