Coal Pit Central Otago Pinot Noir Rosé 2021

May 2, 2022By Yvonne

Coal Pit Central Otago Pinot Noir Rosé 2021 $34 Such a precise, pretty rosé right here from Gibbston Valley-grown fruit and crafted by winemaker Anika Willner, it’s an ultra-pretty wine with a generous, redcurrant and raspberry fullness. Juicy-textured and showing hints of creaming soda, red apple, quartzy minerality and pink peppercorn spices – it’s absolutely … Read More

Bostock Airini Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2021

May 1, 2022By Yvonne

Bostock Airini Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2021 $48 Crafted from certified organic syrah grapes grown in the iron-rich soils of the Bridge Pa Triangle sub-region, this new rosé bursts with apple, raspberry and pink peppercorn aromas and washes across the tongue and tonsils with a wave of crunchy-crisp, juicy watermelon and redcurrant characters. Cleansing and richly … Read More

Gladstone Vineyard Wairarapa Rose 2019

April 3, 2022By Yvonne

Gladstone Vineyard Wairarapa Rose 2019 $24.99 Pale apricot-pink and bursting with bright cherry blossom and rhubarb, this absolute little rockstar of a rosé is singing all the right tunes. Cleansing honeydew melon and peachy complexity with a hint of apple makes this deliciously dry wine a dream to drink. Gladstone Vineyard

Zephyr MKI Organic Marlborough Rosé 2021

March 24, 2022By Yvonne

Zephyr MKI Organic Marlborough Rosé 2021 $28 Throwing an ultra-pretty pink diamond and morganite hue in the glass this pinot noir-based rosé has pace, acceleration, energy and buckets of bright raspberry, cherry and crushed shell minerality aplenty. Crunchy acidity, mouthwatering textures, it’s snappy-dry, and has a Provençal-like mouthfeel. It’s so good that I’m thinking holy … Read More

Crab Farm Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2021

March 10, 2022By Yvonne

Crab Farm Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2021 $19 If you’re looking for a delicate frilly rosé you’ve come down the wrong cul de sac friend. This style is designed to grip you around the gums and shake you sideways. It’s got some grunty red fruit, spice and herb notes alongside a hint of rhubarb and pepper … Read More

Ataahua Waipara Rosé 2021

February 9, 2022By Yvonne

Ataahua Waipara Rosé 2021 $28 Crafted from the free-run juice of freshly harvested pinot noir grapes, this rosé from wild, windy North Canterbury is chock full of melon, redcurrant and raspberry freshness. A hint of cherry fleshes out the mid-palate and crisp, crunchy acidity elongates its bright, textural finish. Ataahua

Trinity Hill Molly’s Block Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2021

February 6, 2022By Yvonne

Trinity Hill Molly’s Block Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2021 $39 A very small but very special parcel of syrah sourced from the river-sands soils of the Moteo Pa sub-region was used to craft this ultra-dry and redcurrant-edged rosé. It’s cleansing and delicately designed, yet it’s packing buckets of pink peppercorn and crushed seashell minerality into every … Read More

Rabbit Ranch Central Otago Rosé 2021

February 5, 2022By Yvonne

Rabbit Ranch Central Otago Rosé 2021 $21 Prepare for your nostrils to be completely enveloped in a cloud of strawberries and cream and the sneaky scent of vanilla and raspberry. The palate has apple intensity, spicy generosity and oodles of cranberry, redcurrant and raspberry to round it all out. Ultra-fresh and uber-zesty – it’s one … Read More

Jules Taylor OTQ Marlborough Pinot Noir Rosé 2021

February 5, 2022By Yvonne

Jules Taylor OTQ Marlborough Pinot Noir Rosé 2021 $32 Oh lordy will you just soak in how money this wine looks in its floral-etched bottle and its bright, perfectly pink, morganite hue as it pours into the glass. Grown in Jules’ Anderson Vineyard in the Upper Brancott area of Marlborough’s Southern Valley’s, the aroma spectrum … Read More

Seresin Zosia Marlborough Pinot Noir Rosé 2021

February 5, 2022By Yvonne

Seresin Zosia Marlborough Pinot Noir Rosé 2021 $26 The folk at Seresin are absolutely fizzing about this new rosé because it’s so lush, plush and powerful. Crafted from organic, biodynamically-farmed, Abel-clone fruit sourced from their Raupo Creek vineyard, it absolutely heaves with cranberry, raspberry and redcurrant characters and has a ribbon of vanilla running from … Read More