Brightwater Vineyards Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2021

November 14, 2021By Yvonne

Brightwater Vineyards Nelson Sauvignon Blanc 2021 $20 Imagine flinging some basil, lime zest, peapods, passionfruit pulp, lemongrass and tomato leaves into the kitchen whizz, blitzing it all up and slathering it all over your visage like a citrusy, herbaceous beauty mask. It’ll lift the jowels, close the pores, tighten the cheeks, and elevate the eyebrows … Read More

Brightwater Vineyard Nelson Chardonnay 2020

September 14, 2021By Yvonne

Brightwater Vineyards Nelson Chardonnay 2020 $27 Lifted and lemony on the nose, this elegantly styled new release from one of our long-time WineFriend loves, is edged with roast cashews and nougat niceness. There’s a lick of smoke, an edge of grilled nectarine and a lush, peachy palate. Great late afternoon sip. Brightwater Vineyards

Brightwater Vineyards Te Kāhu Nelson Pinot Noir 2016

July 18, 2019By Yvonne

Brightwater Vineyards Te Kāhu Nelson Pinot Noir 2016 $26.99 Three years on from harvest and the wine is taking on a lovely brick-red hue and aromas that lead you down the wild side of the hedge. Named after the native harrier hawk which patrols the vineyards of Gary and Valley Neale, it’s softly savoury and … Read More

Brightwater Lord Rutherford Nelson Pinot Gris 2014

November 27, 2015By Yvonne

Brightwater Lord Rutherford Nelson Pinot Gris 2014 $30 ★★★★½ So if you’ve never entertained the thought of spending $30 on a bottle of pinot gris then it’s probably about time you started saving some coin because there’s a huge leap in complexity to be gained when you upgrade.  I love the luscious lychee, quince, baking … Read More