Weekend Wine Reviews 29th May 2021

June 8, 2021By Yvonne

Drinks matches for Canvas Annabel L Sat 29th May 2021   Nutty cumin Dukkah Wow. wow and triple whammy wow. The Smith & Sheth Cru Heretaunga Syrah 2018 ($40) was chosen as one of just 12 wines to feature in the exclusive, Gimblett Gravels Vintage Selection for 2018 from a tonne of contenders. It’s ultra-elegant … Read More

Canvas Magazine Matches Saturday 29th May 2021

May 30, 2021By Yvonne

Drinks matches for Canvas Annabel L Sat 29th May 2021 Nutty cumin Dukkah Wow. wow and triple whammy wow. The Smith & Sheth Cru Heretaunga Syrah 2018 ($40) was chosen as one of just 12 wines to feature in the exclusive, Gimblett Gravels Vintage Selection for 2018 from a tonne of contenders. It’s ultra-elegant and … Read More

Greywacke Marlborough Chardonnay 2017

May 21, 2021By Yvonne

Greywacke Marlborough Chardonnay 2017 ($40) Paired with – Roz’s Candied Walnuts Canvas NZ Herald June 2021 I don’t need much of an excuse to hurl myself face-first into a fistful of sweet nuts (oh hah hah) but the newly released Greywacke Marlborough Chardonnay 2017 ($40) just made it ridiculously easy. Nothing ever happens quickly in … Read More

Greywacke Late Harvest Marlborough Riesling 2011

March 21, 2019By Yvonne

Greywacke Late Harvest Marlborough Riesling 2011 $38 Holy toffee apples, Batman!  Carefully crafted by the legendary Kevin Judd, this little bottle of liquid indulgence has all the wicked sweetness of a sneaky dollar lolly mixture stashed under your pillow to nibble on when your mum’s not looking.  Hints of beeswax and spice on the nose … Read More

Greywacke Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013

November 20, 2015By Yvonne

Greywacke Marlborough Pinot Gris 2013 $30 ★★★★½ Pinot gris has proved an unstoppable force in this country, particularly over the last decade. It’s now our fourth most-widely-planted variety and our wine producers are now crushing a whopping 24000 tonnes of the stuff. That’s almost 1500 times the quantity they were processing in 2005. Kevin Judd of … Read More

Greywacke Marlborough Riesling 2013

November 16, 2015By Yvonne

Greywacke Marlborough Riesling 2013 $28 ★★★★ Mandarin pith, zesty pear and green apple vibe, honeysuckle and complex juicyness and depth in the palate. Impressive spine and elongated texture and length. Lovely.