Moss Wood Ribbon Vale Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Margaret River, NZD $69
Pask Declaration Chardonnay 2015, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $40
Yalumba Galway Vintage Barossa Shiraz 2016, Barossa Valley, NZD $18.95
As we approach the beginning of harvest you will see an increasing number of men and women in white coats plucking unripe berries from grapevines.
Gibbston Valley Le Maitre Pinot Noir 2016, Central Otago, NZD $100
Comments on vintage progress were made on the 9th January 2018.
I had an opportunity recently to compare two Champagnes with a good local méthode traditionnelle.
Vintage charts are a general guide only. They should not be followed slavishly. There are always good wines made in a poor year. The reverse is also true.
Opawa Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, NZD $19.95
Luna Blue Rock Pinot Noir 2016, Martinborough, NZD $55