Bald Hills Last Light Central Otago Riesling 2021

September 12, 2022By Yvonne

Bald Hills Last Light Central Otago Riesling 2021 $30 At a positively demure 11.5% alcohol this riesling romps in with magic mandarin and apple aromatics, a palate draped in honeysuckle and a finish that’s laced with fresh lime layers. A lick of grapefruit and a teensy tweak of creamy nougat features in the background, making … Read More

Bald Hills Last Light Central Otago Riesling 2020

August 15, 2022By Yvonne

Bald Hills Last Light Central Otago Riesling 2020 $30 Paired with Annabel Langbein’s Kedgeree in NZ Herald Canvas Aug 20 2022. If Pete Bartle ever makes a riesling that isn’t exceptionally balanced and beautiful, then stick a fork in me, ‘cos I’m done. Sourced from Bald Hills’ Bannockburn site, the single hectare of vines that … Read More

Bald Hills Last Light Bannockburn Riesling 2019

July 3, 2021By Yvonne

Bald Hills Last Light Bannockburn Riesling 2019 $30 Erupting with crisp, sweet apple, lemonade, lime curd and honeysuckle, this new vintage of Last Light is an absolute cracker. Weighing in at a demure 11.7%, and showing intense mandarin, honey and peachy punch, it’s made by riesling legend Pete Bartle  and sourced from Bald Hills’ Bannockburn … Read More

Bald Hills Last Light Single Vineyard Central Otago Riesling 2018

November 23, 2020By Yvonne

$28 If winemaker Pete Bartle ever makes a riesling that isn’t exceptionally balanced and beautiful then I want to know about it. Sourced from a single hectare of vines grown in the Bald Hills Bannockburn site that are planted in such a way as to soak up the very last rays of the late afternoon … Read More

Bald Hills Last Light Single Vineyard Central Otago Riesling 2017

June 20, 2020By Yvonne

Bald Hills Last Light Single Vineyard Central Otago Riesling 2017 $30 This is classic-classic-classic riesling, people. Heaving with zesty natural sweetness, crunchy mandarin-induced magic, and notes of Pink Lady apples, lime, honeysuckle, and masses of white-flesh fruit, it’s just stunning! Made by Pete Bartle, Central Otago winemaking royalty, it’s a riesling with wow-factor 50. Enjoy … Read More