Bell Hill Pinot Noir 2014, North Canterbury, NZD $120
Mr Riggs Scarce Earth Shiraz 2014, McLaren Vale, AUD $50
I recently spent an evening with St Hugo chief winemaker Dan Swincer, who had some challenging things to say.
Obsidian ‘The Obsidian’ 2014, Waiheke Island, NZD $75
Palliser Methode Traditionnelle 2014, Martinborough, NZD $52
Penfolds has released another wine that seems destined to stop collectors in their tracks and reach for their chequebooks.
Domain Road Paradise Pinot Noir 2014, Central Otago, NZD $78
Two top-scoring wines at reassuringly expensive prices appeared on my tasting bench recently.
Cofield Durif 2014, Rutherglen, AUD $26
A vertical tasting of five vintages of Trinity Hill Syrah offered the chance to check the progress of four vintages and taste the latest release from 2015 for the first time.