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

Matawhero Single Vineyard Gisborne Pinot Rosé 2021

February 4, 2022By Yvonne

Matawhero Single Vineyard Gisborne Pinot Rosé 2021 $23 Coral-coloured and crazy-delicious, this East Coast rosé is all kinds of extra nice. With brisk melon and white peach aromatics, raspberry and cherry around the edges and an ultra-crisp, cleansing, mid-palate, it’s a fantastic way to accentuate the versatility of pinot noir. Perky and plush, it’s essential … Read More

Te Awanga Estate Wildsong Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2021

February 4, 2022By Yvonne

Te Awanga Estate Wildsong Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2021 $21 I have no idea what grapes have been used to craft this fabulously floral, spice-edged rosé and I’m fine with not knowing. I need more mystery in my life. Bursting with cherry and peachy notes on the nose and crunchy-fresh redcurrant and soft apple characers in … Read More

Church Road Gwen Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2020

January 13, 2022By Yvonne

Church Road Gwen Hawke’s Bay Rosé 2020 $21 Paired with: Zucchini Noodles with Corn and Tomatoes by Annabel Langbein in Canvas Magazine Saturday 15th Jan 2022 in the NZ Herald All that punchy pesto and creamy, avocado indulgence screams out for this crunchy-crisp, deliciously dry, cheek-slappingly sippable wine. Named in homage to the wife of … Read More

Main Divide North Canterbury Rosé 2021

January 7, 2022By Yvonne

Main Divide North Canterbury Rosé 2021 $21 Now you’d imagine for a company so famous for pinot noir, that their rosé would be fashioned from exactly that. Not so for Pegasus Bay, with their Main Divide 2021. Rather it’s a secret blend of multiple varieties that create an ultra-pale, pink sapphire coloured example. with aromas … Read More

Gibson Bridge Marlborough Pinot Gris Rosé 2020

December 9, 2021By Yvonne

Gibson Bridge Marlborough Pinot Gris Rosé 2020 $28 Crafted from the tiny, 6ha vineyard owned by Julie and Howard Simmonds, the pinky-grey skins of pinot gris grapes have allowed the colour of this wine to take on its soft, coral colour. Don’t expect your conventional nashi pear, peach and apple characters of commercial pinot gris … Read More