Yealands State of Flux Marlborough Chardonnay 2019

April 4, 2021By Yvonne

Yealands State of Flux Marlborough Chardonnay 2019 $39.99 Soft citrus and soft peach and a hint of preserved lemon is what you can expect on the nose and the palate is creamy and shows tweaks of ground almond and melon. Fermented in Yealands concrete eggs, which some winemakers believe creates a more gentle environment for … Read More

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