Abbey Estate Bridge Pa Flirt Brut NV

August 25, 2022By Yvonne

Abbey Estate Bridge Pa Flirt Brut NV $40 Crafted in a blanc de blanc style by winemaker Dermot Haworth, this is an extremely refined, elegant, cleansing and crammed with class. Creamy almond and rising dough notes combine with crisp lemon and green apple goodness, while the bubbles are pinprick-fine and create tiny, delicate beading as … Read More

Abbey Estate Medium-Dry Bridge Pa Hawke’s Bay Riesling 2020

August 20, 2022By Yvonne

Abbey Estate Medium-Dry Bridge Pa Hawke’s Bay Riesling 2020 $20 This riesling is an excellent example of balance between acidity, natural sweetness, purity of fruit, and alcohol. Erupting with lime, mandarin, and awesome appletastic flavours, this Bridge Pa-grown beauty has tongue-adhesive textures that elongate the length of flavour, um, elongatingly. I also love how the … Read More

Abbey Estate Bridge Pa Hawke’s Bay Viognier 2021

August 12, 2022By Yvonne

Abbey Estate Bridge Pa Hawke’s Bay Viognier 2021 $25 Back in 2002 when Feilding dairy farmer Warren Haworth reached 50, he decided to reward himself and his wife Jan with a new life in Hawke’s Bay making wine. A new life of backbreaking work, little reward and even less sleep. But today, with the help … Read More

Abbey Estate Hawke’s Bay Pinot Gris 2020

April 21, 2021By Yvonne

Abbey Estate Hawke’s Bay Pinot Gris 2020 $20 This perky Pinot Gris from the iron-rich soils of the Bridge Pa Triangle brings the sunshine back into the bleakest winter day. Nashi, nutmeg, red apple and pear strudel spices lead to a fresh, dryish mouthfeel that exhibits a deliciously exfoliating texture on the finish. Fermented wild, … Read More

Abbey Estate Wild Fermented Bridge Pa Chardonnay 2019

April 12, 2021By Yvonne

Abbey Estate Wild Fermented Bridge Pa Chardonnay 2019 $30 Yum Yum Yumminny! This is a really interesting, multi-layered lovely from Dermot and his team at Abbey Estate in Hawke’s Bay’s Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District. Bursting with white nectarine, apricot, grapefruit pith, dried herb and nutty, toasty, caramelised characters in the mid-palate, it carries a … Read More

Abbey Estate Bridge Pa Temptation Malbec 2019

December 31, 2020By Yvonne

Abbey Estate Bridge Pa Temptation Malbec 2019 $25 Inky magenta in the glass and grizzling around the gills with earthy spices and gamey, wild and woolly notes. Malbec as a single varietal in Hawke’s Bay is not a common thing, particularly in the Bridge Pa area. so when someone decides to bottle it solo, my … Read More