Seifried Grüner Veltliner 2016, Nelson, New Zealand (£14.99 Liquorice, Roberts & Speight, New Zealand Cellar, James Molden, Banstead Vintners, Trina’s Wines) No shortage of fruit here – apple, grapes and light peach – along with a lightly floral/confected edge, like the sugary bits on Turkish Delight. However, the slightly smoky […]

Grüner Veltliner from New Zealand & Austria

Seifried Family Aotea Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Nelson, New Zealand (£13-£15 Rodney Fletcher Vintners, Rannoch Scott Wines, Just in Cases, Noel Young Wines, Penistone Wine Cellars, Roberts & Speight, Wine & The Vine, Grassington Wine Shop, Aged in Oak Wine Company, Ministry of Drinks, Templar Wines,,, – these […]

Two New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs

Domaine de l’Ermitage Menetou-Salon Blanc 2014, Loire, France (£12.95 From Vineyards Direct) Really grown-up style of Sauvignon, fruity with lemon, apple and greengage to the fore, but also herby/earthy restraint, and keen sappy bite to the finish. S- Aotea Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Nelson, New Zealand (£15 Flagship Wines, Aged in […]

Sauvignon Blanc: the Loire & Nelson

No mistaking what this wine is… Seifried Estate Gewürztraminer 2012, Nelson, New Zealand (£11.99 Roberts & Speight, Halifax Wine Co, The Drink Shop, Lancaster Wine Company, The Good Wine Shop, Has all the classic Gewürztraminer pointers – rose petal, lychee, ginger, lime & lemon jelly – plus a touch […]

Seifried Estate Gewürztraminer 2012, Nelson, New Zealand