No.1 Family Estate No.1 Reserve Blanc de Blancs NV, Marlborough, NZD $96
I put some pricey pinot noirs from Gibbston Valley Wines, Rockburn Wines and Blank Canvas to the test.
Whitehaven Pinot Gris 2017, Marlborough, NZD $22
Twin Islands Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, AUD $18
The winemaker for Marlborough winery Isabel, Jeremy McKenzie, paid a visit the other day and I was updated on this well-established winery’s new direction.
Nautilus Estate The Paper Nautilus Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Marlborough, AUD $35
Konrad Dry Riesling 2015, Marlborough, NZD $19.60
Clos Marguerite Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Marlborough, NZD $28
I’ve been sent examples of two other New Zealand wines that admit to using Australian grapes on the back label.
Snapper Rock Pinot Noir 2016, Marlborough, NZD $18.99