Two of New Zealand’s best Syrah In the top 100 NZ wines to try before you die. Craggy Range Le Sol 2011 and Trinity Hill Homage 2010 both from the Gimblett gravels, Hawke’s Bay.
Nautilus Estate 2011 Cuvée Rosé methode traditionelle Simply one of the best sparkling wines made in NZ. Nautilus Estate 2011 Cuvée Marlborough Brut Rosé. It’s in the top 100 NZ wines to drink before you die.
Saint Clair 2013 Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough In this episode, the Americas cup final race is dark day for NZ, I taste Saint Clair’s 2013 Sauvignon Blanc. Their latest release wines are just what you’d expect from this world class winery.
Alluviale 2010 Merlot, Cabernet Franc In this episode I get to taste Allivale’s red wine from Hawke’s Bay. Allivale 2010 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc from Gimblett Gravels and is made by up and coming winemaker David Ramonteu. David’s father is responsible for raising the profile of the French wine region Jurancon. He’s from a
Mahurangi River Estate Mainly Malbec 2010 A region not often featured on UnScrewed, Auckland, or that should be Matakana. Mahurangi River Estate 2010 Mainly Malbec is a blend of Malbec and Merlot. Aged in both French and American oak, and only sold at the cellar door.