Tony Bish Golden Egg Chardonnay 2017, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $39.95
Ant Mackenzie is a nice guy and a very experienced winemaker. Ant sent me his range of Theory & Practice wines to review.
Hawke’s Bay’s rain-affected 2018 vintage has been unfairly slated according to Warren Gibson.
Mills Reef Elspeth Merlot 2016, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $49.95
Elephant Hill Airavata Syrah 2014, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $120
Coopers Creek Reserve Syrah 2016, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $60
Smith and Sheth is a partnership between rock-star viticulturist, Steve Smith MW and wealthy American software developer, Brian Sheth.
Elephant Hill Hieronymus 2014, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $120
In a recent syrah tasting, three regions were represented among the top wines.
Smith & Sheth CRU Mangatahi Vineyard Chardonnay 2015, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $60