Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021

November 5, 2021By Yvonne

Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021 $25 Crafted from fruit grown in their Corners, Orchard and Brookby Springs vineyards, this organic sauvignon blanc is all sorts of delicious. Plumped with punchy passionfruit, lemongrass, bruised basil and buckets of citrus, it’s intensely vibrant and bursting with fruit sweetness and crunchy acidity. Softly herbaceous and … Read More

Rock Ferry The Corners Vineyard Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

November 5, 2021By Yvonne

Rock Ferry The Corners Vineyard Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $30 If you thought all Marlborough sauvignon blanc was squint-inducingly acidic and packed with passionfruit, then wrap your tonsils around this organic example from Rock Ferry will rock you sideways. It’s softly-styled, showing lemon pith and lime blossom characters, peach and even a tweak of caramelisation … Read More

Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Marlborough Pinot Gris 2021

November 5, 2021By Yvonne

Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Marlborough Pinot Gris 2021 $27 Glossy and golden in the glass, scented with sea breeze, soft pear and quince-peel characters and awash with crisp acidity, lipsmackingly dry, mineral-edged textures and stitched together with soothing salinity. While it’s dry to finish, it’s also generously proportioned in the mid-palate, creating a complex, certified … Read More

Rock Ferry Late Harvest Marlborough Riesling 2018

August 24, 2021By Yvonne

Rock Ferry Late Harvest Marlborough Riesling 2018 ($33) Paired with Torta Santiago in dish Magazine Issue 99 Wash down this awesome almond and citrus cake with certified organic sweet sippage from the Rock Ferry Late Harvest Marlborough Riesling 2018 ($33). Its candied lemon, honeysuckle and toasted toffee tones are balanced by zesty acidity and gum … Read More

Rock Ferry Orchard Vineyard Marlborough Pinot Rosé 2020

August 18, 2021By Yvonne

Rock Ferry Orchard Vineyard Marlborough Pinot Rosé 2020 $25 Five different organically grown pinot noir clones from this one single vineyard are used to create this pale coral-coloured rosé. Allan McWilliams and Jordan Hogg were the winemakers responsible for shepherding it into the bottle and they’ve crafted it in a dry, full-bodied style. So if … Read More

Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

August 17, 2021By Yvonne

Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $25 This certified organic sauvignon blanc is carefully crafted from fruit grown in Rock Ferry’s Corners and Orchard vineyards. One portion of the juice went into stainless steel and the other portion was hand harvested, whole bunch pressed and fermented in an old 3800ltr oak cuve for … Read More

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Vineyard Central Otago Pinot Noir 2016

December 2, 2020By Yvonne

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Vineyard Central Otago Pinot Noir 2016 $55  Organic wine wonder-couple Tom Hutchison and Fiona Harvey, have crafted this intensely-flavoured, unfiltered example from a tiny site in the desert-scape of Bendigo. Crammed with dark cherry, rosehip and black tea characters, the Trig Hill is incredibly fresh and frisky, yet maintains a delicious … Read More

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Central Otago Riesling 2016

October 1, 2020By Yvonne

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Central Otago Riesling 2016 $33 This organic riesling absolutely roars with baked apple, crisp lime and loads of quartzy minerality. The acidity is pinging on the palate, there’s a tonne of tangelo and mandarin magic and loads of green apple characters crash through onto the finish as well. It’s a long-term … Read More

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Vineyard Central Otago Tempranillo 2016

September 30, 2020By Yvonne

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Vineyard Central Otago Tempranillo 2016 $45 Not only is this tempranillo from Central Otago (as unlikely as that sounds), it’s also organic AND darn excellent.  The aromatics sing of bay leaf, drying flax, leather and coffee, prune and saucy, scorched toast, and all those delicious things osmose through onto the palate. … Read More

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Central Otago Pinot Gris 2018

September 29, 2020By Yvonne

Rock Ferry Trig Hill Central Otago Pinot Gris 2018 $40 This is one of my favourite New Zealand pinot gris wines hands down. Hands all over the place in fact. Hand-harvested, whole bunch pressed and only the free-run juice was fermented with a combo of cultured and wild yeasts in a mixture of stainless steel … Read More