Yealands Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2022

November 11, 2022By Yvonne

Yealands Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2022 $16 Bright and bouncing with snowpea, watercress, lemongrass and basil notes on the nose, this sauvignon surges with classic citrus and passionfruit power in the mid-palate. It’s upfront, with all guns blazing in terms of mouthfeel and texture, and it’s not subtle in any way. Yealands Estate

Yealands Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021

June 19, 2022By Yvonne

Yealands Reserve Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021 $16 If aromatics of bruised basil, lemon zest, passionfruit and hints of jalapeno spin your wheels, then you’ve come to the correct car yard my friend. Classically styled, with citrus and herbaceous heft from woah to go, this is a clean, crunchy-crisp example that will please the crowds or … Read More

Yealands Reserve Marlborough Pinot Noir 2020

June 18, 2022By Yvonne

Yealands Reserve Marlborough Pinot Noir 2020 $27 Red apple, tamarillo and cherry aromatics all wash through onto the palate of this super-smooth pinot noir. Fresh, youthful yet showing some density and weight, and finely tuned tannins to finish. A ribbon of smoke curls around the core of spice rather nicely. Paired with: Indonesian Style Coconut … Read More

Yealands Single Vineyard Marlborough PGR 2020

June 17, 2021By Yvonne

Yealands Single Vineyard Marlborough PGR 2020 $26 The nose is a tsunami of apricot, jasmine, ginger, nashi and lychee-laden loveliness and it all washes across the palate like a spring tide. This has always been one of my favourite blended whites because it has something for everyone, delicious balance and firm, generous textures on the … Read More

Yealands State of Flux Marlborough Chardonnay 2019

April 4, 2021By Yvonne

Yealands State of Flux Marlborough Chardonnay 2019 $39.99 Soft citrus and soft peach and a hint of preserved lemon is what you can expect on the nose and the palate is creamy and shows tweaks of ground almond and melon. Fermented in Yealands concrete eggs, which some winemakers believe creates a more gentle environment for … Read More

Yealands Single Vineyard Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2020

December 31, 2020By Yvonne

Yealands Single Vineyard Awatere Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $24.95 Grown in their Seaview Vineyard on the wild and windy coastline south of Blenheim and just over the Wither Hills, the grapes here throw all their energy into creating tiny, flavour-packed berries which have a unique floral and apple-like character that’s quite different to sauvignon grown … Read More

Yealands Reserve Marlborough Rosé 2020

October 28, 2020By Yvonne

Yealands Reserve Marlborough Rosé 2020 $22.95 While it might look pale and pretty, this rosé has a lot going on and most of it is good. Watermelon, raspberry and cherry notes plump out the fruit character, however, there’s a slight bitterness on the finish which, if you like a bit of rough, is fine, however … Read More

Yealands Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

October 5, 2020By Yvonne

Yealands Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $14.99 Prepare for a hit of passionfruit, lemon verbena, crushed basil and white pepper up your passages as soon as the first glass is poured.  Crisp, ultra zesty, lemon and lime notes leap out and wash across the palate. It’s a citrus-forward, nicely balanced, refreshing and juicy wine that’ll wow … Read More

Yealands Reserve Awatere Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020

October 5, 2020By Yvonne

Yealands Reserve Awatere Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2020 $18.99 Marlborough’s Awatere Valley is famous for turning out sauvignon blanc saturated with high-toned florals, intense minerality, lemongrassy goodness and buckets of green herbs on the nose and palate.  This wine is swollen with sensationally sweaty characters, tomato stalk zinginess and a whole potager garden of herbaceousness.  … Read More