I’ve chosen “Bouquet” as the collective noun for gewürztraminer because it is one of the most floral examples of a class of wine known as aromatic varieties.
Johanneshof Cellars Gewürztraminer 2018, Marlborough, NZD $32
New Zealand was a high performer in 2018 with four wines in the Wine Spectator’s influential Top 100 list.
No. 1 Family Estate Reserve Blanc de Blancs NV, Marlborough, NZD $96
Clos Marguerite Pinot Noir 2014, Marlborough, NZD $49
No 1 Family Estate Adele Cuvée 2013, Marlborough, NZD $240
No 1 Family Estate is a Marlborough-based sparkling wine specialist. Here is their story.
Hans Herzog is one of Marlborough’s most precious vinous and culinary gems.
Wither Hills Cellar Collection Noble Riesling 2016, Marlborough, NZD $35
Vertical tastings are very revealing. As I’ve said on other occasions they are like an archaeological dig.