Forrest Marlborough Lagrein 2020

February 18, 2023By Yvonne

Forrest Marlborough Lagrein 2020 $35 Normally when it comes to chilli, I recommend steering clear of the big reds, however the Forrest Estate Marlborough Lagrein 2020 ($35) – a local version of northern Italy’s Alto Adige classic – is generously juicy, cherry-stacked, sweetly structured and superb with black pepper and chilli lamb ribs. It’s sourced … Read More

Forrest Wines Marlborough Semillon 2021

January 16, 2023By Yvonne

Forrest Wines Marlborough Semillon 2021 $28 Up until 2021, it had been 10 years between bottlings of Forrest semillon in a classic, dry style. I was beginning to think it’d never happen again. Oh the horror! Like Wellington on a good day, nothing beats Marlborough semillon in a great vintage, and this is absolute proof. … Read More

Forrest Marlborough Riesling 2020

May 18, 2022By Yvonne

Forrest Marlborough Riesling 2020 $25 If you like your riesling to assail your olfactories with apple, lime zest and a lick of magical minerality, you’ve done a perfect parallel park my friend. Punchy acidity, pure pipfruit and crunchy citrus and the unmistakable rain-on-hot-asphalt punch of petrichor, make this an ultra-refreshing sip. It has excellent length … Read More

Forrest Marlborough Albariño 2021

October 1, 2021By Yvonne

Forrest Marlborough Albariño 2021 $28 While albariño (al-bar-een-yo) might be more famous in its Galician homeland in northwestern Spain, it’s clearly settled and thriving nicely under Marlborough’s baking Southern Valleys sun. Erupting with fresh apple blossom, lemon zest and peachy aromatics and washing waves of whipcrack acidity around the gums and nashi and lime across … Read More