Melton Estate Canterbury Sauvignon Blanc 2021

November 20, 2022By Yvonne

Melton Estate Canterbury Sauvignon Blanc 2021 $22 If, like me, you love the smell of freshly-cut lawns and flame-scorched jalapenos, then this crunchy-fresh Cantabrian sauvignon has your name on it! Herbaceous, heaving with tomato stalk and smoked passionfruit characters, it’s a complex, mineral-laced example that’s got sea breeze style to it. It wil also help … Read More

Melton Estate Canterbury Pinot Gris

August 30, 2018By Yvonne

Melton Estate Canterbury Pinot Gris 2015 $20  Located in the leafy climes of West Melton, 20 mins or so drive west of Christchurch city, this pinot gris has a hint of botrytis character happening, honeyed notes, beeswax and some roast stonefruit showing through.  Doesn’t really show the classic nashi, pear, quince and apple characters that … Read More

I’m up for Summer Love…

August 14, 2013By Yvonne

If you travel twenty minutes west of Christchurch on the West Coast Road (SH73) you’ll enter the leafy locale known as West Melton which is home to a plucky community of winegrowers including Melton Estate.  Previously known as Sherwood Estate, the Melton Estate winery is the brainchild of Philip Caunter, a million-miles-an-hour man who can … Read More