Brookfields Hawke’s Bay Bergman Chardonnay 2015 $20 ★★★★

April 5, 2017By Yvonne

Peter Robertson has owned Brookfields since the 1970’s so he’s seen a thing or two in the evolution of chardonnay.  He’s also decided that good, old fashioned creamy, tropical and citrus fruit is what makes it magical.  Taking its name from the Bergman roses which sit at the end of every row, this chardonnay is … Read More

Brookfields Marshall Bank Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2015

December 11, 2016By Yvonne

Golden like a yellow diamond and boasting a whoomph of toasty oak, grapefruit zest, ripe peach and pineapple tones on the nose and followed by an intense, citrus-driven mid-palate.  Crisp, tangy and terrifically taut, Peter Robertson and his team have really crafted something special here because the finish just never does.  Long and lipsmackingly refreshing … Read More

Brookfields Backblock Hawke’s Bay Syrah 2015

March 31, 2016By Yvonne

Brookfields Backblock Hawke’s Bay Syrah 2015 $21 ★★★½ How pretty is the colour of this wine?  Glossy and inky-purple in the glass, it’s also chock full of violets, bouquet-garni herbs and loads of dark berries.  There’s a classic hit of pepper – but it’s only there to cuddle the fruit.  Fresh and youthful, winemaker Peter … Read More

Brookfields Indulgence Dessert Viognier 2014

January 5, 2016By Yvonne

Brookfields Indulgence Dessert Viognier 2014 $25 ★★★★★ Beware.  At a heartstoppingly huge 250g/l of residual sugar, you’ll be needing to get those cavities seen to before you even think about sipping this sexy thing.  With incredibly intense aromas of candied mandarin, creamed honey and orange toffee and incredibly luxurious, yet crisp and tangy on the … Read More