A complete 32-vintage collection of Te Mata Coleraine has fetched NZD $19,000 at this year’s Hawke’s Bay Charity Wine Auction.
Mills Reef has just announced the release of a new “icon wine range” featuring two reds from the 2013 vintage, each with an NZD $350 price tag.
Craggy Range has made a strong statement with the quality and price of their latest Prestige Collection releases from the 2016 vintage.
Which region makes the country’s best chardonnay? That’s a hard call.
New Zealand’s largest listed winemaker declared an unaudited Operating Net Profit for the year to June 2018 or $44.9 million, up 17% on the previous year.
Tiny family Hawke’s Bay producer Bilancia justified their enthusiasm for hillside planting in the Gimblett Gravels area with a couple of excellent wines.
Grape tonnage was up 6% on last year but ranks as only the third largest vintage to date.
Craggy Range Gimblett Gravels Syrah 2015, Hawkes Bay, AUD $45
Wines with NZD $100+ price tags are no longer the rarity they once were.
During an extensive tasting of the variety, I came across three wines in the “super-premium” category with prices south of NZD $50.