Pencarrow Martinborough Chardonnay 2019

April 13, 2021By Yvonne

Pencarrow Martinborough Chardonnay 2019 $23 Palliser Estate’s Pencarrow wines are named in honour of the stories of the famous lighthouse at the entrance to Wellington harbour. This chardonnay acknowledges the heroic Mary Jane Bennet, who single-handedly raised 5 children and took on the vital role of Pencarrow Lighthouse keeper when her husband died in 1855. … Read More

Palliser Estate Martinborough Chardonnay 2019

March 13, 2021By Yvonne

Palliser Estate Martinborough Chardonnay 2019 $39 Perfumed with roasted almond, grilled peach, caramelised, spicy oak and buttered cinnamon toast, it’ s an extremely juicy, satisfying, creamy-textured and beautifully built chardonnay that boasts cheek-slappingly vibrant acidity and seductive, perfectly prickly textures. It’s ballerina-balanced and shows delicious tension and excitement. Stunning stuff.

Palliser Estate Martinborough Pinot Noir 2019

September 14, 2020By Yvonne

Palliser Estate Martinborough Pinot Noir 2019 $59 Paired with: Greens Ricotta and mushroom pizza in Issue 93 Dish Magazine While it might sound weird pairing a glass of red wine with a pizza loaded with greens, just bear with, because the Palliser Estate Martinborough Pinot Noir 2019 ($59) is just the most delicious thing with … Read More

Palliser Martinborough Riesling 2015

March 21, 2016By Yvonne

Palliser Martinborough Riesling 2015 $22 ★★★★½ Allan Johnson has been the Chief Winemaker at Palliser since 1991 and since then he’s helped load over 80 gold medals into their trophy cabinet.  And luckily for us, riesling is one of the things he does best.  The word here is purity.  It’s all about pristine, clean, white … Read More

Methode Acting…

February 27, 2012By Yvonne

For Richard Riddiford of Martinborough’s Palliser Estate “there are some occasions where only bubbles will do” and I agree with him wholeheartedly.  Over the last twelve months I’ve immersed myself in surfeit of sensational New Zealand sauvignon blanc at the Wine Marlborough Weekend, tantalised my tastebuds with lashings of luscious, lime-laden rieslings at the Summer … Read More