No1 Family Estate Vintage 2013 Adéle Cuvée Methode Traditionelle

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With layer upon layer of flavours evolving in the palate this is a stunning wine, a wine with presence and elegance.

Kahurangi Estate Nelson Pinot Noir Rose

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Creamy texture upfront without being creamy in flavour, the palate weight is full and flavours of crisp cranberry dominate but with lovely background red berry flavours.

Chard Farm Mason Vineyard Pinot Noir 2017

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Joëlle Thomson says the Mason Vineyard is an exciting new acquisition for Chard Farm at Parkburn and it’s the only vineyard in the Chard stable with clay soils.

Chard Farm Central Otago The Tiger Pinot Noir 2017

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The Tiger is named after the late ‘Tiger’ Thomson (no relation to yours truly, although I’d be proud if he was).

Misha’s Vineyard The High Note Pinot Noir 2017

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The Misha in this increasingly well known brand is co-owner Misha Wilkinson, who celebrated 11 years of winemaking in Central Otago with her 2017 wines.

Chard Farm Central Otago Mata-Au Pinot Noir 2017

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Light in colour and big on flavour, this is one of three sub-regional expressions of Pinot Noir made by Chard Farm

Chard Farm Central Otago Viper Vineyard 2017

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The Viper Vineyard Pinot is my pick of the single  vineyard wines from the 2017 release from Chard Farm.

Jacob’s Creek Barossa Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

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Almost jam-like intensity in the black berry fruits with a familiar dusting of chocolate.

Jacob’s Creek Barossa Signature Shiraz 2017

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Soft chocolate notes add a certain richness to the flavours, a beautiful example of Barossa Shiraz form an outstanding producer.