Rapaura Springs Rohe Awatere Valley Pinot Noir 2021

August 29, 2022By Yvonne

Rapaura Springs Rohe Awatere Valley Pinot Noir 2021 $36.90 Prepare for a huge lift of bay leaf, black tea, mixed spice, rhubarb and tamarillo – all things bright and beautiful essentially. In the mouth, it has a red apple and dusty cherry complexity, a creamy mouthfeel and a savoury, spice-driven core. The tannins are softly … Read More

Rapaura Springs Rohe Southern Valleys Marlborough Pinot Noir 2021

August 28, 2022By Yvonne

Rapaura Springs Rohe Southern Valleys Marlborough Pinot Noir 2021 $36.90 Pronounced “roar-he” this range of wines is designed to showcase the diversity and deliciousness of Marlborough’s sub-regions. The Southern Valleys soils contain more clay and wind-blown loess than other areas and as such produce pinot noir with deep black and blue fruit complexity, elevated florals … Read More

Rapaura Springs Rohe Dillons Point Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021

September 26, 2021By Yvonne

Rapaura Springs Rohe Dillons Point Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021 $27.90 This bottle should carry a ‘Wear a Helmet’ warning because by jingoes, the second you unclick the cap and pour this wine into your glass, a passionfruit-pumped roundhouse kick of Kill Bill proportions will collide with your face. Big call, but I think this could … Read More

Rapaura Springs Gravel Lane Botrytised Marlborough Riesling 2018

August 25, 2021By Yvonne

Rapaura Springs Gravel Lane Botrytised Marlborough Riesling 2018 ($35) Paired with: Lemon cheesecake tart with lemon curd in dish Magazine Issue 99 You know this recipe is calling you right? It’s your destiny. So embrace the candied mandarin, toffee apple and crystalised ginger goodness of the Rapaura Springs Gravel Lane Botrytised Marlborough Riesling 2018 ($35) … Read More

Rapaura Springs Bouldevines Vineyard Marlborough Chardonnay 2019

August 20, 2021By Yvonne

Rapaura Springs Bouldevines Vineyard Marlborough Chardonnay 2019 $30 Wow! Crafted from fruit grown in the Omaka Valley, a chardonnay hotspot, this new release from the folk at Rapaura Springs heaves with buttery cinnamon toast terrificness, peachy complexity, a core of cashew-dusted citrus and lush, plush textures all the way through to the finish. It’s a … Read More

Rapaura Springs Rohe Rapaura Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021

August 12, 2021By Yvonne

Rapaura Springs Rohe Rapaura Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021 $27.90 Holy jalapenos! The 2021 vintage is turning out the whopping aromatics in Marlborough sauvignon and this new Rohe release from Rapaura Springs is no exception. It’s a mouthful of flavour fireworks and that’s no exaggeration. Luscious lime, bruised basil, punchy passionfruit and peach, layers of red … Read More

Rapaura Springs Reservoir Vineyard Marlborough Pinot Noir 2017

June 21, 2019By Yvonne

Rapaura Springs Reservoir Vineyard Marlborough Pinot Noir 2017 $39.99 I LOVE this wine!  Fresh, frisky, wild red fruits, buckets of berries, cherries, soft and luscious textures, so pristine, so clean, so focused and plush, lush, spice-infused and fabulous.  The length of flavour is like an energizer bunny in a bottle – it’s so satisfying and … Read More

Rapaura Springs The Springs Vineyard Marlborough Verdelho 2017

June 20, 2019By Yvonne

Rapaura Springs The Springs Vineyard Marlborough Verdelho 2017 $32.99 Summer flowers, aromatic, crunchy stonefruit and buckets of soft herbs and white peachy and basil and bouyant and bold.  Lemon pith, complex, white pepper and nectarine notes.  I really love this wine because of its a funky fabulousness.