Quartz Reef Bendigo Estate Pinot Noir 2016, Central Otago, NZD $85
Doctors Flat Pinot Noir 2015, Central Otago, NZD $49.50
Wines with NZD $100+ price tags are no longer the rarity they once were.
These three red wines appear to have little in common. They are from three different regions, are made from different grape varieties and were produced in different vintages.
Smith and Sheth is a partnership between rock-star viticulturist, Steve Smith MW and wealthy American software developer, Brian Sheth.
I recently completed my annual chardonnay tasting and was reminded just how versatile the variety can be.
South Island Pinot Noir 2016, Central Otago, AUD $16
Misha’s Vineyard Limelight Riesling 2015, Central Otago, NZD $28
The latest Bindi and By Farr pinot noirs are exceptional, as we have come to expect.
I put some pricey pinot noirs from Gibbston Valley Wines, Rockburn Wines and Blank Canvas to the test.