Yalumba winemaker, Kevin Glastonbury, made a brief visit to Auckland to show off five vintages of The Signature.
Piqueras Old Vines Garnacha Almansa DO 2014, Spain, NZD $19.95
Ata Rangi McCrone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014, Martinborough, NZD $80
Elephant Hill Airavata Syrah 2014, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $120
Using stalks in red-wine fermentation is a traditional practice in making pinot noir and shiraz in France, and has become fashionable in Australia.
Elephant Hill Hieronymus 2014, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $120
Huntington Estate Special Reserve Shiraz 2014, Mudgee, AUD $36-$39
After selling Te Awa Wines the Lawson family bought a small hillside farm in the Gimblett Gravels subregion and planted a vineyard on the terraced slopes with a view to producing small quantities of premium wine.
There is mounting pressure to add more nutritional information on wine labels after beer producers have started printing nutritional panels.
Brown Magpie Modewarre Mud Shiraz 2014, Geelong, AUD $60